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Syllabus of the Subject: Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC).

  1. Introduction to the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)
  2. Purposes and organisation of the FEALAC
  3. Economic Profile of the Forum Latin America-East Asia Member States
  4. Economic and trade relations between Latin America and Asia
  5. Manila Action Plan

The objectives of the subject “Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)” are the following:

  1. To understand the goals and organisation of the FEALAC
  2. To analyse the economic relations between East Asia and Latin America
  3. To understand the concept of the FEALAC as the “missing link” between East Asia and Latin America
The Subject (e-learning) “Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (EENI- School of Business & HA University):
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia, and America
  2. Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (e-learning)
  3. Doctorates: America and Asia

Languages of study Higher Education in English or Tertiary Education in Spanish Foro de Cooperación América Latina-Asia (FOCALAE) Post-secondary Education in French Forum de coopération Amérique latine-Asie (FEALAC) Study in Portuguese Fórum de Cooperação América Latina-Ásia do Leste (FOCALAL)

Credits of the subject “Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation”: 0.1 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC):
Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)

Description of the Subject (Online Learning): Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC).

The Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) joins ten ASEAN countries, the People's Republic of China, Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and seventeen countries from Latin America.

The Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation is the “missing link” between East Asia and Latin America.

The objectives of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation are to:

  1. Increase the mutual understanding between the members
  2. Promote the political dialogue
  3. Promote the cooperation
  4. Promote the international trade
  5. Develop new international partnerships between East Asia and Latin America

The thirty-three countries participating in the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) are:

  1. East Asia: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam
  2. Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela

The first Ministerial Meeting of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) took place in Santiago de Chile in 2001. This meeting agreed a “Framework Document” to form the basis for the FEALAC activities.

The Framework establishes that “Closer linkages and cooperation between East Asia and Latin America will be reciprocally profitable and contribute to both regional and international peace and stability.”

Driven by the rise of the People's Republic of China and India, the old linkages are being revived and new ones forged between Latin America and Asia. The International Trade between East Asia and Latin America has augmented.

From the religious point of view, the Forum consists of thirty-three countries:

  1. Christians: Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, the Mexican United States, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
  2. Muslim: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia
  3. Buddhists: Cambodia, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and South Korea
  4. China. Multi-religious country (Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism)

Forum Asia-Latin America

The Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) is an inter-civilisation agreement between the

  1. Sinic - Buddhist Civilisation
  2. Islamic Civilisation
  3. Western Christian Civilisation


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