VI EUROPEAN UNION – LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN SUMMIT Madrid, 18 May 2010 MADRID DECLARATION
- I. PARTNERS IN JOINTLY ADDRESSING GLOBAL CHALLENGES
- II. STRENGTHENING OUR BI-REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP
- III. PROMOTING INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
“Towards a new stage in the bi-regional partnership: innovation and technology for sustainable development and social inclusion”
1. We, the Heads of State and Government of the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean, the President of the European Council and the President of the Commission, have convened in Madrid on 18 May 2010, in order to reaffirm our commitment to continue promoting and strengthening our Biregional Strategic Partnership based on our common principles, values and interests. To this end, we undertake to reinforce our dialogue and cooperation in the priority areas we jointly identified in five previous Summits since Rio de Janeiro in 1999 emphasizing for this Summit innovation and technology for sustainable development and social inclusion.