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Cúpula Acadêmica do Conhecimento da EULAC, El Salvador, 5 e 6 de outubro de 2017

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A Cúpula Acadêmica e do Conhecimento da EULAC, "Rumo à construção de um espaço comum Euro-Latino-Americano e Caribenho de Ensino Superior, Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação" foi realizada nos dias 5 e 6 de outubro de 2017 na Universidade de El Salvador, com o apoio de instituições, tais como o Consejo Permanente de Consejos de Rectores, EUA, CSUCA, AUGM, UNICA, ENLACES e UDUAL. A Cúpula do Conhecimento também contou com o apoio total das duas Co-Presidências das Cúpulas de Chefes de Estado e de Governo da UE, CELAC, bem como da Fundação EULAC.

No evento estiveram presentes mais de 500 participantes da Europa, da América Latina, do Caribe e palestrantes de alto nível, incluindo o Ministro das Relações Exteriores e Chanceler da República de El Salvador, Hugo Martinez; o Embaixador da UE em El Salvador, Sr. Andreu Bassols; e o reitor da Universidade de El Salvador, Sr. Roger Armando Arias.

O projeto EULAC Focus, um dos principais patrocinadores da Cúpula, foi representado em El Salvador por várias organizações parceiras. O coordenador do projeto, Ramón Torrent, foi convidado a falar em diversas ocasiões, em especial, para moderar a mesa-redonda Quadro Birregional Institucional: “Promover a cooperação birregional desde uma perspectiva institucional: o papel dos projetos estruturais e da cooperação entre Associações e Redes” no primeiro dia, logo após o almoço.

O diretor da YT-IN Research, Yachay Tech, Equador e co-diretor do pacote de trabalho 4 do EULAC Focus, Simone Belli, também moderou uma das sessões do painel temático “Construção de um Espaço Comum Euro-Latinoamericano e Caribenho de Ensino Superior, Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação”, bem como falou sobre “a contribuição das universidades para o desenvolvimento territorial”. A gerente de projetos da DLR, Alemanha, e diretora do pacote de trabalho 4 do EULAC Focus, Sophie von Knebel, discursou no painel temático paralelo sobre a “contribuição das universidades para a agenda de 2030: ligação entre os objetivos de desenvolvimento sustentável e o ensino superior”, moderado pelo coordenador do Instituto Brasil-Europa da USP, Brasil e também um dos membros do Conselho Transectorial do projeto, Moacyr Martucci.

Para concluir, a secretária técnica e científica da IILA (Itália) e uma das parceiras do projeto, Florencia Paoloni, foi escolhida como relatora oficial, não somente da mesa-redonda do Quadro Institucional Birregional, mas também como relatora geral dos painéis temáticos paralelos. A nossa diretora transectorial, Paola Amadei, Diretora Executiva da Fundação UE-ALC, também foi escolhida como uma das palestrantes da cerimônia de encerramento.

Para mais informações sobre o evento, bem como Tweets e fotos, acesse o nosso Storify em: https://storify.com/EULAC_FOCUS/eulac-focus-participation-at-the-eulac-academic-an. As fotos também estarão disponíveis em nossa página do instagram em: https://www.instagram.com/eulac_focus/ e os vídeos serão publicados em breve em nossa página do youtube em: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNX5iwzLUT6NTv7Zg_fv-Gg 


Cumbre Académica y del Conocimiento de la EULAC, El Salvador, 5 y 6 de octubre de 2017

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La Cumbre Académica y del Conocimiento de la EULAC, "Hacia la construcción de un espacio común Euro-latinoamericano y Caribeño de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación" tuvo lugar los días 5 y 6 de octubre de 2017 en la Universidad de El Salvador, con el apoyo de instituciones, incluyendo el Consejo Permanente de Consejos de Rectores, EUA, CSUCA, AUGM, UNICA, ENLACES y UDUAL. La Cumbre del Conocimiento también contó con el pleno apoyo de las dos Copresidencias de las Cumbres de Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la UE-CELAC, así como de la Fundación EULAC.

