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Strategic Relationship between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean, with Richard Youngs and María Fernanda Espinosa

In this episode of the ‘Democracy in Practice’ series, Richard Youngs, Senior Fellow at Carnegie Europe and María Fernanda Espinosa, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador and the 73rd President of the United Nations General Assembly, discuss and reflect on the strategic relationship between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean, in the context of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the second half of 2023.

International Day of Democracy with Helen Clark and El Orden Mundial

En conmemoración del International Day of Democracy 2022, Helen Clark – Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999-2008) and Member of Club de Madrid – and El Orden Mundial – the world’s most read international affairs online magazine in Spanish – discuss the current state of democracies in a context of simultaneous crises and their possible solutions, as a starting point for the upcoming Club de Madrid Annual Policy Dialogue “Leading a World of Converging Crisis”.

NATO Summit in Madrid with Alexander Stubb and Mircea Geoanã

Following the recent NATO Summit in Madrid, Alexander Stubb –former Prime Minister of Finland, Member of Club de Madrid, and current Director of the School of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute– and Mircea Geoanã –Deputy Secretary-General of NATO– take stock and reflect on the results of the recent Summit, its conclusions and the immediate effects on topics such as the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022, the possible accession of Sweden and Finland to the defence alliance, and the relationship with China.

World Refugee Day with Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga and Patrick Youssef

In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Patrick Youssef, Regional Director for Africa of the International Committee of the Red Cross and an old friend of Club de Madrid, is discussing with Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, President of Latvia from 1999 to 2007 –the first female head of a former Soviet bloc state–, and former President of Club de Madrid. She was a refugee herself and fled from war-torn Latvia to spend more than 50 years in exile, to return afterwards and become President.

Our two protagonists talk about current refugee crises, forcibly displaced persons around the world, migrants’ rights, war-related humanitarian problems, exclusive narratives towards refugees, and possible solutions.

International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace with Danilo Türk and Ilona Szabo de Carvalho

On the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, Danilo Türk – professor of international law, human rights expert, former President of Slovenia and current President of Club de Madrid – is discussing with llona Szabo de Carvalho – Brazilian political scientist and civic entrepreneur, co-founder and executive director of the Igarapé Institute – some of the hottest topics on the multilateral agenda.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has just appointed both of them to the High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism along with 10 other leaders and experts.