Latin America

Latin America

Through the Pro-resilience Action(PROACT), the EU is engaged in reducing food insecurity in a timely manner, helping the most vulnerable groups recover from crises and facilitating the phasing out of humanitarian assistance and build long-term food and nutrition security (FNS). ProACT intervention is developed around two main objectives:
Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the EU and from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) are meeting in Brussels on 16-17 July.
On Tuesday, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Direction General for Development Cooperation (DG DEVCO) of the European Union signed an agreement as partners in the Regional Facility for Development in Transition for Latin America and the Caribbean. A similar agreement was signed with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on 7 May 2018, in Havana, Cuba.
On may 31st of 2018, the European Union hosted a special event on the Colombian peace process, bringing together the President of Colombia and Nobel Prize Winner, Juan Manuel Santos, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, the former President of Spain, Felipe González, and other high-ranking political figures and representatives of the peace process in Colombia. The event looked at the implementation of the peace process and how the EU can continue to help.
FIRST programme brings governments, regional organisations and donors together to develop effective policies in the fight against food insecurity and malnutrition and to promote resilience.
FIRST represents a strategic partnership between the EU and the FAO whereby the FAO is providing support to ensure that EU investments in food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNS&SA) are transformed by partner countries into effective policies and programmes.
During an official visit to Bolivia, between 3 to 5 May, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, will announce the adoption of a Joint European Strategy for Bolivia 2017-2020 worth more than €530 million.
SUN Movement Global Gathering in November 2017 in Abidjan
Photo taken during the 2017 SUN Movement Global Gathering in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (November 2017)
The EU contributes to the process of designing land laws and carrying out policy reform. The EU also supports land administrations and sponsors CSOs in their advocacy work to promote equal land rights.

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