In the framework of the annual "Latin America and Caribbean Week" in France, the EU-LAC Foundation and the Institut des Amériques (IdA), together with the French Development Agency (AFD) and with the support of the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the European Commission, will organise a colloquium to enhance and strengthen the bi-regional relationship.
In 2021 the colloquium will deal with the theme "Societies, crises and public health (COVID-19) in Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean" and will take place in a virtual format on 31 May, 1 and 2 June. The colloquium is structured in an opening session, keynote lectures, round tables and a closing session. Participants will include policymakers and local authorities, representatives of international, regional, financial and media organisations, researchers from Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union.
Further details will be announced in due course.