Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador was sworn in as the new President of the United Mexican States at a ceremony on 1 December. Minister of State Niels Annen attended the inauguration ceremony on behalf of the Federal Government.
Whether values, culture or business, we have a great deal in common with Latin America. Certain developments give us cause for concern, however.
Germany is stepping up its support in the region in the super election year 2018
Multilateralism or the nation state? Institutions that work versus charismatic or authoritarian leaders? Inequality or social cohesion? These and other major questions of our time were discussed at the Latin America conference at the Federal Foreign Office on 7 and 8 December 2017.
A major step towards transforming the EU-LAC Foundation in Hamburg into an international organisation has now been taken. On Thursday (26 October) the German Government deposited its instrument of ratification to the Agreement establishing the EU-LAC International Foundation.