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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.

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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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    Confronting the ‘Coloniality of Gender’ in Gender Equity Work & Public Discourse: Considerations for EU-LAC Relations, by DeShong

    The effects of colonialism and of the enslavement and exploitation of minority groups in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to reverberate throughout the region today. The quest for gender equity and justice is pursued with the focus on the unequal ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Halimah DeShong
    Published in:
    Barbados, 15 September 2016
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    People-centred strategies respecting Human Rights and public health, by Paredes Rosero

    UNGASS shall generate a common front facing the new dynamics and realities of the world drug problem. Among Colombia’s recommendations, I would like to single out greater flexibility within the conventions’ dispositions, providing room for a broad range ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Martha Paredes Rosero
    Published in:
    Colombia, 14 March 2016
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    UNGASS 2016 and the Need to Reform Policies Against Drugs – a FES project, by Niño

    Latin America has perhaps been the region most affected by both drug trafficking and the very policies implemented to address it. It has therefore the experience and moral authority to lead the global debate about the need for national and international ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Catalina Niño
    Published in:
    Colombia, 14 March 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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    The Importance to SIDS of a Global Agreement on Climate Change

    There can be no doubt that the phenomenon of climate change and its adverse impacts present a clear and present danger to all SIDS, many of which, are located in the Caribbean. From the outset, the Caribbean has consistently maintained the position that ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Maxine P.O. McClean
    Published in:
    Barbados, 1 December 2015
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    The Role of SMEs in the Caribbean

    There is no denying the important role that the private sector plays in the Caribbean region. According to statistics from the CARICOM Secretariat, the regional private sector creates at least 70% of jobs. Apart from large mineral companies (e.g. bauxite ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Pamela Coke-Hamilton
    Published in:
    Barbados, 30 June 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