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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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    The issue of Gender in relations between the EU and LAC: State of the art and Opportunities for bi-regional cooperation

    This study is the result of a specific call for research projects, launched in May 2014. The purpose of this study is to analyse the state of the art on Gender in the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean from a bi-regional and action-oriented ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Marta Carballo de la Riva, Enara Echart Muñoz
    Published in:
    Germany, 6 May 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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    Equality of Public Services Acccess Among Women and Men, by Pascual

    The Ministry of Women and Gender Equality, founded under President Michelle Bachelet’s second term in office, has taken several positive measures with regards to gender equality, protection, and the empowerment of women. Chile has pioneered several ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Claudia Pascual
    Published in:
    Chile, 15 September 2016
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    Women’s Access to Higher Education and Labour Markets in Latin America and the European Union, by Garrido Ardila

    The Global Gender Gap Index (GGGI) finds that some Latin American countries are on similar levels of gender equality to those in the European Union. Nonetheless, some Latin American countries register equality levels that are considerably lower. GGGI data ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    J. A. Garrido Ardila
    Published in:
    Spain, 15 September 2016
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    Health, Gender, and Social Determinants in Mexico, by de Keijzer

    In the context of gender, the Mexican health sector has carried out some important changes in recent years. Among these are the incorporation of proposals from the feminist movement, and programs for sexual and reproductive health. Nevertheless, the ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Benno de Keijzer
    Published in:
    Mexico, 15 September 2016
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    Latin American Women in Pension Plans: Advance their rights; shatter discriminations, by Nieves Rico

    The low quality of pension systems, and their inaccessibility, powerfully reflect the gender inequality faced by women in Latin America. The exclusion of many women in these systems can be explained by two related factors. Firstly, there is a lesser ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    María Nieves Rico
    Published in:
    Chile, 15 September 2016
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    Gender equality and cultural knowledge: A vision of the value of the Bolivian contribution to the EU-LAC cooperation, by Bustamante

    CECASEM is a non-governmental organisation that works with rural development and gender equality in the more isolated indigenous and peasant villages of Bolivia. Patricia Bustamente, director of CECASEM, explains that in the process towards equality, the ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Patricia Bustamante
    Published in:
    Bolivia, 15 September 2016
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    Equality Between Men and Women is a Precondition for Effective Democracy, by Jourová

    Whilst the EU has worked endlessly to advance gender equality over the past few decades, many challenges still exist. The European Commission is determined to change this and has been focusing on several priorities and key actions for 2016-2019. These ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Věra Jourová
    Published in:
    European Union, 15 September 2016
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    Union of Women’s Producer Cooperatives “Las Brumas”, by Rodríguez

    This cooperative trade union from Jinotega, Nicaragua, seeks to empower women who work in the production of coffee, grains, vegetables and livestock. Aiming to overcome the various legal obstacles that Nicaraguan women workers face, it is especially ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Marling Haydée Rodríguez
    Published in:
    Nicaragua, 15 September 2016
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    EU-CELAC and the Economic Empowerment of Women in Dominican Republic, by Germán

    In recent decades, Latin America and the Caribbean have occupied a leading role in various international forums relating to gender equality, culminating in the design and implementation of national and international public policies. In the Dominican ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Alejandrina Germán
    Published in:
    Dominican Republic, 15 September 2016

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