Al evento asistieron más de 500 participantes de Europa, América Latina, Caribe y ponentes de alto nivel, como el Canciller y Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de la República de El Salvador, Hugo Martínez; el Embajador de la UE en El Salvador, Andreu Bassols y el Rector de la Universidad de El Salvador, Roger Armando Arias.

El proyecto EULAC-Focus, uno de los principales patrocinadores de la Cumbre, estuvo representado en El Salvador por varias de sus organizaciones asociadas. El coordinador del proyecto, Ramón Torrent, intervino en diversos espacios y en particular en la Mesa redonda Marco Institucional Birregional titulada "Impulsando la cooperación birregional desde una perspectiva institucional: El papel de los proyectos estructurales y la cooperación entre Asociaciones y Redes".

El Director de YT-IN Research, Yachay Tech, Ecuador y Codirector del Paquete de Trabajo 4 del EULAC Focus, Simone Belli, moderó una de las sesiones del Panel Temático "Construcción de un Espacio Común Euro-Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación", así como habló sobre el tema de “La contribución de las universidades al desarrollo territorial". La responsable de Proyectos de DLR de Alemania, y Coordinadora de la línea de Trabajo 4 del proyecto EULAC Focus, Sophie von Knebel, participó en el Panel Temático paralelo sobre el "Aporte de las universidades en la agenda 2030: vínculo entre los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la educación superior", moderado y también uno de los miembros de la Junta Transectorial del proyecto, Moacyr Martucci.

Finalmente, la Secretaria Técnico-Científica del IILA, Italia y una de las socias del proyecto, Florencia Paoloni, actuó como ponente en la Mesa Redonda del Marco Institucional Birregional, y en Paneles Temáticos Paralelos. La Sra. Paola Amadei, Directora Ejecutiva de de la Junta Transectorial y Directora Ejecutiva de la Fundación EU-LAC, participó como ponente en una de las ponentes de la ceremonia de clausura.

Por otra parte, asistió al evento en el marco de las relaciones de los programas de Educación Superior de la OEI, el Director de la Oficina en El Salvador, Roberto Cuellar y el Secretario Técnico del CAEU, Hugo Camacho.

 

Para más información sobre el evento, así como Tweets y fotos, consultar: https://storify.com/EULAC_FOCUS/eulac-focus-participation-at-the-eulac-academic-an. Las fotografías del evento están disponibles:  https://www.instagram.com/eulac_focus/ y se publicarán los videos en breve en el espacio del canal YouTube:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNX5iwzLUT6NTv7Zg_fv-Gg 


EULAC Academic and Knowledge Summit, El Salvador, 5-6 October 2017

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The EULAC Academic and Knowledge Summit, "Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of, Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation" took place on 5-6 October 2017 at the University of El Salvador with the support of  institutions including Consejo Permanente de Consejos de Rectores, EUA, CSUCA, AUGM, UNICA, ENLACES and UDUAL. The Knoweledge Summit also had the full support of the two Co- Presidencies of the EU - CELAC Summits of Heads of State and Government as well as of the EULAC Foundation.

The summit had over 500 participants from Europe and Latin America and the Carribean, and high profile speakers including Chancellor Hugo Martinez, Foreign Minister and Chancellor of the Republic of El Salvador, Mr Andreu Bassols, Ambassador of the EU in El Salvador and Mr Roger Armando Arias, Rector of the University of El Salvador.

EULAC Focus was one of the key supporters of the Summit and was represented in El Salvador by a number of its partner organisations. In particular, the project coordinator,Ramón Torrent, was called upon to speak on a number of occasions, in particular to moderate the round table Institutional Bi-regional Framework: "Promoting biregional cooperation from an institutional perspective: The role of structural projects and cooperation between Associations and Networks" on the first day straight after lunch. 

