On March 8, a Latin America – European Union Forum: Dialogue and Cooperation at the
Local Level will be held at the Foreign Ministry. Today, countries conduct
their international relations while facing a significant decrease in
cooperation funds at the same time that South-South cooperation is increasing.
In addition, the role of local governments in development is recognized as they
seek to play a bigger part in the most important discussions of the
The forum—organized by the Foreign
Ministry’s Political Coordination Department in coordination with the Matías
Romero Institute, the European Commission, and the Mexico City government as
coordinator of the AL-LAs project, a European-Latin American cooperation
alliance among cities—aims to:
- Contrast and compare the positions of Latin America
and the European Union on international issues that have a local impact such as
urban and regional development.
- Analyze the role of international networks of local
governments from both regions in discussing the priority issues on the global
- Enhance the role of decentralized cooperation as a way
of bringing Latin America and the European Union closer together.
Senior officials from Latin American
and European cities and representatives from the most important networks of local
governments in the region will attend the forum.
For more information, see: https://www.proyectoallas.net/noticia?id=1455292271738