Colombian Presidential Agency of International Cooperation (APC-Colombia)

Overview

Sector

Development Cooperation

Country

Colombia

SDG

01 - No Poverty, 02 - Zero Hunger, 08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 13 - Climate Action, 16 - Peace and Justice Strong Institutions, 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Organization Type

Government

URL

www.apccolombia.gov.co/

Description

About:


The Colombian Presidential Agency of International Co-operation (APC-Colombia), created in 2011, sets priorities and ensures alignment of Colombia’s development co-operation with its National Development Plan and foreign policy. The agency manages and co-ordinates Colombia’s incoming and outgoing development co-operation and, through the Roadmap for International Co-operation, sets out Colombia’s strengths and good practices that can be shared with other countries.


It has also introduced a national co-ordination scheme as well as monitoring systemsThrough its South-South cooperation, Colombia shares its knowledge and experience in areas such as entrepreneurship, security, food security, culture, agricultural innovation, social development, climate change and disaster risk management, tourism, statistics, and employment. Seventy-four countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East benefited from Colombian programmes and policies in support of their own development efforts. In addition, Colombia is an active partner in developing projects in regional mechanisms such as the Pacific Alliance, the Ibero-American General Secretariat and the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation.


Mission:


The Presidential Agency for International Cooperation of Colombia, APC-Colombia aims to manage, guide and technically coordinate the non-reimbursable public, private, technical and financial international cooperation received and granted by the country; as well as execute, administer and support the channeling and execution of resources, programs and projects of international cooperation, meeting the objectives of foreign policy and the National Development Plan .


Vision:


In 2023, APC-Colombia is recognized nationally and internationally as a technical leader that promotes and manages the country's international cooperation with innovation and effectiveness, to respond to global and national priorities.

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