Delegation of the European Union to Colombia

Visit of Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the EC, to Colombia: signing of financial contracts of EU/Colombia cooperation projects

26/05/2016 - 00:00

On 26 May 2016, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, went to Bogotá Colombia, where she announced the EU support with an overall package of over 575 million euros for conflict affected regions, green growth and land rights together with a series of actions to support Colombia. On this occasion, Federica Mogherini, together with Rafael Pardo, Colombian Minister Counsellor for Post-conflict, Human Rights and Security, participated in the signing ceremony of four EU projects: disbursement of a first tranche of a sector reform contract for local sustainable development (5 million euros); the promotion of secure land tenure rights and equitable access to land in national protected areas (3.2 million euros); comprehensive action against mines (1.8 million euros); and community Radios for Peace and Peaceful Coexistence (2 million euros).