Horacio Rodriguez Laretta will take an official trip to the United States to promote the Green Agenda and advance his presidential bid

Horacio Rodriguez Laretta

Horacio Rodriguez Laretta will travel to the United States on Thursday With the aim of relaunching the city of Buenos Aires internationally and bolstering its image as a presidential opposition leader. There he will meet with representatives of John Kerry’s Office of Climate Change.

The Climate Change Agenda It will be one of the main topics of the official tour of the Head of Government of Buenos Aires. It will be another central target Boosting the visitor economy, i.e. to recover 3 million tourists, 100,000 international students and 20,000 digital nomads by 2023. However, Rodriguez Laretta’s trip will also reveal his international agenda and strengthening relationships with major financial institutions. Indeed, at the headquarters of Uspalata They do not rule out that the mayor will meet in person with John Kerry, the former Secretary of State and current US special presidential envoy for climate.

The mayor of Buenos Aires comes from reaping many successes in PASO that have strengthened his position inside and outside Juntos por el Cambio, because not only He managed to impose his candidates in the city and province of Buenos Aires – Despite the resistance of Patricia Bullrich and Mauricio Macri, Maria Eugenia Vidal and Diego Santelli, respectively, clearly defeated the Todos front.

Rodriguez Larita will arrive in Washington, D.C., Friday, for a hearing in front of the Office of Climate Change at 3:00 p.m.. One of the central axes of the Biden administration’s international policy is the fight against global warming. The Prime Minister does not ignore this point and The Green Agenda is also an opportunity to build bridges with democratic administration.

The Prime Minister will arrive in the United States on Friday (Maximiliano Luna)
The Prime Minister will arrive in the United States on Friday (Maximiliano Luna)

In this sense, Rodríguez Larreta will seek to take advantage of the fact that Buenos Aires is the first Argentine city to have a climate action plan aimed at achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Indeed, Prime Minister analyzes a trip to Glasgow in November for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26).

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At 4.30 pm on Friday, he will meet with Felipe Jaramillo, Vice President of the World Bank for the Latin America and the Caribbean region. There he will also seek international support for the climate change agenda in Buenos Aires.

Then you will meet the boss Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)And Mauricio Claver CaroneWith the Ambassador of Argentina Jorge Arguelo. The day will conclude with a meeting with the people of Argentina in Washington, DC.

Horacio Rodriguez Larita and Fernando Stravasi
Horacio Rodriguez Larita and Fernando Stravasi

On Monday 27, the official agenda includes a meeting with Fred DixonAnd the president and CEO of NYC & Company, which is the official destination marketing organization and the Bureau of Conventions and Visitors for the five boroughs of New York City.

At the age of ten, he will meet Rodriguez Larita Susan SegalAnd the president and CEO, Association of the Americas – Council of the Americasand members of the Council. In the meantime, Fernando Stravas, Secretary General and International Relations of the Government of Buenos Aires, will meet with representatives of the Government of Buenos Aires. Agencia Bloomberg.

The tour will also be an opportunity to discuss the city’s participation in COP26 and Preparations begin for the C40 Mayors Summit to be held in 2022 in Buenos Aires. The meeting will bring together more than 30 mayors from the world’s major capitals to agree on common goals regarding sustainable urban planning.

From the Buenos Aires government they made it clear this time There will be no official meetings with representatives of the political wing of the Biden government or with representatives of major think tanks. There will also be no press conference or public presentation.

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