At the Virtual Mid-Term Review Meeting of the 2021-2023 Cooperation Program, the representatives of both nations agreed that the purpose is to monitor progress and define the necessary adjustments to be able to consolidate the approved projects.
The delegations were led by Adriana Bolaños, Director of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica, and Juan Manuel Escalante, Director of Bi-Multilateral and South-South Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of Ecuador Davila.
The Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out that both stressed that the institutions of Costa Rica and Ecuador have worked in a coordinated manner to achieve the planned goals of this second program, which consists of five projects in the areas of child nutrition, gender equality and sustainable production exists tourism.
As part of the actions of this compliance in February, they envisage that a Costa Rican expert from the National Animal Health Service of Costa Rica will travel to Quito to share knowledge with the Andean nation’s phytosanitary and animal health regulation and inspection agency.
The virtual meeting to verify compliance with the bilateral cooperation program coincided with the meeting of the two countries’ Presidents, Rodrigo Chaves and Guillermo Lasso, in Davos as part of their participation in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
The Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Chaves and Lasso raised issues of mutual interest and cooperation between the two nations.