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Rebuilding Puerto Rico: Strategies, Partners and the Role of the Oversight Board
Monday, January 22, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Open to the public. There is no fee for this event, please sign in to register. If you are not a member and/or do not have a username or password, click on "Create a New Account" on the right side of the page to create an account.

Description:
This important panel discussion will focus on the roles played by the Government of Puerto Rico, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico (the “Board”) and the United States Congress in taking the measures required to rebuild Puerto Rico from the devastation caused by Hurricane María and for Puerto Rico to recover from its prolonged fiscal and humanitarian crisis.

Moderator:
Kathryn S. Wylde
, President and CEO, Partnership for New York City

Panelists:
Jaime El Koury, General Counsel, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico
Annette Martinez, Executive Director at Caribbean Institute for Human Rights / Instituto Caribeño de Derechos Humanos (ICADH)
Prof. Edwin Meléndez, Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College
Christian Sobrino, Governor's Representative, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Puerto Rico Task Force, Roger Maldonado, Chair
Project Finance Committee, Ricardo S. Martinez, Chair

Sponsoring Organizations:
King & Spalding
Partnership for NYC
SmithGambrellRussell

A live stream will be available at https://www.youtube.com/user/citybarjusticecenter/live.

Related Resources:
If you are interested in this program, you may also be interested in these City Bar resources: 
Letter to FEMA requesting registration extension for Puerto Ricans
Suspension of Jones Act in Aid of Relief for Puerto Rico
Letter to Jaime A. El Koury Re: Certification of a Fiscal Plan for Puerto Rico

 

Where:
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

 

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