ForMin participates in VI EU-Latin America Summit
According to a release issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE), the high level meeting represented an opportunity for coordinating European and Latin American states’ actions, given the shared common values: democracy, social justice, respect for human fundamental rights and freedoms, multilateral bodies cooperation, fulfilment of Millennium Development Objectives.
The European Union and the Latin American and Caribbean states agreed to consolidate cooperation at the level of multilateral bodies on major topics on the international agenda – climate change and the international financial system. At the same time, EU’s solidarity commitment with Haiti and Chile was reconfirmed as regards the reconstruction after the natural disasters that affected both countries, says MAE. A Madrid Declaration, an Action Plan and Terms of Reference for the EU-LAC Foundation were adopted at the EU-LAC summit.