Promoting investment and entrepreneurship for sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean

*Stefano Manservisi is the Director-General for International Cooperation and Development at the European Commission.

The European Union is committed to continue promoting projects in the economic field in Latin America and the Caribbean as it has been done during the last 30 years, from AL-INVEST to ELANBiz, with the objective to reach a better integration of the Latin American and Caribbean economies within the global markets. The wager on the Associative Agreements between the EU and Latin American and the Caribbean is one of the key actions that will allow opening a door to a more strategic cooperation, to the promotion of investment and to an entrepreneurial spirit. Read paper