Latin America

Social Investment and Innovation in Latin America and Caribbean

EU External Action. Action Grants. Global Gateway: Social Investment and Innovation (Social Accelerator). Latin America and Caribbean. Call for proposals EuropeAid/179770/DH/ACT/Multi.

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 […]

EU support with €11 million in humanitarian aid in Central America and Mexico

The Commission has announced today €11 million in humanitarian aid for Central America and Mexico on the occasion of the “High-level Solidarity Roundtable in support of the 2023 Northern Central America Humanitarian Response Plans”, which took place in Geneva. The funding will focus on: €3.5 million will support the addressing of the humanitarian consequences of […]

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 […]

EUROsociAL+, Social Cohesion Programme EU-LatinAmerica

EUROsociAL+ is a programme for cooperation between the European Union and Latin America that contributes to reducing inequality, improving levels of social cohesion and strengthening the institutions of 19 Latin American countries. It provides support for the process of designing, reforming and implementing public policy, focusing its action on the areas of gender equality, democratic […]