Spanish Cooperation (Cooperacion Espanola)
The Spanish Cooperation is the sum of all persons, institutions, resources and capabilities that puts Spain available to developing countries in order to contribute to human development, poverty eradication and full exercise of rights . It is based on a broad political and social consensus at national level in accordance with the following principles:
- The recognition of the human being in his individual and collective dimension, as the protagonist and ultimate recipient of the development cooperation policy.
- The defense and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms, peace, democracy and citizen participation on equal terms for women and men and, in general, non-discrimination based on sex, race, culture or religion, and Respect for diversity.
- The need to promote a global, interdependent, participatory, sustainable and gender-equitable human development in all nations, seeking the application of the principle of co-responsibility among States, in order to ensure and enhance the effectiveness and coherence of cooperation policies to development in its objective of eradicating poverty in the world.
- The promotion of lasting and sustainable economic growth of the countries accompanied by measures that promote an equitable redistribution of wealth to favor the improvement of living conditions and access to health, educational and cultural services, as well as the well-being of their populations
- Respect for the commitments adopted within the international organizations.See more