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IGIA convening this week

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - After the National Governors Association winter meeting, the 2012 plenary session of the Interagency Group on Insular Areas will convene Wednesday Guam time.  Governor Eddie Calvo will join other insular area governors and congressional representatives in meeting with senior level officials from federal agencies. The following day, the Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs will convene a working-level meeting of the IGIA which is co-chaired by assistant secretary of insular areas Tony Babauta.

Discussions will focus on HUD programs in the territories, the initiative to increase travel and tourism, status of energy initiatives as well as regional cooperation in the Pacific insular areas. 

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