3rd Regional Forum of Local Economic
Development for Latin America and the Caribbean

date 7-9 May 2019

venue Barranquilla, Colombia

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Thematic focus

LED in fragile and conflict and violence-affected territories

  • Block 1. Employment and economic empowerment of youth, women and groups with vulnerable conditions
  • Block 2. Processes of migration within the framework of local and territorial development
  • Block 3. The role and development of the private sector
  • Block 4. Decentralisation and territorial governance
  • Block 5. Integrated and sustainable management of natural resources
  • Block 6. Arrangements and sustanability strategies
  • Block 7. Public policies for the promotion of LED
  • Block 8. Planning and concertation instruments to build peace


This event was organised by a National Organizing Committee, including the Red-ADELCO, the Government of Colombia, the Gobernacion del Atlantico, National Federation of Departments, EU delegation in Colombia and UNDP Colombia; and was supported by an Executive Committee comprising the association of United Cities and Local Governments, Organization of Regions United, the United Nations Development Programme, the International Labour Organization, as well as the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity, the Government of Cabe Verde and the City of Turin.

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Report of the 3rd Regional Forum of Local Economic Development

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