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The Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA)

The Directorate-General for International Partnerships is responsible for formulating the EU’s international partnership and development policy, with the ultimate goal to reduce poverty, ensure sustainable development, and promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law across the world.

›› INTPA Academy (free and public learning platform for development)

REGIONAL PROGRAMS OF DG INTPA IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

AL-INVEST

The AL-INVEST program is one of the most important international cooperation programs from the European Commission in Latin America. It began in 1994 seeking to bring European investment to Latin America and with time, seeing the realities that were found in the region, it changed to promote internationalization and to promote and encourage productivity in thousands of micro-small and medium-size companies (MSME´s) in Latin America.


BELLA

The BELLA Programme provides for the long-term interconnectivity needs of European and Latin American research and education communities. This is being achieved through two complementary and interdependent actions which will significantly enhance the ability of researchers and academics across to two regions to collaborate together.


COPOLAD

COPOLAD is a cooperation programme funded by the European Commission through EuropeAid, with a total budget of €10.000.000 and a time frame of 48 months starting from January 2016.The Programme is implemented between the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) countries, helping to forge drug policies which are supported by objective monitoring instruments and based on reliable and effective strategies.


El PAcCTO

EL PAcCTO (Europe Latin America Programme of Assistance against Transnational Organised Crime) is an international cooperation programme funded by the European Union that seeks to contribute to security and justice in Latin America by supporting the fight against transnational organised crime. In its intervention, EL PAcCTO addresses the entire criminal chain from an integral perspective through its work in three components: police, justice and penitentiary.


EU-LAC REGIONAL FACILITY FOR DEVELOPMENT IN TRANSITION

The EU Regional Facility for Development in Transition for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) seeks to create open dialogue between Europe and LAC countries on the impact that transitioning to a higher level of income has on the capacity of partner countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The Facility (recently renamed in Spanish as Facilidad de Desarrollo en Transición para América Latina y el Caribe - DeTALC) was created in 2017 as part of a joint effort between the EU, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The EU is a leading donor to LAC and is committed to maintaining its support to the region with DeTALC throughout the 2021-2027 EU long-term budget period.


EUROCLIMA+ 

EUROCLIMA+ is the EU flagship cooperation programme on environmental sustainability and climate change with the Latin American region. Its objective is to reduce the impact of climate change and its effects in Latin America by fostering climate mitigation, adaptation, resilience and investment.


EUROFRONT 

The EUROFRONT project will improve security, protect human rights and promote social and economic development at both the national and regional level in Latin America through increased efficiency in the management of four border crossings and by supporting the fight against human trafficking and migrant smuggling.


EUROsociAL+ 

It 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 governance and social policy.


LAIF and CIF 

The Latin America Investment Facility (LAIF) and the Caribbean Investment Facility (CIF) are one of the European Union’s regional blending facilities, aiming to mobilize funding for sustainable development projects by combining EU grants with financial resources from European and regional financial institutions, governments and the private sector.


SOCIEUX+

We are a technical cooperation facility which supports the creation of inclusive social protection systems and employment policies. Our goal is to foster peer-to-peer relationship among EU Member States and countries for the design and creation of fair social & employment systems.


TAIEX-INTPA

TAIEX INTPA is the use of the technical assistance and information exchange instrument (TAIEX) in partner countries and territories covered by Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA). It mobilises European Union Member States’ public sector experts to provide short-term technical support in response to requests from public institutions in partner countries.

NATIONAL AGENCIES AND ENTITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION IN THE ADELANTE COUNTRIES

LATIN AMERICA

Triangular CooperationARGENTINA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship

›› Directorate General for International Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Argentina

Triangular CooperationBOLIVIA

Ministry of Development Planning

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Bolivia

Triangular CooperationBRAZIL

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

›› Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC)

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Brazil

Triangular CooperationCHILE

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

›› The Chilean International Cooperation Agency (AGCI)

›› About Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Chile

Triangular CooperationCOLOMBIA

Presidency of the Republic

›› Presidential Agency for International Cooperation (APC-Colombia)

›› About Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Colombia

Triangular CooperationCOSTA RICA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship

›› Directorate of International Cooperation

›› About Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Costa Rica

Triangular CooperationECUADOR

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility

›› Bi-Multi and South South International Cooperation Directorate
›› Directorate for Non-Governmental Cooperation and Evaluation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Ecuador

Triangular CooperationEL SALVADOR

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Vice Ministry of Cooperation for Development
›› El Salvador Cooperation for Development Information System

