Fundación Euroamerica

La Fundación Euroamérica es una organización para fomentar las relaciones entre Europa y América

Euroamerica Foundation

The Euroamerica Foundation is an independent organization. Its overriding objective is to stimulate cooperation and understanding between European, American, and mainly Latin American institutions, companies and personalities so as to foster relations between the two continents, primarily from the private sector. The Euroamerica Foundation wishes to reinforce the excellent opportunities to be had in both directions.

 

Founded in 1999 by an important group of European and Latin American institutions and personalities. Membership is open to public and private entities on both sides of the Atlantic, those shearing the Euroamerica Foundation objectives.

The Foundation welcomes anybody who brings their experience and knowledge to broaden the areas of agreement between Europe and America, welcoming ideas, projects and initiatives to increase knowledge between the two continents.

EUROAMERICA FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES

 

1. The organization of conferences or debate forums

Centering mainly on one specific country. Forums have been held in Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Panama and the United States. International experts take part in the conference to discuss the different topics of the program that has been drawn together by the Foundation and the host country.


2. The publication of the magazine “Forum”
The Euroamerica Foundation publishes the magazine FORUM and its shorter electronic version Forum News, which periodically collects information of recent events we have organized. The website www.euroamerica.org is a platform to inform about objectives, and activities that are held.

3. Post-graduate scholarships for young Latin Americans:

With the support of the IE Business School, Centro de Estudios Garrigues (trustees of Euroamerica Foundation) and the co-sponsorship of the Carolina Foundation, the Euroamerica Foundation has set up a post-graduate scholarship program with the aim of providing specialized training for overseas students mainly from Latin America.

4. Meetings

Centring on a special guest are arranged in collaboration with our sponsors and friends to debate aspects relative to the current state of affairs in the spheres of economy, politics, culture, etc.

The quality of the activities organized by the Euroamerica Foundation is a benchmark for all its sponsors and recipients of the same.

EUROAMERICA FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The members of the Board of Trustees

fall into two categories:

Institutional: public and private entities

Personal: prestigious European and Latin American personalities who, through their leadership, lend their support and collaborate on the range of the activities carried out by the Euroamerica Foundation.

 

ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNANCE

President:

Dra. Benita Ferrero-Waldner

Ex European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, and for Trade.

Vice-Presidents:

 Emilio Cassinello

Spanish Ambassador. Director-General, Toledo International Center for Peace (CITpax)

Ángel Durández

Counselor of Repsol, Tele-5 and Prosegur, and film producer

Carsten Moser,

German journalist and economist

In its first five years, the Euroamerica Foundation was presided over by the former Minister of State at the Foreign Office (European Affairs), Tristan Garel-Jones. From June 2004 till December 2010, Carlos Solchaga, former Spanish Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance, was the President.

The Director General is Luisa Peña

The Executive Committee of the Euroamerica Foundation, convenes on a monthly basis to assess the level of achievement in the foundation’s objectives and to encourage new activities.