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)

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.cathalac.int/
URL: http://www.cathalac.org/

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Founded

1992-10 Paris France

History

Oct 1992, Paris (France), on signature of an agreement by the Government of Panama and B-XB3383 - UNESCO. Became operational in 1993.

Aims

Serve as the administrative focal point for the region in the area of training, research and technology transfer in the field of water resources, climate, human health and the environment, with special emphasis on problems and issues related to humid tropics; carry out research, including in the fields of hydrology, oceanography, meteorology and climatology; provide mechanism through which knowledge can be transferred, and expertise within the region may be shared and developed.

Events

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Structure

Governing Board, composed of one regional representative from South America, Central America, North America, the Caribbean, government of Panama, UNESCO, OAS, and IHP, and observers. Head office: Panama. Sub-Regional offices: Brasilia (Brazil); Miami FL (USA).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XE1852

Last News

2016

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