INT/18/K17 - Strengthening cooperation in trade infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards greater integration into value chains.
Subcontractor: Same as above.
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 26 countries of SELA (Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela).
PGTF input: US$ 24,000.
Other inputs: US$ 40,000.
Approval: 41st Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 22 September 2017).
Completion: Final report submitted on 29 March 2019.
Impact:The XXIX Meeting of International Cooperation Directors for Latin America and the Caribbean, held in the Dominican Republic from 6 to 7 December 2018, focused on the identification of the main opportunities and challenges posed by international cooperation, triangular cooperation and South-South Cooperation in strengthening trade infrastructure and on the presentation of the achievements made in the management of trade infrastructure through an evaluation of the status of execution of physical works and the use of information and communications technologies for the modernization of logistics processes, in order to make progress with efforts to achieve greater participation of the region in global value chains.
||Contact persons: Javier Gordon, Director (a.i.) of Relations of Integratoin adn Cooepration, Coordiantor of Relations with Regional and Extra-Regional Organizations.
Address: Av. Francisco de Miranda, Torre Europa, Fourth Floor, Campo Alegre, Caracas 1060, Venezuela.
Tel.: 58-212-9557111 (Central)/9557153/9557135.
Email: jgordon @ sela.org