Permanent Mechanism for Consultation and Political Coordination (Rio Group)

Groupe de Rio
Grupo de Rio

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Dec 1986, as Group of Eight (G-8) -- Grupo de los Ocho. Comprises and currently replaces activities of U-XF1029 - Contadora Group and U-XF2102 - Support Group to Contadora. Replaced by E-XJ5092 - Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), 2012.


Preserve peace; promote democratic values; foster development in the region; broaden and advance the systematization of political cooperation and dialogue; examine and agree on view points regarding international matters of common interest; promote a better performance of Latin American organizations and of integration and cooperation processes; devise solutions to the problems and conflicts affecting the region; foster better Inter-American relations; explore new integration and cooperation fields that favour economic, social, scientific and technological development of member countries.


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No institutional framework. Heads of State and Heads of Governments Summit Meeting (every 2 years); Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (annually); Troika; Pro Tempore Secretariat.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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