The Preparatory Meeting to the XII General Assembly of ALCOPAZ has finalized

This even has had as an epicenter the installations of ENOPU, from where the activities were conducted in a inherit modality; they were developed in a videoconference format.

The Ceremony of Aperture was developed with the presence of the Sr. General of the National Army Don Marcelo M. Montaner, President of ALCOPAZ, joined by the General Director of the National System of Support to the Peacekeeping Operations, the General Omar Carabajal, the General Secretary of ALCOPAZ, Cnel. Pablo Caubarrere and the ALCOPAZ Presidency Assessor, Cnel. (R) Roberto Gil.

In this occasion, the president of ALCOPAZ directed his message to the members of the Regional Association highlighting the special circumstances difficulties in which are developed in this time, valorizing the very important participation of most of the present members, and finally stimulating to each to contribute with the common compromise of keeping able and productive to the institution.

From the full partners, participated: Argentina (CAECOPAZ), Bolivia (DIOPE), Brazil (CCOPAB and Defense Minister), Chile (CECOPAC and Task Force Cross of South), Colombia (CENCOPAZ and ESMAI), Ecuador (UEMPE), Guatemala (EOPAZ y CREOMPAZ), México (CECOPAM), Paraguay (CECOPAZ) and Uruguay (ENOPU).

Also the observers partners were presents; including The Association of Veterans in Peacekeeping Operations in Uruguay (AVOPU), the Principals of Cooperation in Security and Defense in France (DCSD), the Entertainment of the UN to Germany (DEU UN TC), the Global Peacekeeping Operations Initiative (GPOI) of the United States of America, the Centre of Inquires of Minor Armament , the Program “Doing the Peacekeeping Operations more successful” (SAS-MPOME) of Switzerland, and the Institute of the West Hemisphere to the Cooperation in Security (WHINSEC) of the United States of America.

In the same way, it was counted with the contribution of the Invited Institutions: the IGARAPE Institute from Brazil, the Strategy Associate Centre for the Peace (JD&A PSC) from Canada, the Romeo Dellaire Initiative to Soldier Children (RDChSI) of Canada, the Collage Centre of Curitiba Brazil, the Institute of the United Nations to Training and Inquires (UNITAR), and the Training Center of Peacekeeping Missions of the Salvador (CEOPAZ).

The Activities Program of Four (4) Days, totalizing more than twenty five hours, it was initiated for part of the Host Country Uruguay, presenting the Inform of the General Secretary, giving accounts of the updates given and in course, developing then the relative information to the Action Plan given to this cycle.

After that, special character topics proposed by the Full Associates, which has contributed an additional input very interesting and valued by all the participants.

In every instance was an opportunity of exchanging questions and answers as receiving new inputs to knowledge.

Concluding this section, they presented the Special Guests.

In the fourth working day, the Special Assemble took place in which they proposed and discussed Agreements as the adoption of a transcendent Resolution to the continuity of the cycle course.

In between of these, the Agreement of maintaining the continuous activity of the Association among the coordination meetings with monthly frequency and topics to determinate within each occasion; in the same way they remembered the category changes proposed to Guests that acquire the permanent character of Observers and the continuity of the International Relationship of the politics procuring achieving the closure of new guests.

The Resolution more transcendent determinated with almost most votes was to extend the ACLOPAZ Cycle in Uruguay, including the calendar of 2021.

The Closure Ceremony counted again with the highlighted presence of the ALCOPAZ President and the General Director of the National System of Support of Peacekeeping Operations. The General of the National Army Marcelo M. Montaner expressed his satisfaction by the results achieved proceeded to give a formal Closure of the event and said goodbye to the entire participant’s saying how thankful he was with their presence and contributions given.