This page contains the country policy paper 2013-2018 for Denmark and Boliva. In the menu bar to the left you can find detailed information.
A continued partnership with Bolivia will focus on poverty reduction, sustainable development, green growth and promotion of human rights. Denmark has an interest in maintaining development cooperation in South America and a dialogue with Bolivia to promote Danish global policy priorities within human rights, sustainable development (green growth), climate change and biodiversity (due to the global importance of the Amazon Basin), as well as to deepen commercial relations.
Bolivia is still in a fragile transition from widespread poverty and huge inequality, especially affecting indigenous peoples, to a consolidated democratic and more equal society based on the rule of law and on sustainable development. Continued development cooperation, which is the main Danish policy instrument, can contribute to a more sustainable and stable development in this phase of transition. The potential for results in terms of reduced inequality regarding income as well as respect for human rights, poverty reduction and the promotion of sustainable development. In Bolivia there is both a commitment to rights-based development and a mutual trust due to longstanding development cooperation between Denmark and Bolivia.
Danish development cooperation with Bolivia dates back to the 1970s. It was stopped in 1980 due to a military coup, but was resumed in 1994 based on a new Bolivian political commitment to poverty reduction and the promotion of respect for the rights of indigenous peoples.
The results have generally been satisfactory:
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