CHLI and FAES Sign Agreement in Madrid, Spain To Establish Formal Collaborative Relationship
Thursday, May 28, 2009
CHLI and FAES Sign Agreement in Madrid, Spain
To Establish Formal Collaborative Relationship
Madrid, Spain – Today, May 28, 2009, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI)
signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with the Foundation for Social Studies and
Analysis (FAES for its initials in Spanish) to officially establish a collaborative relationship.
CHLI Founder and Chairman Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart was in Madrid to sign this
important MOU with José María Aznar, Executive President of FAES and Former Prime Minister
The announcement was first made on May 13, 2009 when Mr. Aznar was in Washington, DC to
accept a prestigious award from the U.S. Hispanic community.
The Memorandum of Understanding will link the two not-for-profit organizations for the
development of programs and the establishment of joint projects to benefit both organizations
and build closer relations between the U.S. Hispanic community and Spain.
"We are honored to work alongside such a prestigious organization led by a remarkable
international statesman, José María Aznar,” said CHLI Founder and Chairman Congressman
FAES Executive President José María Aznar was honored by CHLI with its 2009 Leadership in
International Relations Award at the CHLI 5th Annual Gala & Leadership Awards held May 13,
2009 in Washington, DC. This Award was established by CHLI to recognize leaders who work
to deepen the relationship between U.S. Hispanics and the international community.
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is a non-profit, non-partisan
organization, based in Washington, DC, that advances the diversity of thought in the U.S.
Hispanic community in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. For more information, please
FAES, Foundation for Social Studies and Analysis, is a private non-profit organisation that
works in the sphere of ideas and political proposals. Linked to the Partido Popular since its
creation in 1989, FAES Foundation is presided by José María Aznar. FAES is a leading think
tank committed to nurturing the political ideas and activities of the liberal and reformist centre. At
the service of Spain and all its citizens, FAES seeks to reinforce the values of Western freedom,
democracy and humanism. For more information, please visit www.fundacionfaes.es.
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