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Saint Lucia accedes to the Agreement that establishes the EU-LAC Foundation as an International Organisation

2019-12-20

Saint Lucia acceded to the Constitutive Agreement of the EU-LAC International Foundation, becoming the 16th State of Latin America and the Caribbean to have either ratified or acceded to the agreement.

With this accesion, Saint Lucia manifests its commitment to the bi-regional association between the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean, and testifies its recognition of the Foundation’s new status to more significantly accomplish the objectives and mandates its Member States entrusted it with.

Since the entry into force of the Constitutive Agreement on May 17th, the Foundation operates as an international organisation, as intended by the Heads of State and Government of the 61 Member States of the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the European Union itself, and is financed through voluntary contributions from its Members. The Foundation is established in Hamburg, Germany, since 2011.