EU - Colombia cooperation on regional policy

A new international cooperation agreement between the EU and Colombia on regional and urban policy was confirmed following the signature on 11 June 2015 in Brussels of a Letter of Intent by Commissioner Corina Creţu and María Ángela Holguín, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Colombia.

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The dialogue concerns exchanges of experiences and good practices in policies concerned with promoting economic, social and territorial cohesion, which are of great importance for the post-conflict situation in Colombia. The dialogue will also cover policies in the field of innovation and technological development; cross-border, transnational and interregional cooperation; development policies in post-conflict situations; the setting up and implementation of regional and cross-border development and integration policies, including the strengthening of administrative capacity, in particular at regional and local level; issues relating to decentralization and multi-level governance; issues relating to sustainable economic development and to corporate social responsibility at territorial level.

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