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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.

 You can subscribe to updated information on the new studies published by the Foundation registered in our contact list below.

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  1. Young Researchers

    The impact of Eastern Enlargement on the European Union’s foreign policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean (2004-2016)In the late 1990s, the advanced process of Eastern enlargement motivated the emergence of a debate regarding the future of the EU’s ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Marina Pasquali
    Published in:
    Germany, 25 July 2017
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    Culture for social transformation

    Culture can be catalyser of the economic development of a region if it’s promoted on the right ways. Some initiatives in Latin American and the Caribbean countries, such as  the Zócalo in Mexico City, are great examples of cultural activities that can ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Federica Mogherini
    Published in:
    Belgium, 28 July 2017
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    The Multicultural Planet

     At the moment when this Newsletter edition was being prepared, the outstanding man of culture Rodolfo Stavenhagen died. He was an example of the bridges between Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean by his own personal history. We thank the Ministry of ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Rodolfo Stavenhagen
    Published in:
    Mexico, 28 July 2017
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    Culture as an Instrument of Social Transformation

    Starting from the premise that culture is a key factor for sustainable development, this essay describes how culture creates bridges between groups and people and connects stories and traditions. The author makes a theoretical journey through the ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Ronald Grätz
    Published in:
    Germany, 25 July 2017
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    Social transformation with UNESCO heritage

    The article focuses in the trajectory and mission of the UNESCO as the United Nations system actor in charge of the world’s cultural affairs.  It recaps the initial challenges and the success it has achieved 45 years after the adoption of the World ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Clara Cabral
    Published in:
    Portugal, 28 July 2017
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    Culture, a constant variable of development

    Culture appears very rarely in the State actions plans and it’s not always the most visible area in the work agenda of international organizations. Through the experience of creation of musical bands for children in the Antioquia Department in Colombia ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Fred Danilo Palacio Villa
    Published in:
    Colombia, 28 July 2017
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    Less innovation, more conservation…

    The article presents the work carried out by the Altiplano Foundation in Chile, which was also reflected in the book "Arica and Parinacota, Cultural Landscape of America", whose content is centered around the learning derived from the project ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Cristian Heinsen
    Published in:
    Chile, 28 July 2017
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    Culture as a Tool for Social Transformation: the role of museums and community

    This article is about the project EU-LAC Museums, financed in the framework of the European Union Programme “Horizon 2020”. The project under the coordination of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland works with partners from Chile, Costa Rica, France, ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Dr. Karen E. Brown
    Published in:
    Scotland, 28 July 2017
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    Hip-Hop music and the power of culture for social transformation

    The article recounts the experience of the group "Recital Colombia 2016" composed by 12 hip-hop dancers whose dedication to dance has allowed them to leave a reality of violence and exclusion and convert themselves into messengers of peace and ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Rebeca Grynspan
    Published in:
    Spain, 28 July 2017
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    Urban Development and Public Space: Culture as a Driver for Cities

    This paper is the outcome of a round table event that took place on the 4th of June 2015 and which was organised in the context of the 8th EU-LAC Summit/ 2nd EU-CELAC Summit of 10-11 June 2015. This initiative, taken by EU-LAC Foundation in partnership ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    EU-LAC Foundation & BOZAR
    Published in:
    Belgium & Germany, 28 September 2015