International Organizations: OPANAL

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The Agency of Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (OPANAL) is one international organizations involved with Guatemala. But to keep this organization alive and well, there are a few points that established OPANAL’s representation. Firstly, is how did OPANAL form. Secondly, what was the purpose of OPANAL. Thirdly, what other countries OPANAL belong to. Fourthly, what if any, measures have OPANAL taken to enforce their rules or guidelines. Finally, how does OPANAL influence international relations with countries that do not belong to other organizations. The Agency of Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL) is a government agency created by the Treaty of Tlatelolco to ensure everything in the Treaty is at its goal. The Treaty of Tlatelolco opened for signatures on February 14, 1967 has been in force for two years. OPANAL was founded in the sixties because of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and serves to help with Guatemala become a nuclear weapon free nation. Back in nineties, over thirty states in Latin America and the Caribbean have been Members of OPANAL. On NTI, the organization is developed by a General Conference, the Council of OPANAL, and the Secretariat General. OPANAL’s purpose of the organization was simple in words. OPANAL is responsible for inventing general conferences and consultation meetings that relate the establishments, purposes, meanings, and procedures of the Treaty of Tlatelolco. The General Conference have several responsibilities which include: studying and rule for any issues that address the Treaty of Tlatelolco, establish procedures to make certain attachments that benefit the Treaty of Tlatelolco, receive reports from both the Council and Secretary General, approv... ... middle of paper ... ...ting nuclear weapons. Even with tough measures, the organization will do its best to fund its organization. After all, OPANAL went through the biggest struggles that the organization can fight through any hard times in all countries. Works Cited "Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean." Letter to The Council. 20 Aug. 2009. MS. Enemark, C. (2013, July 24). One of the Region’s Greatest Political Heritage – OPANAL. NPS Global Foundation. Retrieved January 24, 2014. Limited Test Ban Treat (LTBT). (2013, September 27). Arms Control Association. Retrieved January 24, 2014. Ki-Moon, B. (2008, August 4). “Remarks to the Extraordinary Session of OPANAL, the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean”, UN News Centre. Retrieved January 24, 2014. OPANAL. (2008). Retrieved January 22, 2014.

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