Executive presents to Congress draft resolution for Peru to host the OAS Assembly

Executive presents to Congress draft resolution for Peru to host the OAS Assembly

The agreement must first be approved by Congress and then internally ratified by President Pedro Castillo, through a supreme decree.< /h2>

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The Executive presents to Congress a draft resolution for Peru to host the OAS Assembly

The agreement must first be approved by Congress and later ratified internally by President Pedro Castillo, through a supreme decree. (Photo: OEA)

The Executive Power presented the Congress of the Republic the draft legislative resolution for the capital of Peru, Lima, to host the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS ).

The document includes the agreement between the Government and the OAS General Secretariat regarding the holding of the 52nd regular session of the General Assembly, signed on May 18 in Washington, United States.

The agreement is made up of a title, a preamble with 13 paragraphs, 6 chapters, 35 articles, a final paragraph, as well as a part containing the names of the parties to the treaty, as well as the signatures and names of the representatives of the Peruvian State and the OAS who signed it.

In the first article the parties have agreed that the Peru will contribute 585 thousand 321 dollars. Said amount corresponds to the total estimated contribution of our country to finance the “transfer and stay of the secretariat services” for the holding of the General Assembly. The total cost has been estimated at 695 thousand 321 dollars.

Meanwhile, the OAS will contribute 110 thousand dollars, in accordance with the funding levels established in the organization's Regular Fund program-budget for this year.

The Peru must make said deposit no later than August 5, 2022, through an electronic transfer to the name of the General Secretariat. Additionally, it must finance all “infrastructure, logistics and operational services expenses required for the General Assembly”.

In order to support the report, the favorable opinions of the Ministries of Women and Vulnerable Populations (MlMP); of Health (Minsa); and of the Interior; of the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi), in addition to the bodies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Thus, the favorable opinions of the General Directorate for Multilateral and Global Affairs, the General Directorate of Protocol and State Ceremonies, the Directorate of Privileges and Immunities and the General Office of Communication have been considered.

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