NEW YORK, NY, March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concordia has announced that it will hold its 2022 Summit of the Americas in Miami, Florida in July 2022. The Concordia Summit of the Americas was originally scheduled to take place alongside the ninth Summit of the Americas in June in Los Angeles, California. Concordia, in close consultation with its partner, the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (SG/OAS), has made this shift in timing to complement and support its critical agenda and resulting work of the Summit of the Americas. Concordia looks forward to hosting this important follow-up event, continuing to contribute to the conversation and building impactful partnerships.

The Concordia Americas initiative began in 2016, with its inaugural summit in Miami, Florida, and subsequent meetings in Bogotá, Colombia, bringing together leaders from the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. The region’s critical position on the global stage and the interconnected nature of its challenges with the success of the Western Hemisphere aligns with Concordia’s philosophy of creating an inclusive and collaborative global community.

“We are delighted to continue to strengthen our partnership between the OAS General Secretariat (GS/OAS) and Concordia. The 2022 Concordia Summit of the Americas represents a unique opportunity to connect key stakeholders and envision new public-private social impact initiatives for the benefit of the people of our hemisphere. It is times like these that require institutions to work together to uphold the principles of democracy, human rights, security and development,” said Luis Almagro, OAS Secretary General. .

“Since 2016, the Americas have been at the heart of Concordia with the establishment of the Concordia Americas Initiative. The 2022 Summit of the Americas will bring together a powerful roster of speakers, including world-renowned political leaders, business innovators, global non-governmental representatives and impressive young minds to tackle some of the toughest issues facing the western hemisphere is facing. The GS/OAS has been a key Concordia ally in the region and we are delighted to support their agenda at the Summit of the Americas,” said Matthew Swift, Co-Founder and CEO of Concordia.

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About Concordia:

Concordia is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that builds meaningful partnerships for positive social impact. As equal parts convener, activist and idea incubator, Concordia actively encourages cross-sector collaboration to create a more prosperous and sustainable future. Concordia was founded in 2011 by Matthew A. Swift and Nicholas M. Logothetis.

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About the OAS:

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (SG/OAS) is the central and permanent organ of the Organization. The OAS is the oldest regional organization in the world, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, DC, from October 1889 to April 1890.


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