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to El Salvador and to the Central American Integration System (SICA)

Triangular CooperationGUATEMALA

Secretariat of Planning and Programming of the Presidency

›› Undersecretariat of Cooperation and Partnerships for Development

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Guatemala

Triangular CooperationHONDURAS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Undersecretariat for International Cooperation and Promotion

›› Directorate General for International Cooperation
›› South South and Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Honduras

Triangular CooperationMEXICO

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

›› The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID)

›› About Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Mexico

NICARAGUA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Nicaragua

Triangular CooperationPANAMA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

›› Directorate General for International Cooperation

›› Panama Coopera

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the Euopean Union to Panama

Triangular CooperationPARAGUAY

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Technical Secretariat for Economic and Social Development Planning

›› Directorate General for Development Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Paraguay

Triangular CooperationPERU

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

›› Peruvian Agency for International Cooperation (APCI)

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Peru

Triangular CooperationURUGUAY

Presidency of the Republic

›› Uruguayan Agency for International Cooperation (AUCI)

›› About Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Uruguay

Triangular CooperationVENEZUELA

Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Venezuela

CARIBBEAN

Triangular CooperationANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Immigration

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM

Triangular CooperationBAHAMAS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

›› Technical Assistance & Training

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Belize, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas and the Cayman Islands

Triangular CooperationBARBADOS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM

Triangular CooperationBELIZE

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration

›› Belize Cooperation

Ministry of Economic Development

›› National Authorizing Office

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Belize, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas and the Cayman Islands

Triangular CooperationCUBA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Cuba

DOMINICA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and Diaspora Relations

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM

Triangular CooperationDOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development

›› Vice Ministry of Economic Affairs and International Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to the Dominican Republic

Triangular CooperationGRENADA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minstry of National Security, Public Administration, Home Affairs, Information & Communications Technology

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM

Triangular CooperationGUYANA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

›› Department of International Cooperation

Triangular CooperationDelegation to Guyana, for Suriname, and with responsibility for Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Saint Barthelemy, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Triangular CooperationHAITI

Government of Haiti

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Haiti

Triangular CooperationJAMAICA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
The Planning Institute of Jamaica

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Belize, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas and the Cayman Islands

Triangular CooperationSAINT KITTS AND NEVIS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Finance

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM

Triangular CooperationSAINT LUCIA

Ministry of External Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviation

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM

Triangular CooperationSAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Information Technology

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM

Triangular CooperationSURINAME

Government of Suriname

Triangular CooperationDelegation to Guyana, for Suriname, and with responsibility for Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Saint Barthelemy, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Triangular CooperationTRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs

Triangular CooperationDelegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago

EUROPE

Triangular Cooperation

Practitioners’ Network for European Development Cooperation

The Practitioners’ Network is open to all European non-profit national bodies with a public service misión and which directly implement European or bilateral development assistance. The Practitiones’ Network is made up of 22 Members, 4 Associates and 1 Observer (the European Comission).

›› To meet and directly Access all members

Triangular CooperationGERMANY

›› About Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationPORTUGAL

›› About Triangular Cooperation

Triangular CooperationSPAIN

›› About Triangular Cooperation

MULTILATERAL, INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RELATED TO TRANGULAR COOPERATION

MULTILATERAL

Triangular Cooperation

United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) is a knowledge hub providing advisory and consulting services to all stakeholders on South-South and triangular cooperation. It enables developing countries to effectively face their development challenges and harness opportunities to address them.

›› South-South Galaxy

The UNOSSC along with development partners has developed a global knowledge sharing and partnership-brokering platform – South-South Galaxy. Powered by artificial intelligence, the platform aims to respond systematically and effectively in supporting developing countries’ demand to connect, learn and collaborate with potential partners. It serves as a consolidated South-South solutions platform for Southern partners in the UN system and acts as a one-stop-shop for all partners to use. The platform compliments, rather than substitutes or duplicates existing national or regional institutional arrangements.

INTERNATIONAL

Triangular Cooperation

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation that works to build better policies for better lives. Our goal is to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all. We draw on 60 years of experience and insights to better prepare the world of tomorrow.

›› Development Co-operation Directorate

We promote coordinated, innovative international action to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries and improve their financing. Supporting the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), we help set international principles and standards for development co-operation, and monitor how donors deliver on their commitments. Drawing upon the whole OECD expertise, we support members and partners with our data, analysis and guidance.

