With a dinner at restaurant La Perdiz, at Punta Carretas in Montevideo, CADAL welcomed the new officer of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Uruguay, Hans Blomeier.
Blomeier was instrumental in the support of CADAL in its beginings when he served as officer of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Argentina, and contributed to form links with political referenst in Chile, his previous country.
After leaving his post as Director for Latin America in Berlin, Hans Blomeier arrives at Montevideo to represent Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Uruguay, a country in the region where KAS underlines that "the democratic government is most rooted in Latin America" and where "political life is characterized by respect, fair play and pluralism".
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung started an international work in Uruguay in 1967. Since 2012 Montevideo has a national representation in Uruguay as well as a regional program of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung of "Political Parties and Democracy in Latin America".
Carolina Jiménez Castañeda, first secretary of the Embassy of Costa Rica; Hans Blomeier; journalist Tomás Linn; Gabriel Salvia, General Director of; Soledad García Muñóz, Director of the Inter-American Institute for Human Rights; and Stefania Pesavento, Executive Assistant of CADAL in Uruguay.