Last Friday, Jan, 27, 2023, the Executive Secretary of the CMI, Geraldo Macedo, participated in the Assembly of Zone 1 of the CMI, which covers the confederate Grand Bodies of North America and Italy. In his company was the Director General of the Permanent General Secretariat of the CMI, Rubens Franz.

The Zone 1 Assembly, held at the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York, was conducted by MW Brother Bill Sardone, Past Grand Master of that Grand Lodge. In addition to representatives from Zone 1, the assembly included members from other CMI zones, such as Grand Lodges of: Honduras (Zone 3); Mato Grosso, Rondônia and Santa Catarina (Zone 5); and Paraguay (Zone 6).

On Saturday, Jan, 28, 2023, the Grand Lodge of the State of New York took advantage of the presence of foreign delegations to hold its International Grand Lectures, which seeks to promote standardization of practices based on its ritual. And on Saturday night, a Table Lodge was held, with the presence of more than three hundred brothers.

Our congratulations to the Grand Lodge of the State of New York for hosting such a beautiful event and seeking to collaborate in improving relations between the other Grand Lodges in the region.