Meeting at IICA headquarters, the ministers of the 34 countries of the hemisphere will know the results of IICA in its last eight years and will elect a new Director General.
At the end of the inauguration, a memorial will be unveiled in honor of Henry Wallace, founder of IICA.
The president of the Republic of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, will participate in the meeting.
|10:30 a.m.||Remarks by Mr. Víctor M. Villalobos Director General of IICA|
|Welcoming remarks by Mr. Luis Felipe Arauz Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica|
|Remarks by Mr. Luis Guillermo Solís President of the Republic of Costa Rica|
|11:00 a.m.||Keynote Address|
|“Henry Wallace’s Legacy and Influence on the Future of Agriculture” - Ricardo García de Alba, Representative of DuPont Pioneer LAN|
|11:45 a.m.||Unveiling of memorial|
|Remarks by the Representative of the Wallace Foundation|
|Unveiling of the memorial in honor of Henry A. Wallace|