Rector MOGHERINI participated in a high-level keynote on EU-Latin America relations

On 4 May 2021, the College of Europe Development Office and the European Delegation in Colombia hosted a virtual high-level keynote on the topic of “EU-Latin America Relations” by former High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission Federica MOGHERINI, Rector of the College of Europe, moderated by Mrs Carme COLOMINA, visiting professor at the College of Europe. The event was introduced by the EU ambassador to Colombia Mrs Patricia LLOMBART and is organized in cooperation with the EU delegations in Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Peru and Uruguay.

The event attracted close to 200 participants and mainly focused on Mrs MOGHERINI interacting with the audience, which consisted of young diplomats and academics with research interest in EU affairs. Topics raised ranged from geo-political matters over trade to sustainability and climate change topics.

Before the start of the event, the Rector was warmly welcomed by officials from the different EU delegations: Jordi GARCÍA MARTÍNEZ, Head of Political Section in Argentina; Ignacio YBÁÑEZ EU Ambassador to Brasil; Leon DE LA TORRE KRAIS EU Ambassador to Chile; Patricia LLOMBART EU Ambassador to Colombia; Diego MELLADO EU Ambassador to Peru, and Karl-Otto KOENIG EU Ambassador to Uruguay.