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The Bicentennial of the U.S.-Colombia Relationship: Continue

The Bicentennial of the U.S.-Colombia Relationship:  Continued Opportunities for Partnership and Growth
Friday, January 28, 2021 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This event has been cancelled. 

Program Fee:
Free for Members | $15 for Non-Member Lawyers | Free for Non-Lawyers
Non-Lawyers please call Customer Relations at 212-382-6663 to register.

All visitors to the NYC Bar are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  For more information, click here.

Colombia and the United States established diplomatic relations on June 19,1822. As recognized by the United States Department of State, “[t]he United States and Colombia share a commitment to promoting security, prosperity, and democratic governance in Colombia and across the Western Hemisphere.”

To commemorate the bicentennial of diplomatic relations between Colombia and the United States, Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno will speak about the history of the countries’ binational relationship, their partnership, and the political challenges that both countries face. These remarks will be followed by a panel discussion to be followed by a Q&A session featuring the ambassador and ProColombia USA focused on the boundless opportunities to invest and do business in Colombia.

Introductory Remarks: 
Sheila S. BostonPresident, New York City Bar Association

Hon. Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States

Panel Discussion:
Michael A. Fernández, Chair, Inter-American Affairs Committee

Hon. Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States
Javier Urrutia, Executive Director For Foreign Investments, ProColombia USA

Sponsoring Committee:
Inter-American Affairs, Michael Fernández, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:
Inter-American Bar Association
Colombian American Association
Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II

Sponsored By:
FTI Consulting SAS

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