Mr Simone Belli director of YT-IN Research, Yachay Tech, Ecuador and co-leader of EULAC FOCUS Work Package 4, also moderated one of the thematic panel session on "Construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean Common Space for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation", as well as speaking on the subject of "the contribution of universities to territorial development". Miss Sophie von Knebel, Project Manager for DLR, Germany and leader of EULAC FOCUS Work Package 4 spoke in the parallel thematic panel on the "contribution of universities to 2030 agenda: articulation between the sustainable development goals and higher education", moderated by Mr Moacyr Martucci, from USP, Brazil, and also one of the project's transectorial board member.

Finally Ms Florencia Paoloni, technical and scientic secretary at IILA, Italy, one of the project's partner was chosen as official rapporteur not only for the round table of the bi-regional institutional framework but also as the overall parallel thematic panels rapporteur. Our transectorial board member, Paola Amadei, Executive Director of the EU-LAC Foundation was also chosen as one of the speakers during the closing ceremony.

Sharing a firm commitment to the achievement of more prosperous, cohesive, inclusive and sustainable societies, for the benefit of our peoples and future generations, the organisers and participants agreed to:

  • To reaffirm and renew adherence to the principles and objectives enshrined in previous declarations and agreements
  • To express commitment to the construction of the Euro – Latin American and Caribbean Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation Area
  • To establish an alliance with the United Nations System that, via the commitment of universities adhering to the Sustainable Development Goals, will enable the participation of higher education and research institutions in the promotion and development of 2030 Agenda
  • To deepen and enhance academic mobility, cooperation among institutions and the exchange of experiences and good practices in teaching, research, outreach and management
  • To foster bilateral, regional and bi-regional agreements for the recognition of diplomas and curricula
  • To encourage and support the creation of a collaboration framework for EU and CELAC national and regional quality assurance, accreditation and evaluation systems
  • To promote cooperation between scientific research, technology and innovation systems
  • To foster the construction of the Latin American and Caribbean Higher Education Area (ENLACES)
  • To welcome the constitution of the CELAC-EU University Council, as an organisation and institutional forum for dialogue, concertation and cooperation among universities, councils, conferences, associations and university networks
  • To request that the higher education institutions and networks that are part of the Organising Committee for this Academic and Knowledge Summit, along with CELAC-EU University Council, take specific actions to fulfil the commitments of this Declaration
  • The progress towards the Euro-Latin American and Caribbean Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation Area requires a coordinated and generous effort from all institutions that are committed to it, so must be underpinned by an institutional structure that promotes its continuous progress and adequate bi-regional articulation
  • To request Heads of State and Government to consider, within the framework of the Third CELACEU Summit, the proposals of this Declaration and to agree on concrete measures that will yield new impetus to the construction of the Common Area

For more information on the event in Tweets, and photos, please see our Storify story on: https://storify.com/EULAC_FOCUS/eulac-focus-participation-at-the-eulac-academic-an. Photographs can also be found on our instagram account on: https://www.instagram.com/eulac_focus/ and videos will be published shortly on our youtube accounts on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNX5iwzLUT6NTv7Zg_fv-Gg. To download the full declarion, click here


EULAC Academic and Knowledge Summit - one week today

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The EULAC Academic and Knowledge Summit, "Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation" will take place on 5-6 October 2017 at the University of El Salvador with the full support of all other institutions that creat its Organizing Committee (Consejo Permanente de Consejos de Rectores, EUA, CSUCA, AUGM, UNICA, ENLACES y UDUAL). The Knoweledge Summit continues to have the full support of the two Co- Presidencies of the EU - CELAC Summits of Heads of State and Government as well as of the EULAC Foundation and promises to the both exciting and fruitful.

