Summit of the Americas 2022
The Ninth Summit of the Americas 2022 was held from June 6 to June 10, 2022. It is an international conference and was held in Los Angeles, United States.
Theme of the summit
Summit of the Americas 2022 was held under the theme of “Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future”.
Host of the summit
In January 2022, the White House had announced that, Los Angeles would serve as the host city. United States selects the site of this summit as a host and its attendees. For this year’s summit, United States did not invite Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela because these countries are accused of having undemocratically elected leaders.
Countries that boycott the summit
- Summit of the Americas 2022 was skipped by the President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
- The president of Honduras, Xiomara Castro, also boycotted the summit.
- Similarly, the President of Bolivia, President of Guatemala, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent did not attend the summit.
About Los Angeles
Los Angeles is a major city in the U.S. state of California. It is also the largest city in California as well as the second-largest city in United States after New York City. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, cultural and ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolitan area and Hollywood film industry. It lies in the basin in Southern California. City is home to the Chumash and Tongva indigenous peoples. It has a diverse economy, and hosts businesses in a broad range of cultural and professional fields. The city is also the home of busiest container port in the Americas.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022