Saturday morning, the leaders met for an opening session, followed by two consecutive sessions on innovative infrastructure investment and North American economic innovation. This afternoon, they will reconvene for a session on jobs and investment in North America, followed by a closing session. The day also includes opportunities for governors and premiers to meet privately to discuss issues.
For up-to-date information, including photos and video from the meeting, visit http://www.nga.org/cms/meetings.
The National Governors Association (NGA), founded in 1908, is the collective voice of the nation’s governors and one of Washington, D.C.’s most respected public policy organizations. Its members are the governors of the states, territories and commonwealths. NGA provides governors and their senior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key federal issues to developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policy challenges through the NGA Center for Best Practices. For more information, visit www.nga.org.
The National Conference of Governors (CONAGO) of Mexico, founded in 2002, is a permanent forum for the promotion of constructive dialogue, consultation and exchange between the 31 Governors of the States, and the Mayor of Mexico City with other actors, in order to strengthen institutional opportunities, and privilege agreements that affect the development and welfare of all Mexicans.
The Council of the Federation (COF) comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships between governments, and show leadership on important issues that matter to Canadians.