EULAC Focus continues also to give full support to the Summit and will be represented in El Salvador by a number of its partner organisations. In particular, the project coordinator,Ramón Torrent, will be moderating the round table Institutional Bi-regional Framework: "Promoting biregional cooperation from an institutional perspective: The role of structural projects and cooperation between Associations and Networks" on the first day straight after lunch. 

Our transectorial board member, Paola Amadei, Executive Director of the EU-LAC Foundation, will aso be moderating one of the thematic panel session on "Construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean Common Space for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation".

For more information and to download the programme and agenda visit: http://www.cumbreacademica-conocimiento.sv/  (please note that the link only works in Google Chrome)


EULAC Academic and Knowledge Summit

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Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, 5-6 October 2017, University of El Salvador

Rectors of EUA member universities and their representatives are invited to participate to the 3rd Academic and Knowledge Summit: Towards the construction of a Euro-Latin American and Caribbean common space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation.

The Academic and Knowledge Summit is presented as the platform to advance in: the construction of the Euro-Latin American and Caribbean Common Space of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation EU-CELAC; deepening the dialogue with the university and scientific world; and the integration and incorporation of other actors and initiatives in the technological field, innovation and entrepreneurship. The outcomes of the Knowledge Summit will be communicated to the Heads of State and Government Summit that will take place at the end of October, also in El Salvador.   

EUA has worked with its Latin American partners in several projects over many years now, and is privileged to be the main European partner in this rapidly developing cooperation process. 

More information on http://www.cumbreacademica-conocimiento.sv/ 


Meetings & Events

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Participation of EULAC-FOCUS team member in the following events in the past or the near future:

  • 23rd November 2017 - São Paulo, Brazil - "EULAC FOCUS PROJECT, Brazil in the context of EU – CELAC relations”

  • 5th-6th October 2017 - San Salvador, El Salvador, 3rd Academic & Knowledge Summit

  • 12th July 2017 - 19:00 - Berlin, Germany - ¿Cuál es el papel de la cultura en las relaciones entre la Unión Europea, América Latina y el Caribe?

  • 19th-21th of May 2017 - Annual Conference of the Association of Latin American studies in Austria: Partcicipation and presentation of first EULAC results in the Session: ¿De dónde vienes y a dónde vas? Migraciones transnacionales en/desde/hacia América Latina. 

  • 11th of May 2017 - Chamber of Labour Austria: „Institutional power shifts in the EU and its consequences for social policy and gender relations“


Conference on Brazil in the context of EU – CELAC relations

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A conference entitled "EULAC FOCUS PROJECT - Brazil in the context of EU – CELAC relations" will take place at Universidade de São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil on November, 23 - 2017. 

The objectves of the conference are:

  • Present and disseminate to the Brazilian academic community the EULAC FOCUS Project and its current results
  • Analyse Brazil’s position in terms of institutionalised relationship in the political and legal context between EU and CELAC (and its LAC precursors).  
  • Present the Brazilian vision and participation in the cultural, scientific and social relations and in the economic partnership developed between EU and LAC in the last decades. 
  • Present researches developed inside the EU-LAC cooperation, with Brazilian participation, and its results.
  • Present the cooperation between the two regions in Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, with Brazilian participation.

Location

IRI Instituto de Relações Internacionais da Universidade de São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil
Sala da Congregação 2º.Andar
Av. Prof. Lúcio Martins Rodrigues, s/n, travessas 4 e 5 - Cidade Universitária - CEP: 05508-020 - São Paulo-SP - Brasil

Preliminary Agenda

14:00 – 14:10   Welcome
Prof.Amâncio Jorge de Oliveira - IRI USP 
Barbara Göbel - Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
14:10 – 14:20 The EULAC Focus Project 
Barbara Göbel - Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
14:20 – 15:00 Keynote speaker 
Prof.Paulo Roberto Feldmann- FEA USP and Fudan Latin America University Consortium  “theme to be defined”
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:00  Panel 1: BG: What should be the focus of the panel: Could be: „Potentials and Challenges of EU – CELAC Relations“ 
Barbara Göbel - Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
Paulo Siqueira – CNPq
Prof.Amâncio Jorge de Oliveira - IRI USP
16:00 – 16:30 Summary and closing remarks

