Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean
Centro del Agua del Trópico Húmedo para América Latina y el Caribe (CATHALAC)
1992-11 Panama Panama
Established on signature of an agreement by the Government of Panama and B-XB3383 - UNESCO, and recognized as an intergovernmental entity through Law No. 45 of Sep 16, 2010.
Promote sustainable development through applied research and project development, education and technology transfer in the field of water resources and the environment; promote water security through Integrated Water Resources Management; establish visionary actions for greater resilience in vulnerable groups to climate change; support institutional capacities through the use of state-of-the-art technologies; contribute to decision makers, in the formation of intergovernmental policies in development sectors and consolidate territorial planning through observation of territorial changes and evaluation of natural resources.
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Directing Council ad honorem composed of a Representative of the Government of Panama, and a representative of the Ministries of Environment or similar Institutions of each Member State of the Center: El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Dominican Republic. Head office: Panama.
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