Technical assistance to the public sector
Component 2 promotes the development of public policies for compliance with environmental and labour standards that favour the sustainability of production chains. It provides technical assistance in Latin American countries, especially Mercosur, to promote a sustainable trade and economic policy, consistent with the commitments adopted and negotiated in the Trade and Association Agreements with the European Union.
Component 2 of AL-INVEST Green is implemented by a consortium of two institutions:
International and Ibero-American Foundation for Public Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP)
Italian-Latin American (IILA)
Established by the Government of Spain in 1997, FIIAPP is a state public-sector foundation, part of the system public sector organisations of the Spanish and European Cooperation. It specialises in promotion and management of the participation of institutions, Public administrations and their agencies in programmes and international cooperation projects for the improvement of operation of public systems.
Established in 1966 as the Italian-Latin American Institute by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Amintore Fanfani, the IILAThe Rome-based Foundation was conceived as a tool to promote and strengthen relations between Italy (Europe) and Latin America. It plays its role in the cultural, socio-economic, technical-scientific and cooperation fields.
Component 2 works in the countries of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) and in the Andean region. In Mercosur and Colombia, activities have been initiated and other regional actions are being worked on.