The EU and Colombia have a shared interest in increasing cooperation on the environmental dimension of sustainable development while opening up opportunities for growth and investment. The EU has been implementing a Trade Agreement with Colombia since 2013, which has opened important opportunities for trade and investment in a growing market with almost 50 million consumers.
The Circular Economy Mission to Colombia will have the following objectives:
- To promote a circular economy, sustainable and inclusive innovation and growth in the European Union and in Colombia,
- To help EU green business and in particular SMEs to operate internationally by exploiting green business opportunities in the European Union and in Colombia,
- To promote green business partnerships in targeted sectors by participating in matchmaking events with local entrepreneurs.
The following preliminary focus of the Mission has been identified:
- Circular economy,
- Resource efficiency and sustainable use of natural resources,
- Waste management,
- Water management,
- Energy saving,
Registrations are open until 31 July. In case of interest, please inform the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce.Further information