Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation

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

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

The objectives of the subject “The 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 Asia and Latin America
  3. To understand the concept of the FEALAC as the “missing link” between Asia and Latin America
The subject “The Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia, and America
  2. Doctorates: America and Asia

Languages of study English or Spanish FEALAC French FEALAC Portuguese FOCALAL

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

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

Description of the Subject: The 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 Sinic - Buddhist Civilisation, the Islamic Civilisation and the Western Christian Civilisation.



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