Presentation of CIFAL Malaga and its Executive Board 

27 July 2018, Malaga, Spain - Mr. Alex Mejia, Director of the Division for People and Social Inclusion of UNITAR alongside Mr. Francisco de la Torre, Mayor of Malaga, oversaw the creation of the Board of CIFAL (Centro Internacional de Formación para Autoridades y Líderes) Malaga. During this public event hosted in Malaga, the City Council signed three Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) with Unicaja Bank, the University of Malaga, and the Confederation of Andalusia Businessmen, each represented by their Presidents. CIFAL Malaga and CIFAL Miami also signed an MOU to deliver capacity UN Flag raising in “Casita del Jardinero” (Cifal Malaga Unitar Office)building in South America. Mr. Julio Andrade, Associated Fellow at UNITAR and Director of CIFAL Malaga, presented their Training Programme to the audience.

At the closing ceremony, Mr. Mejia gave the United Nations Flag to the City, represented by Mr. De la Torre. Together, they raised the UN flag in Casita del Jardinero (a historical building near to the City Council which is over 100 years old and is now the center for CIFAL Malaga). Diplomats, regional and local authorities, representatives of the civil society, and the media attended the events.

Attendees of the eventPhoto 1: Mr. Alex Mejía giving the UN flag to the Mayor of Malaga, Mr. Francisco De la Torre

Photo 2: UN Flag raising in “Casita del Jardinero” (Cifal Malaga UNITAR Office)

Photo 3: Attendees of the event