Panama presided over the Group of Latin America and the Caribbean at the United Nations during March 2010
United Nations – The Permanent Mission of Panama to the United Nations presided over the Group of Latin America and the Caribbean (GRULAC) at the United Nations during March 2010.
The GRULAC is one of 5 regional groups that compose the United Nations. The GRULAC, among its activities, manages the region’s candidatures to positions within the United Nations system, among other activities the Group might need.
Today the GRULAC celebrated its monthly assembly, which was presided by Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Panama, Pablo Antonio Thalassinós.
In the aforementioned meeting the Ambassador of Haiti presented a report on the latest events in regarding the Haiti earthquake, as well as the preparations for the meeting of donor countries, which will be celebrated on March 31st in the United Nations Headquarters. Additionally, Brazil and México presented a report on Security Council affairs.
GRULAC’s Member States are: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela.