Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

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April 16-20, 2009

Thursday, April 16
All day
Arrival of Heads of State/Government or Heads of Delegation
Friday, April 17

5:00 – 6:15 p.m.
INAUGURAL SESSION
6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
CULTURAL PROGRAM
7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
RECEPTION AT THE HYATT REGENCY TRINIDAD
Cocktail Reception for Heads of State/Government or Heads of Delegation, their Spouses and special guests, hosted by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Honorable Patrick Manning and Senator the Honorable Hazel Manning.
Saturday, April 18

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
BILATERAL DISCUSSIONS
9:30 – 11:45 a.m.
PLENARY SESSION I – Human Prosperity
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.
OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH OF HEADS OF STATE/GOVERNMENT OR HEADS OF DELEGATION
12:30 – 2:15 p.m.
WORKING LUNCH – Environmental Sustainability
2:30 - 4:15 p.m.
PLENARY SESSION II – Energy Security
4:15 - 6:15 p.m.
PLENARY SESSION III – Democratic Governance, Public Security, and Summit Follow-Up and Implementation Effectiveness
8:00 - 10.00 p.m.
OFFICIAL DINNER AND CULTURAL SHOW AT HYATT REGENCY TRINIDAD
Hosted by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago the Honorable Patrick Manning and Senator, the Honorable Hazel Manning in honor of the Heads of State/Government or Heads of Delegation, their spouses and special guests.
Sunday, April 19

8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
RETREAT OF HEADS OF STATE/GOVERNMENT
11:00 – 11:15 p.m.
OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH OF HEADS OF STATE/GOVERNMENT
11:15 - 12:00 p.m.
SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT OF PORT OF SPAIN
12.00 – 1:00 p.m.
PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE DIPLOMATIC CENTER
1:00 p.m.
DEPARTURE OF HEADS OF STATE/GOVERNMENT
Monday, April 20

All day
Departure of Heads of State/Government and Country Delegations

For more information, please see the Fifth Summit of the Americas Information Bulletin No. 3.