Visit of the School of Higher Strategic Studies of the Higher Education Command of the Guatemalan Army to the IADB

On May 9, the Director-General of the IADB Secretariat, Major General Porfirio Fuentes Vélez, received a visit from members of the Higher Strategic Studies Course taught at the School of Higher Strategic Studies of the Higher Education Command of the Guatemalan Army. During this visit, the Ambassador of Guatemala to the United States of America, Alfonso Quiñonez Lemus, spoke to the students about important topics of interest for their studies.

In addition, General Fuentes gave a lecture on “Organization, Functions and Perspectives of the Inter-American Defense Board” to the trainees, which sought to broaden their knowledge of the work it does and has done in its 80 years of Hemispheric Cooperation and Solidarity.