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ICO has made it a priority to develop relations with developing countries, and in general with parts of the world where the development of optics requires special attention. It has been fortunate to cooperate on this item for various programs with the International Center for Theoretical Physics, ICTP.

ICO launched its ICO/ICTP/TWAS Central America initiative in 2012 with the FIRST ICO/ICTP/TWAS Central American Workshop in Lasers, Laser Applications and Laser Safety Regulations (CALAS), April 30 - May 11, 2012, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, San José de Costa Rica, Costa Rica.