COMMUNITY OF LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STATES (CELAC)
Dr S. Jaishankar, India's minister of external affairs, attended the India-CELAC Quartet Meeting that took place in New York on the sidelines of the UNGA.
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is a regional bloc of Latin American and Caribbean states that was conceptualised in February 2010 at the Rio Group–Caribbean Community Unity Summit and established on December 3, 2011 with the signing of The Declaration of Caracas in Caracas, Venezuela.
It includes 32 sovereign nations in the Americas.
Due to the organization's emphasis on Latin American and Caribbean nations, other countries and territories in the Americas, Canada, and the United States, as well as France, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the United Kingdom's overseas territories in the Americas, are not included.