COPCA: What it Isn't

    The Consortium for the Commercial Promotion of Catalonia provides various services to firms and counterpart agencies in other countries. But it is not a consulting company, says Isidre Sala Queralt, COPCA's manager of international cooperation. It is the arm of the Catalan government that helps local enterprises win business, invest and export abroad, he adds.

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    • 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.