Results of PGTF - Project INT/13/K04

INT/13/K04 - Strengthening development and integration of the border areas in Latin America and the Caribbean as a cornerstone for the economic and social dimensions of integration

Submitter: Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American Economic System (SELA), based in Caracas, Venezuela
Subcontractor: not required
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries
Participating/beneficiary countries: 28 member countries of SELA (Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela)
PGTF input: US$ 33,000
Other inputs: US$ 42,000
Number: INT/13/K04
Duration: Twelve (12) months
Approval: 36th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 28 September 2012)
Completion: Final report submitted on 6 August 2013.
Impact:: Held a meeting that discussed the policies and initiatives being advanced by Latin American and Caribbean countries in the field of border integration. The regional meeting led to the collection and sharing of information and best practices on border integration, and reviewed adequate mechanisms to increase cooperation in this area with conclusions and recommendations.

Contact:   Ambassador Carlos Bivero, Director of Relations for Integration and Cooperation
Juan Acuņa, Coordinator of Relations with Member States
Javier Gordon Ruiz, Coordinator of Cooperation Projects
Address: Av. Francisco de Miranda, Torre Europa, 4th Floor, Campo Alegre, Caracas 1060, Venezuela.
Telephone: 58-212-9557111 (Central) / 9557121 / 9557137
Fax: 58-212-9515292 / 9516901
E-mails: cbivero @; jacuna @; jgordon @

Final Report:

    • INT-13-K04-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 386KB]

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