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01 September 1999
South America and Multilateral Affairs Division, Office of American Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs

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23 Nov 2021 ~ 24 Nov 2021

Online, Manila


“Philippine International Quincentennial Conference (PIQC): The Southeast Asian-Latin American Connection (Session 7)

The two-part webinar, entitled "Southeast Asian-Latin American Connection," is part of the series of online activities under the Philippine International Quincentennial Conference (PIQC), which will run from 20 October until 17 December 2021. The PIQC is a collaborative project of the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) and 15 other agencies, universities, and professional national historical societies, including the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The webinar, which will be Session 7 of the PIQC, is a collaboration between the DFA and the Philippine Academic Consortium for Latin American Studies (PACLAS). The webinar is in conjunction with the ongoing Quincentennial celebration of the Philippines and highlights the country's shared culture and history with Latin America thereby further enriching the bilateral relations of the Philippines with Latin American countries. PACLAS is the first national project of the Philippines established in 2002 under the ambit of FEALAC, which creates a network of academic and research institutes and facilities to foster mutual cooperation in a wide spectrum of endeavor involving Latin American studies.

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16 Mar 2017 ~ 17 Mar 2017

University of Santo Tomas and Ateneo de Manila University


International Conference: “Strengthening Economic and Cultural Exchanges between the Philippines and Latin America”

The conference explored dimensions of Philippine-Latin American relations within the larger context of Asia, including historical and socio-cultural aspects of relations, with a view to strengthening economic exchange between the Philippines and Latin America. It underlines the importance of mutual understanding as a basis of strong trade relations. Furthermore, the conference aims to identify areas of potentially vibrant exchanges between the Philippines and Latin America, drawing from the experience of other Asian countries.

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