Presentation on theme: "1 st EU-CELAC Summit (7 th EU-LAC Summit) Santiago de Chile, 21-27 January 2013 Dr. Margaretha Mazura, EMF Project Angels Webinar, 26 February 2013."— Presentation transcript:
1 st EU-CELAC Summit (7 th EU-LAC Summit) Santiago de Chile, 21-27 January 2013 Dr. Margaretha Mazura, EMF Project Angels Webinar, 26 February 2013
Overview of this presentation History of EU-LAC Summits Why Summits? Academic Summit Business Summit Conclusions: Action Plan 2013-2015
History of EU-LAC Summits EU-LAC Summits: 1 st Summit: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1999 2 nd Summit Madrid, Spain 2002 3 rd Summit Guadalajara, Mexico 2004 4 th Summit Vienna, Austria 2006 5 th Summit Lima, Peru 2008 6 th Summit Madrid, Spain 2010 Joint initiative for Research and Innovation Declaration of Madrid 7 th Summit (1 st EU-CELAC) Santiago de Chile, 2013 Action Plan 2013-2015
Why EU-LAC Summits? EU-LAC Summits: To establish strategic partnerships for mutual benefits Define common policies Identify priorities for dialogues and cooperation actions Determine initiatives and mechanisms on how to implement those actions = High level decisions that guide implementation at lower levels
Academic Summit Santiago 2013 ACADEMIC SUMMIT: http://www.cumbreacademica-alcue.cl/ Five themes: Reality and Perspectives of the EU-LAC Strategic Partnership The development of the Euro-Latin American Higher Education. Cooperation in Science, Technology, Research and Innovation and the Horizon 2020 Programme. Forging an effective Partnership between Academia and Public institutions The University-Industry Relationship for Training, Innovation and Technology Transfer
Academic Summit Santiago 2013 (2) Declaration of Santiago: Recommendations for politicians. Amongst others: foster the EU-LAC area for Higher education, S+R+T+I and provide financial support mechanisms promote the integration of scientific research and innovation systems Foster cooperation of academia, industry and public sector as well as society at large The last recommendations includes also the support of entrepreneurship and the use of ICT to reach the goals.
Academic Summit Santiago 2013 – some impressions
Business Summit Santiago 2013 Business Summit: http://www.celacue2013.cl/es ìnvestment for economic growth, social inclusion and environmental sustainability – Business Statement: Investment in the environment and sustainable development Investment for the development of SMEs Investment for the development of human capital Commitment to the values of liberty and democracy
EU-CELAC Action Plan 2013-2015 ACTION PLAN 2013-2015: http://eeas.europa.eu/la/summits/2013/index_en.htm Identifies instruments and activities that lead to concrete results guaranteeing ownership and capacity building Target areas: Science, research, innovation and technology; Sustainable development; environment; climate change; biodiversity; energy; Regional integration and interconnectivity to promote social inclusion and cohesion; Migration; Education and employment to promote social inclusion and cohesion; The world drug problem; Gender; Investments and entrepreneurship for sustainable development.
EU-CELAC Action Plan 2013-2015 (2) S+R+I+T AIMS: develop EU-LAC knowledge area strengthen S&T capacities and infrastructures sustainable R+I and knowledge sharing boost use of new technologies and TT foster cooperation wrt digital economy and reduce the digital divide; improve competitiveness and foster social inclusion ACTIONS: Dialogue: up-date priorities; cooperation! Cooperation initiatives: Joint initiative for R+I; facilitate exchange of all stakeholders; support development of the ICT sector; develop a knowledge and information centre network (MPyMEs); capacity building; entrepreneurship
EU-CELAC Action Plan 2013-2015 (3) Investments and entrepreneurship for sustainable development AIMS: Promote investments of social and environmental quality Promote entrepreneurship facilitate conditions that foster entrepreneurship & Innovation ACTIONS: Dialogue at ministerial level Cooperation activities: amongst political issues, promote Entrepreneurship with training institutions to adapt skills of students to labour market needs
Contact Margaretha Mazura: mm[at]emfs.eu http://americasportal.eu/content/webinars Thank you very much for your attention EU-CELAC Summit: http://americasportal.eu/content/1st-eu-celac- 7th-eu-lac-summit-2013-santiago-de-chile http://americasportal.eu/content/1st-eu-celac- 7th-eu-lac-summit-2013-santiago-de-chile