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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.

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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    EU-LAC Cooperation in the 21st Century: Combining efforts in a globalised world

    This publication is result of the LACalytics programme launched by the Young Initiative on Foreign Affairs and International Relations (IFAIR) e.V. in December 2015. This initiative is supported by the EU-LAC Foundation and has been under the patronage of ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    L. Fried, J. Klein, J. Klever, T. Lieb, F. Scheifele & EU-LAC Foundation (eds)
    Published in:
    Germany, 18 October 2016
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    Equality of Public Services Acccess Among Women and Men, by Pascual

    The Ministry of Women and Gender Equality, founded under President Michelle Bachelet’s second term in office, has taken several positive measures with regards to gender equality, protection, and the empowerment of women. Chile has pioneered several ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Claudia Pascual
    Published in:
    Chile, 15 September 2016
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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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    Health, Gender, and Social Determinants in Mexico, by de Keijzer

    In the context of gender, the Mexican health sector has carried out some important changes in recent years. Among these are the incorporation of proposals from the feminist movement, and programs for sexual and reproductive health. Nevertheless, the ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Benno de Keijzer
    Published in:
    Mexico, 15 September 2016
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    Latin American Women in Pension Plans: Advance their rights; shatter discriminations, by Nieves Rico

    The low quality of pension systems, and their inaccessibility, powerfully reflect the gender inequality faced by women in Latin America. The exclusion of many women in these systems can be explained by two related factors. Firstly, there is a lesser ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    María Nieves Rico
    Published in:
    Chile, 15 September 2016
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    Gender equality and cultural knowledge: A vision of the value of the Bolivian contribution to the EU-LAC cooperation, by Bustamante

    CECASEM is a non-governmental organisation that works with rural development and gender equality in the more isolated indigenous and peasant villages of Bolivia. Patricia Bustamente, director of CECASEM, explains that in the process towards equality, the ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Patricia Bustamante
    Published in:
    Bolivia, 15 September 2016
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    Equality Between Men and Women is a Precondition for Effective Democracy, by Jourová

    Whilst the EU has worked endlessly to advance gender equality over the past few decades, many challenges still exist. The European Commission is determined to change this and has been focusing on several priorities and key actions for 2016-2019. These ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Věra Jourová
    Published in:
    European Union, 15 September 2016
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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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    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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    Umana: A platform for accessing health services, by Cardenau

    Umana is a platform that generates access to quality health services on a massive scale. Today we know that many deaths and diseases can be avoided through information and healthy lifestyles. More than a quarter of the Latin American population does not ...

    Author(s)/Editor(s):
    Paula Cardenau
    Published in:
    Argentina, 15 September 2016

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