Results of the VII Annual Call for EU-LAC Co-organised Events

Results of the VII Annual Call for EU-LAC Co-organised Events

The EU-LAC Foundation extends its gratitude to all participating entities and consortia and is pleased to announce the results of the VII EU-LAC Call for the co-organisation of events on topics relevant to the bi-regional partnership between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean.

As in its six previous editions, the Call has received numerous and robust proposals, demonstrating the interest and relevance of the themes for the bi-regional dialogue and exchange.

After an evaluation process, carried out with the valuable support of an external jury composed of experts in the different themes of the call, the following is informed:

1.    Climate financing options

Selected proposal: ‘Euro-Caribbean Green Bridge: Joining forces for Caribbean sustainability’

Institute for the Promotion of Latin America and the Caribbean (IPDAL) of Portugal and Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

2.    Identification of vulnerabilities and adaptation policies

Selected proposal: ‘Policy Dialogue EU-CELAC on Nature-based Solutions’

European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs in Latin America and the Caribbean (ENRICH in LAC) and Technopolis Group.

3.    Prevention and response to climate and health crises (disasters and their management)

Selected proposal: 'Responding and adapting to climate change in the European Union and in Latin America and the Caribbean: fostering cooperation at the interregional level'

United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), Institute of International Relations, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Research and Studies in International Politics (REPI), Institute of European Studies(IEE) and Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).


We warmly thank the distinguished experts who participated in the Trial Appraisal Committee:

Dr. Alonso Brenes
Costa Rican geographer from the University of Costa Rica, with a Master's degree in Geography and doctoral studies in landscape design. He has 20 years of experience in more than 30 countries. He is currently a specialist for the World Bank's Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice for Latin America and the Caribbean; and senior consultant for disaster risk management in the Andean Region for the Inter-American Development Bank.

Dr. Daniela Araujo 
Daniela Araujo has twenty years of experience in the design, monitoring and evaluation of public programmes and policies in the area of economic development, as a researcher and practitioner. She is currently an impact evaluation consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington D.C., and a visiting professor at the Ibero-American Institute for Economic Research at the University of Göttingen in Germany.