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Central American Armed Forces Conference

Conferencia de las Fuerzas Armadas Centroamericanas - CFAC

Last modified: 2014-05-31 by zoltán horváth
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[Flag of CARICOM]
image by Zoltan Horvath, 16 February 2014


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Overview

The Central American Armed Forces Conference (CFAC) is a specialized international body of military nature. It was created by the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua on November 12, 1997, and Dominican Republic joined in 2007. Its mission is to promote a permanent and systematic effort of cooperation, coordination and mutual support among the Armed Forces for the professional study of shared issues and provide a high level of defence against threats to democracy, peace and freedom. To contribute to security, as well as to the military development and integration in the region, in order to conduct humanitarian and peacekeeping operations.
Observer countries are: Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States.
Source: http://www.resdal.org/atlas/atlas10-ing-05-relations-across-the-hemisphere.pdf
Zoltan Horvath, 16 February 2014


The Flag

After joining the Dominican Republic in 2007 this logo has been modified as seen here: http://www.ejercito.mil.ni/contenido/relaciones-publicas/rmi/img/rmi-cfac.jpg
Image of flag with new logo: http://www.bolsadenoticias.com.ni/2013/Enero/22/fotos/bolsa%20de%20gobierno/ARMADA%20CA.png
Zoltan Horvath, 16 February 2014


Other version

[Flag of CARICOM]
image by Zoltan Horvath, 16 February 2014

Since 2010, a new flag has also been used, which is blue with a white cross, and logo is placed in the center of the white cross, but plain white flag remains the official one.
http://www.ejercito.mil.ni/contenido/noticias/2012-07/img/xxvi-reunion-extraordinaria-cfac-01-g.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-o01NWKcXPBs/UmAYkQvSZhI/AAAAAAABB5c/kyxac53uIJ0/s1600/foto+oficial+cfac+2013+copia.JPG
Image of white flag taken in 2011: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-UG_RiXfQKYg/TjMReFFYtqI/AAAAAAAAtao/rWW1bS0M7dw/s1600/ARMADAS.JPG
Zoltan Horvath, 16 February 2014


Previous Flag

[Flag of CARICOM]
image by Zoltan Horvath, 16 February 2014

Its original flag was white with its logo in the center. The original logo can be seen here: https://www.redcea.com/armies/SiteAssets/SitePages/ObserverOrganizations/CFAC_logo.png
Zoltan Horvath, 16 February 2014