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As part of its activities to promote the debate on common strategies related to the EU-LAC bi-regional association, the Foundation carries out research and studies on issues identified by both regions.

These studies are published in this section of the web site, in order to encourage debate and promote exchange on best practices and specialised knowledge.

 The publications are organised into the following series: Bi-Regional Economic Perspectives; Bi-Regional Relations; Conferences; Democracy Studies; ECLAC / EU-LAC Bi-Regional Outlook; EU-LAC Forum of Global Governance and Reflection Fora. We also publish a Newsletter.

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    Countdown to the EU-CELAC Summit

    We are on the eve of the II European Union – Latin America and Caribbean Summit, that Brussels will host on 10th and 11h of June. The timing could not be more interesting: an Europe that laboriously tries to get out of the crisis is the host to a Latin ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Ramón Jáuregui Atondo
    Published in:
    Belgium, 2 June 2015
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    The Importance of Ecuador’s participation in the Polos de Competitividad activity for the Bi-regional Integration Between the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean, by Juan Francisco Ballén

    As an introduction, it is important to point out that for Ecuador the development of productive sectors with high levels of competitiveness, innovation and internationalisation are vital elements in the National Strategy for Productive Matrix Change (EN ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Juan Francisco Ballén
    Published in:
    Ecuador, 2 June 2015
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    The Second EU-CELAC Summit – the way forward

    On January 1, 2015 Latvia for the first time assumed the Presidency to the European Council. The priorities of the Latvian Presidency are Competitive Europe, Digital Europe and Engaged Europe. The first priority aims to enhance the competitiveness and ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Edgars Rinkēvičs
    Published in:
    Latvia, 2 June 2015
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    Reflection on expectations for the II CELAC-EU Summit and how the potential of the strategic partnership CELAC-EU could be maximised for the Caribbean countries

    The truth is that the reasons for the coming together of the Latin American and Caribbean States (now, the Community, CELAC, using the Spanish acronym) and European Union (EU) some sixteen years ago in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the institutional ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Frederick A. Mitchell
    Published in:
    The Bahamas, 2 June 2015
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    EU-CELAC Summit: a youth perspective

    For any young person to truly appreciate the context of an EU-CELAC framework, he or she must have some understanding of the history and ongoing experiences of the two regions. More importantly, one must have the capacity to peer into future shapes of our ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Timothy Ferdinand
    Published in:
    Saint Lucia, 2 June 2015
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    Women: key factor for the consolidation of the EU-CELAC agenda

    It will be impossible to build a future of prosperity, inclusion, democracy and development if the presence and participation of women is not consider in a proactive and assertive way. This is a fact for all countries as well as for international ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Claudia Calvin Venero
    Published in:
    Mexico, 2 June 2015
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    Bilateral relations through common research and innovation – challenge or joy?

    Small and medium enterprises are the cornerstone and driver of Latvian economy and their global competitiveness which is based on simple management structure, ability to response quickly, make flexible decisions. Small domestic market is a major challenge ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Evija Pudane
    Published in:
    Latvia, 2 June 2015
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    The Second Academic Summit: On Injecting Substance into the Bi-regional Association

    The Bi-Regional Summit process linking the EU to Latin America and the Caribbean has been in operation since 1999, but it was not until January 2013 that the first Academic Summit was held. In the ensuing two and a half years considerable energy has been ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Laurence Whitehead
    Published in:
    United Kingdom, 2 June 2015
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    EU-CELAC: A bi-regional partnership to strengthen the development of our nations

    The II EU-CELAC Summit will mark a milestone in the history of our strategic partnership: It will mean the beginning of a deep reflection over the future of bi-regional relations according to present realities and priorities on both regions. In order for ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Ricardo Patiño
    Published in:
    Ecuador, 2 June 2015