EU development funding for Uruguay began in 1986 and aims mainly to strengthen social cohesion.
EU Aid programmes
In 2002-2006, the European Commission provided funds for:
- economic reform (45%)
- modernising the state (37%)
- social development (13%)
More info: Uruguay Country Strategy Paper [1016 KB] 2002-2006
You will find the list (in Spanish) of current projects on the website of the Delegation of the European Union to Uruguay.
In 2007-2013, the EC foresees to provide €31M in funding for:
- social and regional cohesion (60%)
- innovation, research and economic development (40%)
For more information on the cooperation framework between the EU and Uruguay please consult the EC's European External Action Service.