THE EU‐CELAC SENIOR OFFICIALS’ MEETING (SOM) ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION 2017 AND THE POTENTIAL CONTRIBUTION OF EULAC FOCUS

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This year’s SOM took place in March 2017 in Brussels. It was co‐led by the European Commission (EC) and the CELAC pro‐tempore presidency of El Salvador. The main aim of the SOM was to present the progress made in implementing the CRA and discuss newly upcoming thematic priorities for the bi‐regional cooperation.

EULAC-FOCUS was represented at the SOM meeting by DLR Project Management Agency, Germany who participated in the major discussions and outcomes of the EU‐CELAC SOM 2017, to outline what EULAC Focus offers to implement the Common Research Area efficiently.

A full article, reporting on those discussions, has been published on the EULAC-FOCUS website on page http://eulac-focus.net/about-eulac-focus/project-structure/WP4/WP4---Scientific-Dimension-Results/EULAC-Focus-Summary-SOM2017/.

The article points out in particular how EULAC-FOCUS can contribute :

  • to the new EU-CELAC R&I policy advice initiative by giving valuable background information in order to better understand how to contextualize national and regional objectives in the CELAC region, 
  • to academic networks and mobility schemes by identifying key actors and networks, instruments and schemes of (bi‐regional) academic cooperation as well as
    of patterns and trends of (bi‐) regional mobility of researchers,
  • to international outreach of research infrastructure, by conducting a scientific analysis of the current national RI landscapes and processes, in order to better understand the national and regional dynamics regarding RI policy development and implementation in CELAC and to identify pilot initiatives of bi‐regional interest to explore opportunities for connectivity and up‐scaling,
  • to increased thematic cooperation to address global challenges by disseminating relevant information and outcomes in all directions in order to create a higher visibility and improve the dialogues between EU and CELAC Science, Technology and Innovation actors on all levels.

View full article here.


Analyzing EU-LAC bi-regional scientific collaboration through co-publications

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Full report by Joan Baltà and Simone Belli, School of Design Engineering and Innovation, Yachay Tech can be downloaded from the EULAC-FOCUS website on http://eulac-focus.net/about-eulac-focus/project-structure/WP4/WP4---Scientific-Dimension-Results/STI2017-Co-publication-short-paper/.

Cooperation in science has become increasingly important due to research networks and a shared vision that key societal challenges can only be addressed through science cooperation. Mapping bi-regional scientific collaboration demands multiple approaches to obtain a picture as complete as possible. The research conducted for Work Package 4 - Scientific dimension of EEULAC-FOCUS and the report written by Joan Baltà and Simone Belli sets out to analyze scientific publications listed by the Web of Science database which involves authors from EULAC countries between 2005 and 2016.

We have used the data analysis tool for Web of Science to obtain registers per country, years of publication and research areas for each sample. We have also considered the type of document, language, and organization for the EULAC sample. The registers have been analyzed with VOSviewer drawing a net of links among countries to identify starred countries and the strongest links of the net. 

The data obtained shows an evolving network of scientists of 214 different countries and territories. EULAC collaboration is not only a matter of EU28 and LAC countries; it involves many other countries, especially the US. EULAC scientific collaboration will become harder and harder to separate from the whole scientific network that scientists from all countries are already building. In summary, it highlights the building of a global scientific collaboration network in which the role of the 28 European countries and the United States is crucial for the scientific development of Latin American and Caribbean countries.

The full paper can be downloaded on http://eulac-focus.net/about-eulac-focus/project-structure/WP4/WP4---Scientific-Dimension-Results/STI2017-Co-publication-short-paper/ and an animated version can be viewed from our Youtube account on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToqVjvbrcoc&feature=youtu.be 


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