Delegation of the European Union to Uruguay

About the EU Delegation to Uruguay

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About us - structure and organisation

The European Union Delegation to Uruguay is a diplomatic mission established in 1990. It is one of over 140 EU representations around the world.

European Union Delegation to Uruguay

Together with the Embassies of the EU Member States, the Delegation aims at strengthening the European Union's ties with Uruguay and the Mercosur bloc in the fields of politics, trade and cooperation.

The EU Delegation's main objectives are the following:

  • To represent the EU to the authorities of Uruguay and Mercosur;
  • To coordinate efforts with Member State Embassies and other EU representatives;
  • To monitor EU-Uruguay and EU-Mercosur political and trade relations, informing local authorities of EU decisions and regulations;
  • To cooperate with public entities and civil society organizations in Uruguay and Mercosur in accordance with the guidelines for EU cooperation with Latin America;
  • To monitor and support the implementation of the EU cooperation projects in Uruguay and Mercosur;
  • To act as the EU's contact with the media and civil organizations (universities, chambers of commerce, trade unions, NGOs, etc.) in Uruguay and Mercosur;
  • To support EU policies on human rights, the environment, etc. and inform the public of Uruguay and Mercosur of them;
  • To inform interested parties about the EU and its policies.

Karl-Otto König

Welcome to our website!

Our aim is to provide precise and up to date information about the European Union, its institutions, policies and activities, as well as its relations with Uruguay and the Mercosur bloc.

We in the European Union have been working together for over fifty years to ensure peace and prosperity, not only for the citizens of Europe, but also for people throughout the world. That is why we continue to work in cooperation with Uruguay to strengthen our ties with this country.

We seek to increase political relations, trade and cooperation with Uruguay.

We encourage you to use these webpages to obtain information about the different aspects of these relations.

Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you find it useful.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any suggestion or question about its contents. We welcome your remarks, and will keep trying to improve our site in order to make it more interesting, relevant and easy to use.

Karl-Otto König
Head of Delegation

Head of Delegation

Karl-Otto KÖNIG
Ambassador

Pascale WAUTHIER
Attaché - Assistant to the Head of Delegation

Political & Communication Section

Tomas POSPISIL
First Counsellor - Head of Section
tomas.pospisil@eeas.europa.eu

Rossana BONANNI
Political Officer
rossana.bonanni@eeas.europa.eu

Richard EMPSON
Communication & Public Diplomacy Officer
richard.empson@eeas.europa.eu

Elsa MORENO
Secretary
elsa.moreno@eeas.europa.eu

Trade and Economy Section

Damian KAMINSKI
Counsellor - Head of Section

Carolina GERVAZ
Trade Officer

Bettina D'AMADO
Secretary

Cooperation Section

Clelia DE LA FUENTE
Cooperation Officer

Administration Section

María PÉREZ RUIZ
Attaché - Head of Section

Marcel MATTOS
Administrative Assistant

Soledad DE LA TORRE
Accounting Assistant

Laura ROSAS
Accounting Assistant

Gastón PEPE
Chauffeur

Kely LAUZ
Chauffeur

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