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On Monday, March 19, and Tuesday, March 20, the Head of the European Union Delegation to Uruguay, Karl-Otto König, will visit the cities of Colonia and Maldonado with the aim of strengthening the EU's ties to both Departments, getting to know the local socio-economic reality, and outlining the EU's objectives and activities in each Department. In the framework of these visits, the EU will carry out actions aimed at raising awareness of gender equality jointly with the local Governments.
In the framework of the activities carried out in the month dedicated to women and on International Women's Day, the European Union, UN Women and the International Labor Organization carried out the launch of project "Win-Win: gender equality is good business" on March 8, 2018 at 9:00 hrs. in the main hall of the Presidency of the Republic's Executive Tower.
On December 18th, The Head of the European Union Delegation to Uruguay, Ambassador Karl-Otto König, presented his official credentials to the President of the Republic of Uruguay, Dr. Tabaré Vázquez.
In the framework of its activities to promote gender equality in the country, the EU Delegation presented the panel "Guaranteeing the physical and psychological integrity of Women" on November 14 at its premises in Montevideo.
The European Union's Gutenberg Award prize-giving ceremony took place on Wednesday 27 September at the EU Delegation premises.
The 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay took place on 21 and 22 June at Montevideo's Radisson Hotel.