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CPIASR Leaders discuss CPIASR Goals in Washington, D.C.

Event Date: June 1, 2011
Dr. Arvind Raman and Carolyn Percifield, Director of Strategic Planning and Assessment, discussed CPIASR's goals with representatives of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the State Department during a May, 2011 visit. The Organization of American States is an intergovernmental agency dedicated to addressing matters vital to the Western Hemisphere. Dr. Raman and Ms. Percifield also met with representatives from the Office of Science and Technology Advisor for the U.S. Department of State, which is dedicated to serving the U.S. national interest by promoting global scientific and technological progress as integral components of US diplomacy. Both OAS and the State Department were highly enthusiastic about CPIASR and are now developing plans to work with CPIASR and further strengthen educational and research collaboration between Colombia and the U.S.