The ACE as a Program of Excellence
The United States Conference of Mayors recognized the ACE
Source: The United States Conference of Mayors, 83rd Annual Meeting
The U.S. Department of Commerce and the OAS Signed a Cooperation Agreement to Boost the ACE Program
North American Leaders’ Summit Features ACE as Part of the Joint Working Plan
On June 29, 2016, the President of the United States, Barack Obama, met with the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, in Ottawa, Canada, during the North American Leaders’ Summit. They announced initiatives to enhance North America’s inclusive and sustainable economic competitiveness and solidify regional and global cooperation. A key component of the joint working plan was the ACE program, as an effective mechanism to promote women-owned SMEs, increase women’s economic participation in entrepreneurship, reciprocal cluster maps, and provide inclusive business growth opportunities.
U.S.-UK Trade and Investment Working Group strengthened UK participation in ACE
Video of the Regular Meeting of CIDI on August 27, 2018
OAS Secretary General Highlights ACE Outcomes
On August 27, 2018, during the Regular Meeting of the CIDI the OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, recognized the ACE program as a key pillar to advance women’s economic empowerment in the Western Hemisphere.
The Regular Meeting was chaired by the Government of the United States represented by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo in which the Senior Advisor to the U.S. President Ivanka Trump participated as the keynote speaker.
NADO Adopted a Resolution Supporting the Expansion of ACE
OECD Publication Presents ACE as a Successful Mechanism
OAS/CIDI Meeting Recognized ACE as RIAC’s Flagship Program
Video of the Virtual Meeting of CIDI on June 30, 2020