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Europe Meets Latin America: A Forum for Young Leaders

Congreso o simposio | Alemania - Berlín
Del 12 al 17 de septiembre de 2010
Europe Meets Latin America: A Forum for Young Leaders

En septiembre tendrá lugar el programa de Europe meets Latin America, en el que se estudiarán los aspectos sociales, políticos y económicos de las relaciones actuales entre ambas regiones. En este tipo de evento ,de una semana de duración, pretende reunir estudiantes o jóvenes profesionales de todos los lugares del mundo y de todos los ámbitos de estudios o profesiones. Los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de asistir a conferencias de profesionales y académicos, expertos en estas materias, y de poder acceder a hablar con ellos a lo largo de la semana.

Contacto: emla@culturaldiplomacy.org

 

Programa:

  • Progress made by the EU-LAC Summits, focusing in particular on the May 2010 Summit in Madrid.
  • The challenges and opportunities faced by regional organisations in Latin America (MERCOSUR, UNASUR, CAN, etc.).
  • The development of gender equality in Latin American countries in the political sphere, and the impacts of gender equality measures in both regions.
  • Case studies of sustainable development policies in Latin American and Europe.
  • A comparison of environmental research and climate change activity in the two regions.
  • An assessment of the activity of European NGOs conducting development work in Latin America, considering the challenges and opportunities ahead.
  • The migration of Latin Americans to Europe – what are the drivers of this process and how do the Diaspora adapt to life in Europe.
  • An examination of trade and economic relations between the two regions, focusing in particular on the European Trade agreement with Central American countries.
  • A consideration of trans-boundary cooperation and integration in Latin American regions, focusing on Brazil/Argentina/Paraguay and Peru/Bolivia/Chile.
  • The unique role of Spain in EU-LAC relations giving the common cultural background and language, with particular reference to the current Spanish presidency of the European Union.
  • A focus on Latin American literature as an instrument of cultural diplomacy, focusing in particular on Gabriel García Marquez, Vargas Llosa, Pablo Neruda, and Eduardo Galeano.
  • A structural comparison of the European Union and regional organisations in Latin America. To what extent does the EU represent a viable model for Latin America?
Fuente: Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
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