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Impacto, Riesgos y Oportunidades del Populismo en Europa y America Latina

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Santiago, Chile

On May 4th 2023, Professor Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida represented the FGV Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on EU-South America Global Governance at the event "Impacto, riesgos y oportunidades del populismo en Europa y América Latina". The event took place in two locations in Santiago, Chile - the O'Higgins Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the morning and the University of Concepción's Santiago campus in the afternoon.

The morning session began with the Opening Remarks that included Mr. Alberto van Klaveren (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile), Mr. León de la Torre (Ambassador of the European Union in Chile), Mr. Carlos Saavedra (Rector of the University of Concepción), and Mrs. Rosa Devés (Rector of the University of Chile). Later in the morning, there was a panel discussion moderated by Cristobal Bellolio of the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, and included Paulina Astroza, Director of the Jean Monnet Project at the University of Concepción, Ignacio Molina, from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Real Instituto Elcano, Jaime Baeza from the University of Chile and Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida.

In the afternoon, the event moved to the University of Concepción's Santiago campus, where two panel discussions were held. The first panel was moderated by Beatriz Larraín of the University of Concepción, and featured speakers including Cristóbal Rovira, from the Universidad Diego Portales, Ferdinando Treggiari, from the Università degli Studi di Perugia, Javier Sajuria, from Queen Mary University, and Susana Sanz, from the Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera. The second panel, moderated by Alejandro Bancalari of the University of Concepción, featured speakers including Sergio Toro, from the Universidad Mayor, Luis Huacuja, from the Universidad Autónoma de México, Jeanne W Simon, from the University of Concepción, and David Sarias, from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.

The event brought together experts from Europe and Latin America to discuss the impact of populism in their respective regions. It provided a platform for dialogue and collaboration, with the aim of finding solutions to the challenges posed by populism. The event was an excellent opportunity to promote European integration and understanding, as well as to foster dialogue and cooperation between Europe and Latin America.

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