The Fifth Summit of CELAC concluded with the approval of the Santo Domingo Declaration

The 5th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held on 24 and 25 January 2017, in Bavaro (Punta Cana), Dominican Republic, concluded with the signing of the Final Declaration of Santo Domingo.

In particular, the paragraph 58 of the Declaration of Santo Domingo highlights "the progress made in CELAC's relations with the European Union, the First Meeting of CELAC-EU Foreign Ministers held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on October 25 and 26 2016, where the Declaration of Santo Domingo and the Assessment of Programmes and Actions were approved, and the Constitutive Agreement of the EU-LAC Foundation was signed".

Likewise, upon conclusion of the V Summit, El Salvador received the Presidency pro tempore of CELAC from the Dominican Republic.

For reading the Declaration of Santo Domingo [in Spanish] click here.