MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish / Latin America / UN –
Source: Republic of Colombia
Bogotá (Oct. 3/20). In a coordinated effort between the Ministry of Foreign Relations and the National Planning Department, the seventh cycle of the Commissions for the Development of Insular Borders (Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina), Panama (Chocó), Brazil was held. (Guainía, Vaupés, Amazonas), Peru (Amazonas, Putumayo), Venezuela I (La Guajira, Cesar, Norte de Santander), Venezuela II (Boyacá, Arauca, Vichada, Guainía), and Ecuador (Nariño, Putumayo), developed between from September 3 to October 2 virtually.
Chaired by the Director for Development and Border Integration of the Foreign Ministry, Ricardo Montenegro Coral and, with the Technical Secretariat in charge of the Deputy Director of Territorial Planning and Development of the National Planning Department, Esteban Páez Correa, the participation of Governors , Mayors, delegates of territorial authorities, authorities of ethnic groups, representatives of community councils, regional commissions of competitiveness and innovation, Chambers of Commerce and invited entities of the national order.
For their part, the territorial authorities presented their balance sheets regarding the inclusion of the border component in their respective development plans and the initiatives advanced for the development and integration of their border. Similarly, the ethnic group authorities actively participated in these sessions, suggesting some recommendations and requests for their communities.
The results of the exercise of the Regional Commissions for Border Development will serve as inputs for the session of the Intersectoral Commission for Border Development and Integration to be held in November of this year, which will be led by Mrs. Minister of Foreign Relations.
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