EU-LAC SUMMIT — Action Plan — Final Declaration

EU-LAC SUMMIT, Madrid, 18 May 2010
“Towards a new stage in the bi-region­al part­ner­ship: inno­va­tion and tech­nol­o­gy for sus­tain­able devel­op­ment and social inclu­sion”
MADRID ACTION PLAN 2010–2012
This Action Plan includes a num­ber of ini­tia­tives con­sis­tent with the pri­or­i­ties estab­lished at the VI EU-LAC Sum­mit as encom­passed in its Final Dec­la­ra­tion. The Action Plan iden­ti­fies instru­ments and activ­i­ties which, if prop­er­ly imple­ment­ed should lead to con­crete results guar­an­tee­ing own­er­ship and capac­i­ty build­ing in the fol­low­ing key areas, which are direct­ly or indi­rect­ly linked with the cen­tral theme of the Sum­mit:

  • 1. Sci­ence, research, inno­va­tion and tech­nol­o­gy;
  • 2. Sus­tain­able devel­op­ment; envi­ron­ment; cli­mate change; bio­di­ver­si­ty; ener­gy;
  • 3. Region­al inte­gra­tion and inter­con­nec­tiv­i­ty to pro­mote social inclu­sion and cohe­sion;
  • 4. Migra­tion;
  • 5. Edu­ca­tion and employ­ment to pro­mote social inclu­sion and cohe­sion;
  • 6. The world drug prob­lem