Former US president Bill Clinton will return to Colombia to attend a “Third Way” summit for social democratic politcians in the coastal city of Cartagena on July 1.
Former heads of state invited to the summit
The “Third Way” summit will discuss the future potential of the Colombian economy and society, according to Colombia’s W Radio.
Clinton was invited by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to attend the “Third Way” summit along with other former heads of state; ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as well as Felipe Gonzalez from Spain, Ricardo Lagos from Chile, and Fernando Henrique Cardoso from Brazil.
During his first press conference following re-election on June 15, Santos announced his plans for the summit:
“Five leaders that have had great success in their country in the generation of prosperity and the application of the principals of the Third Way, which are the principles that I am applying here in Colombia, are invited,” said the Colombian president.
Clinton’s attendance at the “Third Way” summit on July 1 will conclude his mini international tour that starts in Haiti on June 29, according to Caracol Radio.