Enhancing Scientific Cooperation between the European Union and Central America
ENLACE (Enhancing Scientific Cooperation between the European Union and Central America) is a project funded by the European Commission, under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development - International Cooperation.
The project ENLACE aims at supporting the bi-regional dialogue between the EU and the Central America Countries and includes a set of activities to enhance the networking among EU and Central America researchers through the organization of S&T dialogues, to identify research priorities of mutual interest and to raise awareness on FP7 in Central America mainly by setting up the network of FP7 National Contact Point in Central America.
The consortium includes 14 multi-skilled partners, 6 from the EU and 8 from the Central America, regrouping multiple international stakeholders (partners from research, industry, government and civil society) for research actions, that will ensure the fulfillment of ENLACE's objectives.
Why an institution in Central America decided to participate to the ENLACE project
(interview to prof. Henning Jensen - Research Vice Chancellor)
Fifth Ministerial EU-Latin America Forum on the Information Society
Representatives from the European Union and the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) held a ministerial meeting on "Digital Content for a Digital Society", at which they approved a joint declaration with proposals for promoting the use of the Internet and information and communication technologies (ICTs) as a way of driving productivity, economic growth, the management of scarce resources and job creation...
EU and Central America agree on a work programme with the aim of finalising an Association Agreement
Commercial negotiators from Central American countries and from the European Commission concluded an informal three-day meeting at which they agreed a work schedule with a view to finalising an Association Agreement in May.
The work plan includes a video conference between Central American countries...
EULARINET: Latin America-European workshop on environment
A"Latin American-European Environment Workshop” was carried out in Bogotá, Colombia. It was attended by European and Latin American scientists and was aimed at identifying topics for future research collaboration of mutual interest for both regions.
Click here to download a report on the main outcomes of the workshop.
Read more at EULARINET-website,