4-15 June 2012: Sesiones de trabajo en América Latina / Workshops on Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) in Latin America:CTF en América Latina, Referencia 2011.CE.16.0.AT.044)
The project “EU-Latin America collaboration on Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) in the Framework of Regional Policy” (contract with reference 2011.CE.16.0.AT.044) had as main tasks the organization of two information sessions in Europe and two workshops on the ground for Latin American experts and politicians involved in CBC.
The tasks on the ground concentrated on the study of northern Chilean borders (Chile-Perú and Chile-Perú-Bolivia) for the first series of workshops, implemented between the 4thand 20th June 2012 in the Chilean cities of Iquique (Region of Tarapacá) and Arica (Region of Arica & Parinacota) (WS-1a and WS-1b), including a working session in Santiago de Chile with the SUBDERE, Subsecretaría de Desarrollo Regional y Administrativo (Under-secretariat of Regional and Administrative Development) at the Ministry of Interior and Public Security of Chile.
The Triple Border Argentina-Brazil-Paraguay and the Brazilian-Uruguayan hosted the second series, which took place in Foz do Iguaçu (State of Paraná, Brazil) (WS 2a) and Montevideo (Uruguay) (WS 2b), combined with the activities organized with the COMIP(Argentinean-Paraguayan Joint Commission of the River Paraná) in Posadas (Province of Misiones, Argentina) and Buenos Aires, within a case study on CBC in this very important river axis.
The programmes of the workshops are available for download (just click on the relevant workshop to open):
WS-1a: Iquique (Chile), 6 June 2012 (Programa)
- Presentation of FOCEM (Fondo de Convergencia Estructural del Mercosur)
- Presentation of MIDES
- Presentation of DINARA (Dirección Nacional de Recursos Acuáticos, Uruguay)
- Presentation of AEBR
- Report about this workshop
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