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Global Gateway: EU, Latin America and Caribbean partners launch in Colombia the EU-LAC Digital Alliance

On 14 March in Bogotá, Colombia, the European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Digital Alliance was launched, a joint initiative to champion a human-centric approach to digital transformation.

It is supported by an initial contribution of €145 million from Team Europe, including €50 million from the EU budget to boost digital cooperation between both regions.

Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age said:

We want to strengthen our common work on crucial digital areas. We want to boost secure links with Latin America and Caribbean partners. Together, we will promote our vision for an inclusive, sustainable and human-centric digital transformation. This builds on the EU digital rights and principles and the eLAC Digital Agenda 2024.

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