The process, launched by Secretary General Insulza, seeks to reorganize the priorities and mandates of the Organization.
Participants shared their experiences in combating corruption and examined risks in the public and private sectors.
He called on the international community to respect diversity at a time when the world is shaken once more by violence.
Secretary General Insulza initiated the debate on that matter two years ago, given the need to prioritize the Organization’s activities.
It seeks to identify pioneering ideas, to disseminate and adapt them in the region in order to continue improving public institutions.
They include incorporating to the drug issue approach the public health factor and seeking alternatives to incarceration.
Ambassador Pablo Barahona Kruger reiterated his country's commitment to multilateralism and to the fundamental pillars of the Organization.
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