On July 22nd, the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) participated in the IX Forum on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures (CSBMs) of the OAS. On the occasion, after the opening by the Chairman of the Committee on Hemispheric Security (CSH), Ambassador Rita Claverie Díaz de Sciolli, the floor was given to the Chairman of the Council of Delegates, Vice Admiral Alexandre Rabello de Faria, who highlighted the importance of the forum for the consolidation of the confidence- and security-building measures as an instrument for the maintenance of peace in the hemisphere.
Under the chairmanship of Mr. Counselor Márcio Rebouças, of the Brazilian Delegation to the OAS, the IX Forum addressed several issues related to the confidence- and security-building measures. The IADB Secretariat was responsible for making a presentation on the process of establishing the new OAS CSBMs List and on the “Year 2020 CSBMs Inventory Update Report of the OAS.