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Publications

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. The Foundation also publish a Newsletter that provides a multi-stakeholder space for dissemination of information on the topics on th bi-regional agenda; and encourages young researchers to work on EU-LAC  relations.

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

 

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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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    Well done so far, challenges ahead; Women‘s access to public services in Finland, by Lammila

    The Finnish tax system has laid the groundwork for an equal and guaranteed access to public services. There is an awareness of the connection between taxes and public services, where the legitimacy of tax paying is crucial in order to ensure tax ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Anne Lammila
    Published in:
    Finland, 15 September 2016
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    A Public Health Approach as a Base for Drugs Policy: a main outcome of UNGASS 2016, by Goulão

    Since the last United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS), the drug policy landscape has changed. Indeed, there is an ongoing international debate on a need for a change on the status quo, with some countries calling for a new ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    João Castel-Branco Goulão
    Published in:
    Portugal, 4 March 2016
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    New Gender Policy's Expectations: Break down stereotypes and give power, by Boesten

    The MDGs have been criticised because of their conservatism on gender issues, as their objectives do not demand changes in fundamental areas such as reproductive health, carefulness, violence or respect for sexual preferences. The new goals proposed seem ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Jelke Boesten
    Published in:
    United Kingdom, 22 September 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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    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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    Closer than ever? Staying focuses and engaging in a constructive dialogue, by Andrzej Błachowicz

    The international community seems to be inching forward in bits and pieces towards a “successful” outcome at Paris COP21. The European Union – despite its internal differences – managed to agree on an ambitious climate and energy package; China and the US ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Andrzej Błachowicz
    Published in:
    United Kingdom, 8 December 2014
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    Summit Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities of the New Regionalisms

    The EU-LAC Foundation and the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB), in conjunction with FLACSO and the European External Action Service and Europe Aid, have published Summit Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities of the New Regionalisms  as a ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    María Salvadora Ortiz
    Published in:
    Costa Rica, 31 January 2014