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Latin America – overview 

The priorities for EU-Latin American co-operation have been defined in the summits which took place in Rio (1999), Madrid (2002), Guadalajara (2004), Vienna (2006) and Lima (2008).

These priorities are:

  • The fight against poverty and social inequality;
  • The consolidation of good governance and the promotion of peace;
  • Economic co-operation, trade development and support for regional integration.


For more information on EU relations with this region. You can also find more interesting information on the website of the EU office for Humanitarian Aid.

Key documents on EU-Latin America.

You can also consult the Guide on EU-LA cooperation

Last update: 17/02/2012 | Top