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July Summits: EU-CELAC Summit, a Bittersweet Victory for Latin America; Africa-Russia Summit, Another Brick in Building a Multipolar and Post-Hegemonic World

In July 2023, two notable international summits took place: the European Union-Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (EU-CELAC) Summit and the Africa-Russia Summit. Below are some impressions to assess to compare the implications of both events. A comparative analysis of the final declarations of both summits yields the following ...


BRICS reaching out to PEAKS: the next wave of expansion

... emerging economies: East Asia: Indonesia as a G20 member and the largest economy in ASEAN South Asia: Pakistan as the second most significant economic power in South Asia after India Africa: Egypt as one of the leading economic powers in Africa Latin America: Argentina as one of the heavyweights in Latin America Eurasia: Kazakhstan as the second largest economy in the CIS space Middle East: Saudi Arabia as the leading economy in the Middle East The resulting grouping may be referred to ...


Applications Call: Hablemos con Rusia

Educational online program Hablemos con Rusia for young leaders from Latin America receives applications from 19 January, 2023. Hablemos con Rusia will take place on 15-16 March, 2023. Creative Diplomacy invites journalists, young experts in international relations, scholars of Russia, representatives of NGOs to participate ...


Unidos o Dominados: A South American Geopolitical Code

... [4] Fernández calls on AMLO to form an axis with Lula. La Jornada. (2022, March 13). [5] INTAL (Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean). (2022). La voz latinoamericana: percepciones sobre integración regional y comercio. IDB (Inter-American Development Bank).


9th Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles: Outcomes in 2022

Joe Biden failed to achieve a breakthrough: the final declaration proved to have a far narrower scope than expected, while Latin Americans demonstrated their agency on the global stage once again The 9 th Summit of the Americas—delayed for a year by the pandemic—attracted unprecedented scrutiny of Latin American and global media, already at the stage of preparations....


A Russian Perspective on the Food Crisis

... urea-ammonia and phosphate fertilizers). Russia is ready to keep on strictly fulfilling its obligations under international contracts regarding shipments of agricultural products. We are aware of the importance of our wheat for the nations of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East . In the current agricultural year, our exports will amount to 37 million tons of grain, next year we plan to increase it up to 50 million tons. Russia intends to continue providing humanitarian assistance, including ...


Slim Chance for US to be Successful in Summit of Americas

... triumphalism. Not surprisingly, the Clinton administration fully dominated in setting both the specific agenda of the event in Florida and the priorities for the new gathering at large. This was the time, when liberal models were swiftly spreading across Latin America; communist Cuba was almost completely marginalized in the continental politics and seemed to be very close to a regime change. Participants to the summit in Miami enthusiastically agreed to work on the Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) as ...


A South American NATO?

... President Bolsonaro in Brazil, there is often talk about the granting of military bases to the United States army on the soil of the South American country, and possible concertation between the two states in war and strategic affairs. The dream of a united Latin America, which was interpreted at the beginning of the 21 st century above all on the economic level, thanks to institutions such as MERCOSUR, has however strong political implications. The rift that seems to open up in Latin America between very ...


RIAC Work Plans on Latin American Track Discussed with Argentinian Ambassador Ricardo Lagorio

... to the Russian Federation. On January 23, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Ricardo Lagorio, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Russian Federation. The discussion focused on the Council’s 2020 work plans on Latin American research track, including the analytical report on relations between Russia and the countries of the continent, to be prepared jointly by RIAC and RAS Institute of Latin American Studies. The current foreign policy trends of Latin American ...


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