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The Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) is a cooperation, coordination and technical advisory body, of a public intergovernmental nature, established on November 2, 1973 through the signing of the Lima Agreement, ratified by 27 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, with the fundamental objective of promoting the integration, conservation, rational use, marketing and defense of the energy resources of the Region. Alfonso Blanco Bonilla has been the Executive Secretary of the Latin American Energy Organization since 2017, a position elected by the Meeting of Ministers of Energy of Latin America and the Caribbean for the period 2017-2020 and re-elected by the Meeting of Ministers held in Lima, Peru in November 2019 for the period 2020-2022.