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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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    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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    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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    Jamaica’s Dangerous Drugs Amendment Act 2015, by Golding

    In recent years the winds have changed internationally. Several countries, including Jamaica, have been reviewing their laws in relation to cannabis. It is generally agreed that these reforms have made Jamaica’s law more consistent with the cultural, ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Mark Golding
    Published in:
    Jamaica, 15 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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    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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    Collaboration in Higher Education: A Perspective from the Caribbean

    While geography has helped to facilitate collaboration among higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Caribbean, history and language have tended to circumscribe it. However, there is growing recognition that collaboration, especially through research ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    David Rampersad
    Published in:
    Jamaica, 30 September 2014
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    The Need to Build a Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean Based on Knowledge

    Some countries in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced in recent decades high rates of economic growth, thus finding a better way to cope with the crisis, which has been accompanied by a strong social development. Although these ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Manuel J. López
    Published in:
    Spain, 30 September 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