May 9, 2013
Thursday
May 09
2013

Press Release: President Clinton, Frank Giustra, and Marco A. Slim to Visit Projects in Colombia and Peru

New York, NY
Press Release

President Clinton, Frank Giustra, and Marco A. Slim to Visit Projects of Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership in Colombia and Peru

(New York, NY) — On May 14th-15th, President Bill Clinton, Philanthropist Frank Giustra, and Marco A. Slim will visit projects of the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, a program of the Clinton Foundation formerly known as the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative, in Colombia and Peru.

The name change reflects the Initiative’s longstanding strategic focus on catalyzing enterprises that will create market opportunities in Latin America. While in the region, President Clinton, Giustra, and Slim will tour the first enterprises created under the new name. 

On Tuesday, May 14th, President Clinton will sign an agreement with the Peruvian government.  The ceremony will be open press.  He will then tour a small supplier trade show with hotel industry representatives outside the Presidential Palace.  The tour will be open press.

In the afternoon, President Clinton and Giustra will make an announcement in conjunction with Nestle and Procter & Gamble, and will meet with local female entrepreneurs.  The event will be open press.

On Wednesday, May 15th, President Clinton, Frank Giustra, and Marco A. Slim will participate in the inauguration of a warehouse that Acceso Oferta Local Productos del Caribe, a venture of the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership in conjunction with Fundación Carlos Slim, has leased and renovated.  This event is open press.

Later in the day, they will tour the Acceso Training Center, an enterprise of the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership in alliance with Fundación Carlos Slim, which trains workers in local communities for careers in the hospitality industry.  The tour will be open press.

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***Schedule for planning purposes only***

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
10:00 AM PET
President Clinton signs an agreement with Peruvian government
Presidential Palace, Lima, Peru
OPEN PRESS

10:45 AM PET
President Clinton tours small supplier trade show with hotel representatives
Courtyard, Presidential Palace, Lima, Peru
OPEN PRESS

12:15 PM PET
President Clinton participates in announcement with Nestle and Procter & Gamble
Huaca Huallamarca, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
OPEN PRESS

12:45 PM PET
President Clinton tours female remote entrepreneur sales tents
Courtyard, Huaca Huallamarca, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
OPEN PRESS

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
11:00 AM COT
President Clinton participates in launch of Cartagena Venture Warehouse
Centro Industrial and Empresarial, Cartagena, Colombia
OPEN PRESS

2:30 PM COT
President Clinton participates in inauguration of Acceso Training Center
Casa Moraima, Cartagena, Colombia
OPEN PRESS