President's Council on Competitiveness and Innovation Activated

The government of Costa Rica and the main business union have agreed to create a formal setting to discuss topics related to Competitiveness, Innovation and Talent.

Friday, October 10, 2014

From a statement issued by the Union of Chambers and Associations of Private Business Sector (UCCAEP):

The president, Luis Guillermo Solis has signed a decree officially forming the President's Council on Competitiveness, Innovation and Talent.
This body consists of the President and other officials from the executive branch; and representatives from the Union of Chambers and Associations of Private Enterprises (UCCAEP).

After the signing, members of the Board were sworn in.

"We hope that the Presidential Council facilitates the coordination and monitoring of public policies on competitiveness, innovation and employment. As a proactive and responsible business sector, we will work with authorities in the search for concrete solutions to the major challenges faced by the country, with long-term vision, which will generate more and better jobs for Costa Ricans," said the President of UCCAEP, Ronald Jimenez.

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