Elections Canada

Elections Canada

June 19, 2009 19:32 ET

Media Advisory: Sixth Inter-American Meeting of Electoral Management Bodies in Ottawa, Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Elections Canada and the Organization of American States (OAS) will host the inaugural session of the Sixth Inter-American Meeting of Electoral Management Bodies in Ottawa, Canada, on June 22 and 23.

The event will begin with opening remarks by OAS Secretary for Political Affairs, Ambassador Victor Rico; Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Mr. Marc Mayrand; Minister of State (Democratic Reform), Honourable Steven Fletcher; and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Americas), Honourable Peter Kent.



When: Monday, June 22, 2009
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Where: Adam Room
Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Ottawa, Ontario


The opening session will be available by webcast on both the Elections Canada and the Organization of American States Web sites.

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