Strengthening Latin America's Development and Security

We work with seven Latin American countries and across four pilot borders to strengthen development and security in the region, as well as to achieve greater respect for and protection of human rights.

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Strategic lines EUROFRONT 2022

Strategic lines EUROFRONT 2022
07/03/2022

The activity of cross-border organised criminal groups poses a threat to national and global security with direct implications for public health, security, and economic stability. In response, EUROFRONT seeks the support of the regional dimension to promote reforms agreed in a multi-country key or in the field of regional networks, which constitutes one of the strategic principles that will guide this year's work.

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Rumichaca, Desaguadero, Bermejo-Aguas Blancas and Triple Border cooperate to improve security and development in Latin America

Rumichaca, Desaguadero, Bermejo-Aguas Blancas and Triple Border cooperate to improve security and development in Latin America
04/03/2022

Four of the most significant borders in Latin America are involved in regional improvement and development through EUROFRONT. Since 2020, the seven countries involved in them have joined this European Union-financed programme. After a start conditioned by the context of the international health crisis and the consequent closure of borders, currently the seven partner countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru) are actively working on the ground together with the team of experts designated by FIIAPP (Spain), IILA (Italy) and the International Organisation for Migration (OIM). In this article, we review the main milestones of the past year at each of these border points and what guides the strategic lines for 2022.

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Jorge de la Caballería from the European Union on the EUROFRONT programme: “the more networks to share information, the better the results”

Jorge de la Caballería from the European Union on the EUROFRONT programme: “the more networks to share information, the better the results”
18/02/2022

Mr. Jorge de la Caballería, Unit Head of the European Community’s General Directorate of International Alliances, together with representatives of the EUROFRONT Programme, paid a visit to Ciudad del Este on Monday 14 February, with the aim of strengthening alliances with Paraguay and analysing its challenges regarding security and development.  Along with Paraguay government representatives and the European Union’s Delegation in said country, the entourage toured the International Friendship Bridge, a crossing located between Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) and Foz de Iguazú (Brazil) at the so-called Triple Border that also connects Argentina.

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