From 17/10/2017 to 19/10/2017

Medellin (Colombia)

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:

  1. To promote a circular economy, sustainable and inclusive innovation and growth in the European Union and in Colombia,
  2. To help EU green business and in particular SMEs to operate internationally by exploiting green business opportunities in the European Union and in Colombia,
  3. 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,
  • Eco-innovation,
  • Chemicals,
  • Waste management,
  • Water management,
  • Energy saving,
  • Biodiversity.

Registrations are open until 31 July. In case of interest, please inform the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce.

Further information

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