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Latin America 

Relations with Latin America are based on shared values, common interests and cultural ties. more

Economic relations 

Relations between German business and the countries of South America have a long tradition. Many German companies have been present in the region for over a century and have an excellent reputation there. Especially Brazil and Mexico are attractive business partners for Germany. more

Development cooperation

Development cooperation is an important aspect of relations with Latin America. Close cooperation is crucial to resolving global issues concerning the future. more

Education and research

Latin America is constantly becoming more important in the sphere of science, research and innovation. The region is becoming an increasingly important partner for Germany as a result. The growing internationalisation of academic cooperation is reflected in the large number of collaborations between German and Latin American universities and research institutes. more

Promoting human rights in Latin America

A common commitment to universal and indivisible human rights links Germany with its partners in Latin America. Despite these shared values, there are still major tasks to be tackled in some Latin American states. more

Environmental and climate policy 

Germany is actively cooperating with its partners in Latin America on environmental and climate issues. Important areas of cooperation are water management, renewable energies, energy efficiency, nature reserve management and support for environmental authorities. more

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