Regional Support Offices: Panama and CATHALAC Sign Host Country Agreement

Panama and CATHALAC sign host country agreement
Credit: CATHALAC

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Panama, the Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama signed the Center´s host country agreement on 11 July 2012. The instrument was duly signed by His Excellency Roberto C. Henríquez, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama and CATHALAC's Director General, in the presence of Francisco Álvarez De Soto, Vice Minister of Foreign affairs, at the Republic of Panama's Bolívar Palace.

"The signing of this instrument is an important step towards cementing CATHALAC's intergovernmental endeavors across the humid tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean as well as highlighting Panama's leadership in integrated water resources management in the Hemisphere", stated CATHALAC´s Director General, Emilio Sempris.