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EU allocates €130 million in humanitarian aid for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2024

The European Commission has allocated nearly €130 million this year in humanitarian aid for Latin American and the Caribbean, to address the needs of the most vulnerable people affected by the main ongoing emergencies. This includes over €1 million just approved to respond to the devastating floods in Brazil, which in past weeks have affected […]

Global Gateway Investment Agenda with Latin America and Caribbean

During today's EU-LAC Business Round Table as part of the EU-CELAC Summit, President Ursula von der Leyen has presented the EU-LAC Global Gateway Investment Agenda (GGIA), which revolves around the following pillars: a fair green transition, an inclusive digital transformation, human development and health resilience and vaccines. She also announced that Team Europe has committed […]

Latin America and the Caribbean: EU strengthens disaster preparedness cooperation and releases €43 million aid fund

Today, Commissioner Janez Lenarčič is announcing the release of €43 million in humanitarian aid for the whole Latin American and Caribbean region in 2023. The announcement will be made at the event ‘Disaster preparedness saves lives', co-hosted by the EU and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), during the EU-Latin America and […]

EU and Latin America and the Caribbean step up action to promote inclusive and equal societies

Ahead of the EU-CELAC Leaders' Summit, Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, announced a new EU programme worth €60 million to step up action against inequalities and to promote inclusive and equal societies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Commissioner made the announcement at the EU – Latin America and Caribbean Forum bringing together […]

New Agenda to strengthen EU's partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean

Today, the High Representative and the European Commission have adopted a Joint Communication setting out a New Agenda for Relations between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean. It proposes a stronger and modernised strategic partnership, through reinforced political engagement, boosting trade and investment, and building more sustainable, fair and inter-connected societies through Global […]

Horizon Europe Guide for Latin America and the Caribbean | Spanish

Guía de Horizonte Europa para América Latina y Caribe Almudena Carrero Madrid: Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología, 2023 The Horizon Europe Guide for Latin America and the Caribbean has just been published. It is a work carried out by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), the Uruguayan Agency for International […]

EIB and European Commission sign agreement to boost private sector investments in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries #GlobalGateway

Today, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission signed agreements for a total volume of €4 billion; consisting of a Guarantee Agreement that will mobilise up to €3.5 billion in lending and a €500 million Trust Fund contribution, to support businesses in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries until 2027. The agreement marks […]

EU launches overseas aid stockpile in Latin America and the Caribbean

Following his recent visit to Colombia, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič is visiting Panama on the second leg of his  stay in Latin America and the Caribbean. On the occasion, the Commissioner announced €153 million in humanitarian aid for the region as a whole for 2022. Furthermore, in line with the recently announced European […]