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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. 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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    Regional innovation and smart specialisation, broadening cooperation between the EU and Latin America

    The initiatives concerning smart specialisation play an important role within the development of concrete niches of innovation in the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission developed pilot ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Javier Gómez Prieto
    Published in:
    20 November 2017
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    Latin-American SMEs: The challenge of growing far away from home and even more in the European market

    The strategy of internationalisation of Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) frequently faces diverse challenges such as the exigency of quality, the linguistic barriers, legal regulations, qualitative standards and exchange risks. The Latin American ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Florence Pinot de Villechenon
    Published in:
    20 November 2017
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    SMEs Observatory Foundation: Promoting the development of SMEs in Argentina and the Latin American and the Caribbean region during 20 years

    The SMEs Observatory Foundation (FOP) is an organisation that works for the valorisation of SMEs in the society. During the last 20 years, the FOP has been implementing the production of “data to take action” which includes actors from different areas. ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Vicente Donato
    Published in:
    20 November 2017
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    Promoting investment and entrepreneurship for sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The European Union is committed to continue promoting projects in the economic field in Latin America and the Caribbean as it has been done during the last 30 years, from AL-INVEST to ELANBiz, with the objective to reach a better integration of the Latin ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Stefano Manservisi
    Published in:
    20 November 2017
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    Where is the labour market going?

    The increase of the unemployment rates in Europe and the percentage of informal labour in Latin America strongly reflect the challenges that the labour market has been facing. The polarisation of the labour market is shaped by two interconnected factors. ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Raymond Torres
    Published in:
    20 November 2017
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    Financing Energy Transitions in the European Union and in Latin America and the Caribbean

    In the field of renewable energies, the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean have implemented successful instruments such as auctions specialised in wind energy in Brazil and the implantation of renewable energy sources in Germany. While both ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Miguel Vázquez
    Published in:
    20 November 2017
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    Green energy in Latin America: opportunities for the EU-LAC cooperation

    The effects of climate change remain a challenge at the global level. Landslides, water shortages as well as floods prove that Latin America and the Caribbean is a particularly vulnerable region.  Nevertheless, mitigation of the climate change effects in ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Joana Castro Pereira
    Published in:
    20 November 2017
  8. Young Researchers

    Social innovation has been incorporated with the latest developments and trends both at the policy and grassroots levels. Social innovation is characterised by a wide range of definitions and understandings, although the main idea is the creation of new ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Yovita Herma Santosa, Oliver Silveti Sánchez García
    Published in:
    20 November 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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