Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG)

The Negotiation Process: Peru, host of the VIII Summit of the Americas, chairs the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG). The SIRG, the core management body of the Summits Process, is composed of representatives of the OAS Member States who meet to negotiate text for the document which will be signed by the hemisphere's leaders at the VIII Summit. Read more...

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First Meeting at the Ministerial Level of 2018 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Lima, Peru, April 12, 2018

Fourth Regular Meeting of 2018 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Lima, Peru, April 10-11, 2018

Third Regular Meeting of 2018 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Lima, Peru, March 21-23, 2018

  • Announcement EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Information Bulletin EN | ES
  • Preliminary List of Participants Textual

Second Regular Meeting of 2018 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Lima, Peru, March 7-9, 2018

  • Announcement EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Information Bulletin EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Order of Business EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Presentation of the document on Corruption and Human Rights, by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights EN | ES
  • Program - VIII Summit of the Americas EN | ES | FRPT
  • Preliminary List of Participants Textual

First Regular Meeting of 2018 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Lima, Peru, February 8-9, 2018

  • Announcement EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Information Bulletin EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Opening remarks by Ambassador Antonio García Revilla, National Coordinator of Peru for the Summits Process EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Remarks by His Excellency Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary General of the OAS EN | ES |FR | PT
  • Promoting the Participation of Civil Society Organizations and Social Actors in connection with Preparations for the Eighth Summit of the AmericasEN | ES | FR | PT
  • Intervención del Foro Ciudadano de las Américas ES
  • Third Progress Report on the Youth Participation Process in the VIII Summit of the Americas ES
  • Conclusions of the Workshop of Experts: Governance and Institutions in the Infrastructure Sector EN | ES | FR | PT | Presentations
  • Final Report EN | ES | FR | PT
  • List of Participants Textual
  • Photo Gallery

Third Regular Meeting of 2017 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Lima, Peru, November 2-3, 2017

  • Announcement EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Information Bulletin EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Theme 2 EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Theme 3 EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Opening remarks by Ambassador Antonio García Revilla, National Coordinator of Peru for the Summits Process EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Remarks by Ambassador James Lambert, Secretary of Hemispheric Affairs, OAS General Secretariat ENES | FR | PT
  • Presentation by Roberto de Michele, Lead Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) ES
  • Conclusions of the Meeting of Experts: Presentation by José Ugaz, Anti-Corruption Expert ES
  • Presentation on the Follow-up Mechanism for the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) by Jorge García, Director of the OAS Department of Legal Cooperation EN | ES
  • Presentation on the Inter-American Cooperation Mechanism for Effective Public Management (MECIGEP) by María Fernanda Trigo, Director of the OAS Department for Effective Public Management ES
  • Presentation on the Recommendations of Civil Society and Social Actors (Virtual Forum and National Consultations)
  • Preliminary Recommendations of the Business Dialogue of the Americas (Inter-American Development Bank) ES
  • Presentation of the Youth Forum by YABT EN | ES
  • Presentation on organizational and logistical aspects of the VIII Summit of the Americas by Ambassador Julio Muñoz, Chair of the Working Group for the Eighth Summit of the Americas EN
  • Final Report EN | ES | FR | PT
  • List of Participants Textual
  • Photo Gallery

Second Regular Meeting of 2017 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Washington, DC, September 14, 2017

  • Announcement EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar and Working Procedure EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Concept Paper EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Theme 1 EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Opening remarks from Ambassador Antonio García Revilla, National Coordinator from Peru for the Summits Process EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Remarks by His Excellency Nestor Mendez, OAS Assistant Secretary General EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Presentation on the conclusions of the Policy Dialogue “Democratic Governance against Corruption” EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Seizing the Moment Combating Corruption and the 2018 Summit of the Americas - Michael Camilleri, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program EN | Powerpoint
  • Intervention on Civil Society and Social Actors EN |ES | FR | PT
  • Summary of the Fifth Young Americas Forum EN |ES
  • List of Participants Textual
  • Final Report EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Photo Gallery

First Meeting at the Ministerial Level of 2017 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Cancun, Mexico, June 20, 2017

  • Announcement EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Remarks by Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the OAS EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Remarks by His Excellency Ricardo Luna, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Final Report EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Photo Gallery

First Regular Meeting of 2017 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Washington DC, April 28, 2017

  • Announcement EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Notice - Change of time EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Opening Remarks by Ambassador Antonio García Revilla, National Coordinator of Peru for the Summits Process EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Opening Remarks by the Secretary General, Luis Almagro Lemes EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Report by the Summits Secretariat on the work in support of the Summits of the Americas Process ENES | FR | PT
  • Report by the Republic of Panama on the follow-up and implementation of initiatives arising from the Seventh Summit EN | ES
  • The Joint Summit Working Group - A compilation of Institutional Reports (2016 to April 2017) EN-ES
  • Reports of Inter-American Ministerial Meetings (May 2016 to April 2017) EN | ES
  • Final Report EN | ES | FR | PT
  • List of Participants Textual
  • Photo Gallery

First Meeting at the Ministerial Level of 2016 of the Summit Implementation Review Group (SIRG) - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 15, 2016

  • Notice EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Calendar EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Agenda EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Remarks by the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru EN ES | FR PT
  • Remarks by the Secretary General of the OAS EN | ES | FR | PT
  • Statement by the delegation of Panama: Follow-up and Implementation Phase ES
  • Video
  • Photo Gallery