Catalonia and Beyond

The services of the Consortium for the Commercial Promotion of Catalonia are not restricted to Catalan firms. In 2008, COPCA completed a European Union-funded project in Ecuador, according Isidre Sala Queralt, the group's manager of international cooperation. The project aimed to help improve the capacity of the agency tasked with promoting internationalization of Ecuadorian firms, he says.

About the author

  • Sam Mednick

    Sam is a Devex Contributor based in South Sudan. Over the past 12 years she’s reported on conflict, post-conflict, and development stories from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe. Her work has appeared in Devex, the Associated Press, VICE, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, and The New Humanitarian, among others. Sam also produces and hosts the Happiness at Work Podcast, interviewing authors, speakers and thought leaders about what it takes to live productive and fulfilling lives.