Europe Meets Latin America: A Forum for Young Leaders

Event Date(s): 14/09/2009 - 18/09/2009

Europe Meets Latin America: A Forum for Young Leaders is an active network of individuals interested in strengthening and supporting the European-Latin American relationship.

The next Weeklong Seminar will focus on the following themes: 

1.     The Presentation and Portrayal of Latin American Culture in Europe

2.     Integration and Immigration in the European-Latin American Relationship

3.     Economic Bridges between European and Latin America Thank you in advance for your support in raising awareness of this Seminar amongst your students.  


Who can apply?

The program is open to all individuals with an interest in international relations and cultural exchange.  

What will the Weeklong Seminar involve?

The program for the Weeklong Seminar will consist of lectures, seminars, workshops, and cultural activities in and around Berlin. The participants will meet with leading figures from the political, diplomatic, academic and civil society spheres to discuss the state of relations between Europe and Latin America and consider how they can be supported through organised cultural exchange.   

What is the aim of the Weeklong Seminar?

The Seminar aims to inform the participants about the field of Cultural Diplomacy and its importance today, raise awareness of key issues in the European-Latin American Relationship, create a network between the Seminar participants, and give them creative ideas and support for future initiatives they can organise.    

What happens after the Seminar?

After completing the Weeklong Seminar, the participants become members of the Europe Meets Latin America Forum. They are then supported by the ICD in conducting research, in organising and developing leadership initiatives, and are invited to join the ICD Online Forum where they can network with the other Young Leaders from around the world. The Forum activity is aimed at creating sustainable initiatives that bring to Europe and Latin American closer together.    

Where can I find more information?   

Further information about the next Weeklong Seminar, including the online application forum, can be found under:http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/youngleadersforums/index.php?en_forums_emla_application-form   

Further information about the Forum as a whole can be found under:http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/youngleadersforums/index.php?en_forums_emla_about   

Further information about the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy can be found under: www.culturaldiplomacy.org

Any enquiries regarding the program can be sent to emla@culturaldiplomacy.org  



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