EU Latin America Caribbean Interest Section
Web sites and Web-based resources
Last reviewed and updated: July 31, 2006
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- The Dante B. Fascell North-South Center at the University of Miami is a public policy studies center dedicated to the analysis of complex global problems, with special emphasis on the Western Hemisphere, including research on trade and economic policy, migration, democratic governance, security, corruption, the environment, and information technology. The Center's produces policy-relevant scholarship in support of sustainable economic development and effective democratic governance in the Americas.
- Georgetown University's Political Database of the Americas contains hard copy information on the institutional, constitutional and political structures of the region, including electoral systems and election data, civil society, political parties, executive institutions, and much more. The Database project offers a comprehensive source of documentary and statistical political information.
- Recal is an active, open and policy-oriented network of like-minded research centres in the European Union and Latin America who are committed to furthering bi-regional relations through joint study and reflection. The main activity of this network, founded by three European centers, AIETI (Spain), CeSPI (Italy), and the IIK (Germany), is the program "Latin America 2020." Bilingual site.
- Secretaria de Cooperacion IberoAmericana (Spain, Portugal and the Latin American countries), is the permanent secretariat in charge of, among other activities, organizing the Ibero-American summits. Site in Spanish and Portugeuse.
- The Institute of Ibero-American Studies (IIK) was founded in 1962 with the objective of observing and scientifically analysing political, economic and social development processes in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. By closely linking research, documentation and information work, the IIK serves interested parties from the worlds of science, politics and business as well as a broad spectrum of the public engaged in the problems of the region.
- The Latin America Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 4,800 members, twenty-five percent residing outside the U.S., LASA brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. LASA has an organized section on "Europe and Latin America."
- Atlas is a program of the European Chambres of Commerce and Industry in Brussels devoted to promoting cooperation among EU and Latin American chambers of commerce, to transferring knowledge and best practices, and to facilitating and strengthening economic cooperation between the regions. Their Web site includes useful links to the chambers of commerce and industry in 15 EU countries and 18 Latin American countries, among other useful materials including position papers and an on-line forum.
- The EU's Directorate-General for External Relations has a set of Web pages on its Europa site devoted to The EU & Latin America. The EU divides the region into MERCOSUR, Central America, and the Andean Community, and treats the topics accordingly. View the relevent EU documents, programs, summit information, current EU press releases on these topics, and more, here.
- The EU's Delegation to the United States hosts a valuable Web links page called EU Relations with Latin America, organized into relevent general EU Web sites, EU Web sites by region, and EU Web sites on bilateral relations with countries in the region.
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