Cooperation Protocol signed between the BRGM and the ACS

Cooperation Protocol signed between the BRGM and the ACS

On June 12 the French Residence hosted the signing ceremony of a protocol between the BRGM and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS). The document was signed by Dr. June Soomer, Secretary General of the ACS and Mr. Ywenn de la Torre, Regional Director for the Caribbean of the French Office for Geological and Mining Research BRGM for its French acronym).

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Dr. June Soomer, ACS Secretary General (left) and Mr. Ywenn de la Torre, Regional Director of BRGM (right) sign the protocol as Ambassador Serge Lavroff looks on in the background.

This cooperation falls under the CARIBCOAST project, conceived to fight agains coastal erosion, which affects all of the countries in the region. It also falls under the Sandy Shorelines programme of the ACS which is funded by the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

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Guests listen to the speeches during the signing ceremony Photo credit: ACS

The signing ceremony was followed by a reception attended by several guests, including Stéphane Dovert, Regional Counsellor for Cooperation, who supported this project from the beginning.

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Guests look on at the signing ceremony Photo credit: ACS
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The Ambassador (left) and Mr. Stéphane Dovert, Regional Cooperation Counsellor
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From left to right: Mr. Frank Abdulah, Mrs. Marie Abdulah et the AMbassador of Korea, H.E. Sung Moonup
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From left to right: Ms. Wendy Dyemma, Director of the Alliance Française, Mr. Mathieu Balagne, ACS Intern and Ms. Whitney Punch-George, President of the Alliance Française Board
Last updated on: 21 June 2019
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