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Study Timeline

January 2021


The kick-off meeting with the Commission was held on 20 January 2021 and launched the inception phase, during which the methodology will be finalised.
April 2021

Inception report

The draft inception report will be published to invite comments from stakeholders before finalisation.
June 2021 to February 2022

Online public consultation and workshops in Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama

The online public consultation will be published by the European Commission and use the EUSurvey tool. Workshops and interviews are planned to be organised in the partner countries.
January 2022

Interim report

The interim report will be published to provide an update of the research status and to invite comments from stakeholders.
May 2022

Draft final report

The draft final report will be published to invite comments from stakeholders before finalisation.
July 2022