›› Triangular Cooperation

Triangular co-operation helps to achieve the SDGs in innovative and collaborative ways and can provide solutions to overcome today's most pressing environmental, economic and social challenges, ensuring sustainable development in partner countries.At the OECD we see the combination of three roles, which may revolve throughout the implementation of the initiative, as the common denominator in triangular initiatives.

›› Triangular Co-operation Repository of Projects

This database includes information on triangular co-operation projects that countries, international organisations, representatives of the private sector, civil society, philanthropy and sub-national actors shared with the OECD. The database is being progressively expanded as the actors involved in triangular co-operation report their activities to the OECD.

›› Development Centre

We help developing countries and emerging economies find innovative policy solutions to promote sustainable growth, reduce poverty and inequalities, and improve people’s lives. We facilitate a policy dialogue between governments, involving public, private and philanthropic actors. Countries from Africa, Asia and Latin America participate as full members in the Centre, where they interact on an equal footing with OECD members.

Triangular Cooperation

Global Partnership Initiative on Effective Triangular Coooperation (GPI)

The GPI is a global initiative fostering the dynamic, innovative, and contemporary definition of triangular co-operation. The GPI was created in 2016 to provide a platform for the exchange of experiences, challenges, and tools to work more effectively in triangular co-operation.

REGIONAL

Triangular Cooperation

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

ECLAC, which is headquartered in Santiago, Chile, is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world. The promotion of the region's social development was later included among its primary objectives.

Triangular Cooperation

Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB)

An international support organisation for 22 countries that make up the Ibero-American community: the 19 Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries in Latin America and those of the Iberian Peninsula, Spain, Portugal and Andorra. We support the organisation of the Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government, we implement its mandates and we drive Ibero-American Cooperation in the areas of education, social cohesion and culture.

›› Ibero-American Cooperation

Ibero-American Cooperation is the route to materialise into specific actions the agreements and political commitments undertaken by the Ibero-American Heads of State and Government at the Summits. This is a unique model of cooperation characterised by a multidimensional and multi-actor regional approach, and also by a flexible and horizontal design in which participation is voluntary and countries take part in agreements according to their national priorities within the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Furthermore, it is a model based on solidarity, which strengthens the community composed of 22 countries and contributes through joint actions to the sustainable socio-economic development of the region.

›› South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Over the last decade the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) has strived towards strengthening and highlighting the true value of south-south and triangular cooperation around three inter-connected axes: the systematization of information and knowledge generation; capacity building on sustainable development co-operation; and the international positioning of this modality of cooperation.

›› Aggregated Data on Ibero-American South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SIDICSS)

Ibero-American South-South and Triangular Cooperation Data Platform.

Triangular Cooperation

Ibero-American Programme for the Strengthening of South-South Cooperation (PIFCSS)

The Ibero-American Programme for the Strengthening of South-South Cooperation (PIFCSS) is an intergovernmental initiative aimed at strengthening South-South Cooperation (SSC) and Triangular Cooperation (CT) in Ibero-America, promoting its values and principles, in line with the fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals. It represents a horizontal cooperation model that joins together countries with different histories and backgrounds, which share their experiences on an equal footing and participate according to their respective capacities in the pursuit of consensus.

OTHER OF INTEREST

The European Union – Latin America and Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC)

The EU-LAC Foundation was created in 2010 by the Heads of State and Government of the European Union (EU) and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) member states. The Foundation is a tool of the EU-LAC partnership and its activities feed into the intergovernmental dialogue, in line with the bi-regional Action Plan. The Foundation was entrusted with the mission of strengthening and promoting the strategic bi-regional relationship, enhancing its visibility and fostering active participation of the respective civil societies.

Fundación Euroamerica

Fundación Euroamérica is a diverse, independent, non-profit organisation whose main objective is to boost cooperation and understanding between European and Latin American institutions, companies and public figures, in order to promote relations between Europe and America, especially in the private sector.

Fundación Carolina

The Carolina Foundation (Fundación Carolina, in Spanish) was created by agreement of the Council of Ministers on 22 September 2000, with the aim of promoting cultural relations and cooperation in educational and scientific matters between Spain and the countries of the Ibero-American Community of Nations and others with special historical, cultural and geographical relations.

Italian-Latin American Organisation (IILA)

The Italian-Latin American Organisation is an intergovernmental organisation based in Rome. It was established in 1966 as the Italian-Latin American Institute by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amintore Fanfani, who conceived IILA as a tool to promote and strengthen relations between Italy (Europe) and Latin America. The Member States that form part of this Organisation are Italy and the 20 Latin American countries (Argentina, the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela).

 

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