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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua

Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, travelled to Nicaragua in the context of the establishment of the new EU-Nicaragua cooperation programming for the period 2014-2020. One of the objectives of the visit is to strengthen EU-Nicaragua bilateral relations and ascertain the country's socio economic situation.
This visit took place one week after the signing of an agreement between the EU, the World Bank and the Nicaraguan government for the implementation of the Education Sector Support Project in Nicaragua (PROSEN). This new project, which will benefit 551 000 students, is one of the most important actions included in the programming of cooperation for the period 2007-2013. The EU is contributing a total of 32 million euro to PROSEN.
During his visit, Andris Piebalgs met with Daniel Ortega, President of Nicaragua. He visited the Forensic Laboratory of the National Police, which was equipped by the EU under a project to improve access to criminal justice. He also signed the Financing Agreement for the project 'Prevention and Control of Organised Crime and Drug Trafficking'.
Andris Piebalgs finally visited another project, 'the Colonial and Volcano Route', which has a budget of over 8 million euro (7 million euro from the EU) to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.
Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Mayra Salinas, President of the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute (INTUR), on the left, and ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs, on the left, and Francisco Javier Sandomingo, Head of the Delegation of ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Aminta Granera, Director-General of the National Police of Nicaragua, 3rd from the left, ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs, on the right, visiting the forensic laboratory of the National Police
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Handshake between Aminta Granera, Director-General of the National Police of Nicaragua, on ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs, at the podium
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Signing of the Financing Agreement for the project 'Prevention and Control of Organised ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Signature ceremony of the Financing Agreement for the project 'Prevention and Control of ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Handshake between Valdrack Jaentschke Whitaker, Nicaraguan Vice-Minister for Foreign ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs, in the centre, observing a vase decorated with painted pattern, during ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs, in the centre, discussing with a teacher in a school of ceramics
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Discussion between Andris Piebalgs, on the left, and Michal Nekvasil, Deputy Head of the ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs, on the left, showing the gift offered by Liliana Díaz, Director of the ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Andris Piebalgs, 1st from the right, and Michal Nekvasil, Deputy Head of the Delegation of ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Nicaragua
Aminta Granera, Director-General of the National Police of Nicaragua, on the left, and ...
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