AACID, acronym for the Andalusian Agency for International Development Cooperation. Its functions are the coordination and advice of the actions of the Junta de Andalucía in matters of international cooperation for development. It depends organically on the General Secretariat for Foreign Action. The director of the AACID since 2022 is Celia Rosell....
The AACID also carries out the definition and execution of the development cooperation policy. Your job involves:
Programming, execution, monitoring and control of activities
Promotion of cooperation with developing countries
Design, coordination and execution of development cooperation programs and projects in the economic, social, cultural, educational, scientific, technical, R+D+i, sustainable development, ecological transition or blue economy fields
Support and encourage public and private initiatives that contribute to the achievement of the goals of the Agency
Planning, coordination and monitoring of the external action of the Administration of the Junta de Andalucía. Advise its administrative bodies and instrumental entities on this matter.
Andalucía Global is the General Directorate created in July 2021 to encompass the functions of the previous DG for Andalusians Abroad and incorporate new powers. Its director is Rosario Alarcón and reports to the General Secretariat for Foreign Action directed by Enric Millo.
The Alentejo-Algarve-Andalusia Euroregion EUROAAA was institutionalized after 20 years of joint projects, in May 2010. Its objective is to promote a new, more advanced stage of cross-border cooperation between these neighboring regions. The strategic location of the Euroregion in the south of the peninsula and Europe and its situation in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, make EUROAAA a privileged entity in the European context. Its approximate extension is 119.869 km², being a space for participation as well as a forum for understanding and dialogue among all public and private entities likely to promote the development of this border territory. View source
Extenda is the public internationalization agency of Andalusia. A company from the Junta de Andalucía that promotes growth and provides a differential value for the initiation, development and growth of Andalusian companies in their international business....
It offers advantages through efficient internal operations processes and continuous improvement, with a business approach based on expert consulting and promotion in target markets. All these elements are based on digital-based business intelligence processes, on transparent management and on the development of a competent culture that is co-responsibly oriented towards people and results.
Foundation created in 1998 by the Kingdom of Morocco and the Junta de Andalucía with the aim of creating a forum that, based on the principles of peace, dialogue and tolerance, would promote the encounter between peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean. Entity related to the General Secretariat for Foreign Action. ...
This initiative was later joined by the Peres Center for Peace, the Palestinian National Authority and other people and institutions committed to dialogue and peace. On March 8, 1999, the Three Cultures of the Mediterranean Foundation was established in the city of Seville. The Foundation is a benchmark of tolerance and progress, since there are few foundations in the world with such a representative and balanced multinational presence among its members, with such a particular link with the Mediterranean area. The spirit of this Foundation is also a reflection of the Barcelona Euro-Mediterranean Conference, held in November 1995, which proposed a new horizon for the whole of the Mediterranean basin:
The establishment of a zone of peace, stability and progress on both shores of a sea that has been the cradle of civilizations.
The Junta de Andalucía is the Government of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia....
Councils of Andalusia
Presidency, Interior, Social Dialogue and Administrative Simplification
Economy, Treasury and European Funds
Educational Development and Vocational Training
Employment, Business and Self-Employment
Health and Consumption
Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development
University, Research and Innovation
Tourism, Culture and Sport
Promotion, Articulation of the Territory and Housing
Social Inclusion, Youth, Families and Equality
Sustainability, Environment and Blue Economy
Industrial Policy and Energy
Justice, Local Administration and Public Function
Andalusia maintains intense cooperation relations with the North of Morocco. The Autonomous Community is the geographical connection between Europe and North Africa, playing a role as a unique bridge between both cultures. Relations with Morocco have been developed for more than twenty years in all areas of activity and level; institutional, economic Morocco is a reference in cross-border cooperation. The Statute of Autonomy refers directly to the promotion of this cooperation between border territories. The European Union promotes collaboration and joint work in this unique space, made up of the Andalusian region and the northern regions of Morocco. Website of the Kingdom of Morocco
Andalusian European Information Network
The Network brings together the existing European information centers in Andalusia (15 in total, between public and private). Currently (2021) it is chaired by the Junta de Andalucía through this General Secretariat for Foreign Action, which provides financial support on an annual basis. ...
Among the activities of the European Information Network of Andalusia, we can highlight the calls for the Research on European Integration or Young Andalusians Building Europe awards, organization of debates and talks, actions aimed at establishing active contacts between Andalusians and companies from other countries of the European Union or coordination, organization and participation in courses and seminars related to the European Union.
The General Secretary for Foreign Action works in coordination with other agencies and entities of the Junta de Andalucía to achieve synergies for the benefits of Andalusian citizens, some of which are as follows.
The digital transformation of the Junta de Andalucía and of all areas, entities and Andalusians is the key to improving public services and having economic growth that brings prosperity and efficiency.
Entity that depends on the previous Andalucía Conectada. It allows to know the state of digitization in Andalusia so that Andalusians can make the best decisions regarding studies, professional career, etc. It also has publications and useful information on digital transformation for Andalusian companies.
Conference of Peripheral and Maritime Regions of Europe
La Conference of Peripheral and Maritime Regions of Europe (CRPM) is an organization that brings together 160 European regions that was created in 1973 with the aim of defending the interests of European coastal areas. Among its working bodies are the geographical commissions.
Its objective is to be a regional lobby that defends the interests of its members. It carries out numerous activities, including seminars and thematic meetings to convey the needs of the regions to the European institutions.
Intermediterranean Commission of the CRPM
The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission was created in Andalusia in 1990 to express the shared interests of the Mediterranean regions to the European institutions. The Intermediterranean Commission (CIM) of the CPMR encompasses the issues raised in all the Mediterranean riparian Regions.
It is made up of 40 Member Regions from 9 different EU States and other countries (Albania, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Morocco, Spain and Tunisia). The CIM is open at different subnational levels in all Mediterranean countries. This union of the Member Regions of the Intermediterranean Commission is a link of peace, stability and development between three continents, Europe, Africa and Asia.
The work of the Intermediterranean Commission focuses on the development of the Euro-Mediterranean dialogue and territorial cooperation. Transport and Integrated Maritime Policy, Economic and Social Cohesion, and Water and Energy are priorities of the CIM. It promotes the emergence of Mediterranean citizenship and is also interested in migration policies, mobilizing partners from the southern coasts of the basin for this purpose.