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The “Nuestra América” congress is under the patronage of Dr. Alfredo Palacio, Former President of Ecuador and member of the ICD Advisory Board
As the world celebrates this anniversary, important questions remain as to how individual countries and the region as a whole should address challenges in the areas of poverty, development, security, public health, and national and international politics. Furthermore, current relations between Latin America, the USA and Europe, and the role that other regions and international stakeholders can play in supporting Latin America, remain fundamental issues to be clarified.
“Nuestra America: Celebrating 200 years of Latin American Independence and Looking Towards an Interdependent Tomorrow” has been developed by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy to analyze the importance of the Latin American independence movements to the development of the region over the subsequent 200 years. It will then use this foundation to focus on the challenges ahead for the region, explore new strategies and approaches being taken to address these challenges, and consider the role that Europe and other regions can play in supporting Latin American stakeholders. In particular, the congress will consider the role that can and must be played by the younger generation in supporting and strengthening sustainable Latin American development.
“Nuestra America” will pursue the following specific aims:
The following issues will be mentioned and explored:
SpeakersThe speakers during the program will consist of renowned figures from international politics, diplomacy, academia, the private sector, and civil society.
ParticipantsThe participants will include young leaders, academic scholars, political and diplomatic representatives, civil society practitioners, journalists, and individuals from the private sector from across the world.
Sustainable NetworkParticipants of the Congress will become part of a growing international network of people from across the world with different fields of interest and levels of experience who share a commitment to intercultural exchange. Participants will be able to remain in touch with each other through the ICD Network.
Certificate of AttendanceThe participants of the Congress will be awarded an official certificate of attendance at the end of the program. This certificate will confirm attendance and provide details of the speakers who took part during the week and the topics discussed.