Between 2020 and 2021, Guatemala participated in 141 cooperation actions, projects and programs. More than half of these initiatives were developed through Bilateral SSC (57%), while the other half were executed through Regional SSC programs (30%) and through Triangular Cooperation actions and/or projects (13%).
Guatemala acted as recipient in all three modalities, Bilateral SSC standing out with the largest number of initiatives (72 out of 80). Through these exchanges, and based on other partners’ knowledge, the country strengthened its capacities in various sectors such as Health, Peace, public and national security and defense, Education and Environment. Meanwhile, in the framework of the 6 bilateral initiatives in which it acted as provider, this Central-American country contributed to its partners’ experience in Peace, public and national security and defense, Education and Enterprises.
In order to implement these 141 initiatives, Guatemala associated with several countries, among which Honduras, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic stand out. Through these exchanges, this Central-American country contributed to the achievement of SDG 1Peace, justice and strong institutions), SDG 8 (Decent work and economic growth) and SDG 3 (Good health and well-being).