Title : "The EU-Latin American Strategic Partnership: state of play and ways forward"
Intitulé : "Le partenariat stratégique UE-Amérique latine: état des lieux et perspectives"
Santander, Sébastian [Université de Liège > Département de science politique > Relations internationales >]
Müller, Gustavo [KU Leuven > Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies > > >]
Defraigne, Jean-Christophe [Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles > > > >]
Raube, Kolja [KU Leuven > Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies > > >]
Wouters, Jan [KU Leuven > Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies > > >]
Policy Department, Directorate-General for External Policies, EP/EXPO/B/AFET/FWC 2013-08/LOT 4/05
[en] Latin America EU ; partnerships
[en] By looking at the current social, economic and political trends in Latin America and the Caribbean and at recent developments in the EU’s relation with the region, this study explores windows of opportunity for advancing the EU-Latin American strategic partnership. It is argued that, although asymmetries between Europe and Latin America might impact and diminish the bi-regional relationship, the EU is wellpositioned to play a more active role in Latin America by strengthening existing institutional links, such as the strategic bi-regional partnership between the EU and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Euro-Latin America Parliamentary Assembly (EuroLat). The study concludes with tailor-made recommendations in order to advance the EU’s engagement and cooperation with individual Latin American countries and with the region as a whole, both through traditional cooperative channels and through closer parliamentary links within the framework of EuroLat.
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