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ACS

or A.C.S.,

1. American Cancer Society.
2. American Chemical Society.
3. American College of Surgeons.
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It, however, has broader functions, all related to its overarching goals: to foster greater public awareness of the importance of the Caribbean Sea; to establish a forum to discuss issues pertaining to its uses and related activities; to facilitate a policy for integrated ocean management; and to enhance the link between ocean governance and the social and economic development of the WCR (Association of Caribbean States 2007, 3).
Turkey also aspires to strengthen its ties with the regional cooperation schemes in this area, he said, adding, "within that context, Turkey enjoys permanent observer status in the Organization of American States and the Association of Caribbean States, and seeks to develop formal ties with the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)."
Morocco is already an observer member in various American regional organizations, including the Organization of American States, the Association of Caribbean States and the Andean Parliament.
A former secretary-general of the Association of Caribbean States, he pointed out, "The final stages of the EPA were rushed to conclusion with little opportunity for the public to become familiar with its provisions and to deliberate its implications....
For Watson Dennis, political advisor at the Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States, the slave rebellion in Saint Domingue "sounded the bell heralding the end of slavery and the slave trade".
In addition to Caricom, these agreements are under the auspices of the ACP Group, the Association of Caribbean States, the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Cariforum and the Regional Negotiating Machinery to deal with the WTO, the European Union and the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas.
The headquarters of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and the United Nations/Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean are also located in the twin island republic.
The aim of the framework for applying guarantees is to rapidly detect any diversion of significant quantities of nuclear material from peaceful activities to actually making nuclear weapons or other explosive devices, or at least to reduce the risk.At a meeting of the Heads of State and Governments of the Association of Caribbean States in Santo Domingo on April 18, the international environmental lobby group Greenpeace has accused France, United Kingdom and Japan to seek to set up a 'toxic route' for the transit of nuclear materials, including waste, throughout the Caribbean and the Panama Canal.
I am shortly to be meeting all the Latin American presidents, having already met every one of the prime ministers of the Caribbean, to see how to put together what we are planning to call the Association of Caribbean States which, for the first time, would create an institutional link across the English, Spanish, French, and Dutch-speaking divide.

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