APA signs memoranda of understanding with psychology associations in Japan and Spain

APA President Suzanne Bennett Johnson met with representatives from the Japanese Psychological Association and the Spanish Psychological Association to sign two MOUs during the 2012 APA Convention.

At a meeting of the APA Board of Directors held during the 2012 Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., APA President Suzanne Bennett Johnson joined Japanese Psychological Association (JPA) President Takao Sato, Spanish Psychological Association (COP) Vice President Fernando Chacon Fuertes and COP International Relations Coordinator Manuel Berdullas Temes to sign two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs): one between the APA and JPA and one between the APA and COP. The MOUs articulate mutual goals between APA and these associations and agree to identify future projects and collaborative opportunities. APA has now signed MOUs with psychology associations in eleven countries: Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom. For more on details on APA's Memoranda of Understanding, please visit the Office of International affairs website.

(Photos, from left to right) JPA President Takao Sato before the signing; JPA President Takao Sato signing the MOU; COP International Relations Coordinator Manuel Berdullas Temes, APA CEO Norman Anderson, COP Vice President Fernando Chacón Fuertes, APA President Suzanne Bennett Johnson, and JPA President Takao Sato gather after the signing; COP International Relations Coordinator Manuel Berdullas Temes speaking to the APA Board of Directors; COP Vice President Fernando Chacón Fuertes signing the MOU


(Photos, from left to right) JPA President Takao Sato before the signing; JPA President Takao Sato signing the MOU; COP International Relations Coordinator Manuel Berdullas Temes, APA CEO Norman Anderson, COP Vice President Fernando Chacón Fuertes, APA President Suzanne Bennett Johnson, and JPA President Takao Sato gather after the signing; COP International Relations Coordinator Manuel Berdullas Temes speaking to the APA Board of Directors; COP Vice President Fernando Chacón Fuertes signing the MOU