The Opening Reception was held in the Salón Dorado of the Legislative Palace of the City of Buenos Aires.
Present were the international delegates as well as members of the diplomatic corps with accreditation in Argentina, legislators from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, civil servants from the Legislative Palace, and other special guests.
Cristian Ritondo, First Deputy Chair of the Legislature, welcomed all those present and highlighted that the themes of the gathering (Inclusion, Innovation, and Sustainability) were the same as those that guide the administration of the City of Buenos Aires, as well as being subjects for the new legislative programme. Likewise, he pointed out the significance of the event in order to be able to share experiences and thoughts with experts from all continents.
The reception continued with a tango performance.