Submitter: Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA), based in Caracas, Venezuela.
Subcontractor: same as above.
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$ 35,000.
Other inputs: US$ 40,000.
Duration: Seven (7) months.
Approval: 37th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 28 September 2013).
Completion: Final report submitted on 18 August 2014.
Impact: Representatives from the Member States of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) and subregional, regional and international organizations participated in a regional meeting where experiences and information on migrant's remittances were shared. The meeting sought to analyze data on migration dynamics, as well as remittances and its effect on income, with the aim of presenting cooperation initiatives in this area, along with best practices to strengthen the field of remittances and development.
||Ambassador Carlos Bivero, Official in charge of the Office of Relations for Integration and Cooperation
Fernando Guglielmelli, Analyst of Relations
Silvia Hernández, Analyst of Relations
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
Emails: cbivero @ sela.org; jacuna @ sela.org; fguglielmelli @ sela.org; shernandez @ sela.org