Saint Kitts and Nevis signs the Agreement Establishing the EU-LAC Foundation as an International Organisation

Last week, on the 14th of June, Saint Kitts and Nevis signed in Brussels the agreement that transforms the EU-LAC Foundation into an international organisation. This makes St. Kitts and Nevis the 52nd signatory of this agreement.

Up to today four Members have ratified the agreement, namely: Belize, Hungary, Latvia and Sweden. The threshold for entry into force of the Agreement Establishing the EU-LAC International Foundation is eight ratifications from each region.

The EU-LAC Foundation has been operating with a transitory status under German civil law since November 2011, yet the swift ratification of the Agreement will allow it to be recognised as a genuine bi-regional organisation and be better equipped for the fulfillment of its ambitious mandate.


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