Bolivia receives Pro Tempore Presidency on UNASUR day18/04/2018
Foreign Ministers Fernando Huanacuni and Jorge Faurie held a meeting in Lima, where the Summit of the Americas was taking place, to transfer the UNASUR Pro Tempore Presidency, which since April 2017 was presided over by President Mauricio Macri.
Bolivia assumed the Pro Tempore Presidency of the Union of South American Nations and, consequently, of the Health Council on April 17, when UNASUR Day is celebrated. Bolivia succeeds Argentina in the presidency of the bloc with the challenge of advancing in South American citizenship. The transfer ceremony, attended by Foreign Ministers Fernando Huanacuni and Jorge Faurie was held in Lima, Peru, on April 12.