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Lorena Ruano was a Senior Associate Analyst at the EUISS. She dealt with EU-LAC relations.
This Chaillot Paper examines the relationship between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It argues that the original assumptions underpinning EU policy towards the region no longer apply, due in part to the ongoing obstacles to regional integration in LAC.
This Alert examines the implications of President Trump’s decision to roll back on the previous administration’s opening to Cuba and stresses that, even if the US returns to a hostile attitude, it is in the EU’s best interest to continue with its policy o
This Brief takes a look at the state of play in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in the run-up to the bi-regional EU-CELAC summit in El Salvador in October. What can the Union expect to achieve at the summit? And what kind of partner can CELAC be for the EU.
Upon taking office, President Trump signed an executive order formally ordering the withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This Brief examines the implications of Trump’s protectionist trade policies: the opportunities for third countries, as well the potential of sparking a trade war.
25January 2017Edited by Antonio MissiroliWith contributions from Daniel Fiott, Florence Gaub, Sabina Kajnč Lange, José Luengo-Cabrera, Roderick Parkes, Eva Pejsova, Nicu Popescu, Lorena Ruano, Gerald Stang, Thierry Tardy
This book is intended to offer interested readers a portrait of how the European Union conducts diplomacy – as well as defence, development and related policies. It offers an overview of how the EU has evolved as a foreign policy actor, and tries to convey both past dynamics and present trends.
‘Two positive developments in the region are to be supported by the EU: the thaw in relations between Cuba and the US, and the peace process in Colombia.’