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: Ten (10) months.
Approval: 38th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 26 September 2014).
Completion: Final report submitted on 19 June 2015.
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 that an undertook an assessment of port cooperation in the region particularly in the area of digital ports. Opportunities for cooperation among countries in the region were identified, including in Asia and Europe, aimed at sharing experiences and identifying best practices in the field of ports and the application of information and communication technologies to port processes.
||Juan Acuņa, Director of Relations for Integration and Cooperation
Gloria Caņas, Director of the Information and Knowledge Network, Coordinator of the Digital Ports Project
Javier Gordon, Analyst of Relations
Milagros Cruz, 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: jacuna @ sela.org; gcanas @ sela.org; jgordon @ sela.org; mcruz @ sela.org