CELAC

Community of Latin American and Caribbean States

Committee Description

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is a regional bloc and intergovernmental mechanism for political agreement that consists of 32 Member States. The bloc was created to deepen Latin American Integration and aims to uplift the economic and social status of its Member States. CELAC was originally conceived in the 2010 Rio Group–Caribbean Community Unity Summit in Caracas, Venezuela. CELAC is considered the successor to Latin American and Caribbean Summit on Integration and Development (CALC) and the Rio Group. It consists of 6 main organs, the main representative of the bloc being the Pro Tempore Presidency. The first summit of CELAC was held in Santiago, Chile in 2013.

Since its creation, CELAC has aided its member states with social development, nuclear disarmament, affordable and clean energy sources, educational issues, economic hardships and more. It has successfully mediated negotiations between Member States and has worked to deepen dialogues between various nations. CELAC represents the collective values and ideologies of the Latin American and Caribbean community while presenting its Member States with a platform to ensure communication.

Agenda

Advancing political stability in Colombia

Curbing gang violence in the Northern Triangle

Combatting maritime piracy in the Caribbean Sea

Chair Reports

Report 1 by Begüm Uğurlu
Advancing political stability in Colombia
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Report 2by Serra İncekara
Curbing gang violence in the Northern Triangle
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Report 3 by Batuhan Sarıdede
Combatting maritime piracy in the Caribbean Sea
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