On August 25, Uruguay celebrated its 194th anniversary of Independence. We celebrate 194 years promoting peace, all Human Rights and freedoms, social inclusion and sustainable development. We wish all our fellow compatriots a Happy National Day.
The Embassy of Uruguay hosted an event at Ottawa City Hall for Uruguay's National Day. The festivities were celebrated on June 19th, to commemorate José Gervasio Artigas, who is greatly regarded as Uruguay's father of independence, and included a beautiful performance from SODRE's National School of Dance.
Uruguay XXI and CUTI (Uruguayan Chamber of Information Technologies) attended the COLLISION Conference, one of the largest technology and innovation events in the world, in a TECH trade mission promoting the Uruguayan tech and innovation industry in Canada.
The Embassy of Uruguay in Canada and the Consulate General in Toronto accompanied the Uruguayan Institute of Regulation and Control of Cannabis, to a learning exchange with the Province of Ontario, on the promotion of comprehensive cannabis regulation policies.
Uruguay joined more than 75 participants from Member States, civil society organizations, United Nations, and Government of Canada representatives in Ottawa to finalize the Implementation Guidance for the Vancouver Principles.