Planning the Summit


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By Pete Romero and Laura Bennett, Ambassador (Retired) Pete Romero, and Writer/Producer Laura Bennett. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Dave Silverman, Deputy National Summit Coordinator, Summit of the Americas, talks about the complexity and diplomatic significance of setting the Summit's agenda. Democracy, climate change and other urgent topics are set forth for negotiation between the leaders of the hemispher's nations. Who weighs in on the topics chosen? Are agreements binding? Dave brings years of experience to the discussion.

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