Academic Summit EU-CELAC

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The second EU-CELAC Academic Summit was held on 8/9 June 2015 in Brussels, with the participation of high dignitaries from academica, governments, public institutions and the private sector. As a result, the Declaration of Brussels, solemnly read in the Gothic Hall of the Brussels Townhall, was handed over to the representatives of Government on 10 June 0215.

Here below you can find more information and documents about this event (Working groups, convocation, programme)


According to Santiago choices, four Working topics were selected:

  1. Foster the bi-regional integration of Higher Education (includes topics such as universal values and cultural diversity);
  2. Promoting the bi-regional integration of systems for scientific research, technology and innovation (with sub-topics such as Universities as promoters of innovation and creativity, with the aim of sustainable development);
  3. Bi-regional Collaboration between Institutions of Higher Education and their relations to society, in particular the productive sector (with sub-topics such as Innovation and IPR; technologies as enablers and facilitators; social roles of universities in the 21st century);
  4. Academic world and public sector and policies (with sub-topics such as Education for social inclusion: pre-scholar and pre-university pedagogies, teachers ‘training and lifelong).

During the panels, exhibitions were held by academics previously defined in the program. In the thematic workshops, all participants holded free interventions specific to each group subjects.

Academic summit’s documents


Clik here for the Programme

Clik here for the II ACADEMIC SUMMIT DECLARATION 9 June 2015_C

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