The President of JPAC thanked the members present for attending the meeting, expressed her approval of the fact that the meeting was being held at the headquarters of the Commission, and
offered an overview of the agenda. She also made a public apology for the absence of Guillermo Barroso and Exequiel Ezcurra, who were forced to cancel their trip in order to provide technical
support to the aid and support strategy adopted to help the people affected by hurricane Pauline on the Mexican coasts of Guerrero and Oaxaca.
October 23, 1997
Head of Advisory Groups and Private Sector Engagement