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Hemispheric cooperation for competitive, secure, sustainable and inclusive ports in the Americas.

Message from the CECIP Chair

Jose Beni

Chair of the Executive Board of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CECIP)

General Port Administration (AGP) - Puerto Buenos Aires

At the Eleventh Regular Meeting of the Inter-American Forum on Successful Experiences in Port Development of the OAS CIP and the Nineteenth Meeting of the Executive Board of the Inter-American Committee on Ports, held from August 1 to 3, 2018 in Mexico City, the The Republic of Argentina was elected to preside over the CIP Executive Board (CECIP) during the period 2018-2020.

It is an honor for me to be able to represent our country before the CIP and, within the framework of the Mexico City Plan of Action, to continue working together with the other Member States to enhance American ports, the engine of our economies countries and source of numerous jobs. For this, we will promote the implementation of port public policies, technology, and the permanent training of our human resources.

I would like to highlight, on behalf of our National Port, the importance of hemispheric cooperation in port matters, of the CIP as a governmental forum that brings together all the Port Authorities of the Member States of the Organization of American States, and value the role of all port workers in the hemisphere to achieve “competitive, safe, sustainable, and inclusive ports in the Americas, with the active participation of the private sector.”

José Beni - CIP