European Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, responsible for the design of European development and aid distribution policies. 

EU-LAC Foundation

European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Foundation for transforming the strategic partnership between the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean.

OECD - Development Centre

Forum in which countries share their experiences with social and economic development policies. The centre contributes to the policy debate with expert analysis, and its aim is to help decision-makers find policy solutions to stimulate growth and improve living conditions in developing and emerging economies. 


Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. One of five United Nations regional commissions for contributing to the economic growth of Latin America and the Caribbean, and coordinating actions aimed at promoting growth and strengthening economic relations between the countries and with other nations of the world.


EU-CELAC summits bring together European, Latin American and Caribbean leaders to strengthen relations between both regions. These summits are the main fora for dialogue and cooperation between Europe, and Latin American and Caribbean states. The second EU-CELAC / 8th EU-LAC summit will be held in Brussels on 10-11 June 2015 under the theme: "Shaping our common future: working for prosperous, cohesive and sustainable societies for our citizens".


Inter-American Development Bank. In partnership with its clients, the IDB seeks to eliminate poverty and inequality, as well as promote sustainable economic growth in Latin America. 

UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean

United Nations Development Programme in Latin America and the Caribbean for helping the countries of the region construct and share solutions for reducing poverty and inequality, and for meeting the millennium development goals at a national and local level. 


The Latin American Social Sciences Institute (FLACSO in its Spanish acronym) is an international organisation comprised of 18 member countries which currently pursues academic activities in 13 Latin American and Caribbean countries.