Fourth Summit of the Pacific Alliance (official photograph)

The presidents of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru met on 6 June 2012 at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert of Chile, seeing first hand the state-of-the-art telescopes and technology of ESO’s flagship site. The presidents gathered at Paranal for the fourth Summit of the Pacific Alliance, at which the Alliance’s Framework Agreement was ratified.

In this official photograph, taken on the impressive platform of ESO’s Very Large Telescope on Cerro Paranal, are (from left to right): Andreas Kaufer, Director of the Observatory; Xavier Barcons, President of the ESO Council; John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada; Francisco Álvarez De Soto, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama; President Ollanta Humala of Peru; President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia; President Sebastián Piñera of Chile; President Felipe Calderón of Mexico; José Enrique Castillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica; Virginia Greville, Australian Ambassador to Chile; Hidenori Murakami, Japanese Ambassador to Chile; Tim de Zeeuw, the Director General of ESO and Massimo Tarenghi, ESO’s Representative in Chile.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1223a
Type:Photographic
Release date:6 June 2012, 22:30
Related releases:eso1223
Size:5376 x 3744 px

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Name:Paranal
Type:• Unspecified : People
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