EU-CELAC Innov-AL platform is a project of the Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) of the European Commission. The project is the result of a Preparatory Action of the European Parliament to promote the exchange of exPeruiences and good practices between the European Union and non-EU countries on the subject of territorial development with special emphasis on urban development, the urban-rural partnership and cross-border urban cooperation.
The project aims to create a community of agents related to these issues, both in Latin America and in Europe, to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and shared learning. This will help to advance more quickly to those countries or regions that want to deepen the development of this type of policy.
The first phase of the project ran from January 2018 to July 2019 and Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru participated on the one hand and Brazil on the other. All the information regarding the part of Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru is collected at www.innovalplatform.eu, while the information on the part of Brazil can be found at www.innoval-brazil.eu
In the second phase of the project, the participation of the five countries of the first phase is unified, in addition to Mexico.
The participating regions / provinces / states / departments by each of the Latin American countries are:
The second phase of the EU-CELAC Innov-AL platform project will run from January 2019 to June 2020 and the tasks to be carried out during this time are: