The DMER's main activity was to make a positive contribution to the EU-Mercosur negotiations on the signing of an Association Agreement between the two blocs. The success of the negotiations for the future EU-Mercosur Association Agreement paved the way for the creation of the largest free-trade
The countries this delegation follows includes Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. During the 2014-2019 legislature, work focused on the EU-Central America Association Agreement, which was signed on 29 June 2012 in Tegucigalpa
In addition to meetings within the European Parliament, the delegation organises an annual mission to one of the Andean Community countries to meet with elected representatives, government officials, business people and members of civil society. Moreover, the DAND closely follows the political
The EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership was established in July 2007. Brazil is a country whose history and culture in many ways overlap with ours and with which the European Union has one of its longest-standing formal diplomatic relationships, dating back to the 1960s. This partnership encompasses a
The Delegation was only established in 2010, after the European Parliament gave its consent, in 2009, to the EU CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with CARIFORUM. This EPA aims to promote EU-CARIFORUM trade - and ultimately contribute, through trade and investment, to sustainable
During this Parliamentary term, the delegation’s main concern was to closely monitor the process of updating the EU-Chile Association Agreement, following a very ambitious reform agenda introduced by the Chilean government since 2013. The last few years the delegation has been an active supporter of
Together with counterparts in Mexico, the delegation makes a significant contribution to the modernisation of the EU-Mexico Association Agreement which has been in force since 2000 and has enabled the creation of a free-trade area with over 600 million European and Mexican consumers.
Since its creation in 2006, EuroLat has held eleven ordinary plenary sessions in addition to meetings of its committees twice a year. In order to prepare for the end of the EP legislature in 2019, a record number of 12 resolutions drafted by the standing committees were adopted and the Assembly