FGV participates in the Council of Councils 8th Regional Conference
Elena Lazarou, a professor at the Center for International Relations, based at FGV?s School of Social Sciences (CPDOC), attended the Council of Councils Eighth Regional Conference - 2015, held in Istanbul, Turkey. The event, which took place from October 4-6, is an initiative of the Council of Foreign Relations in partnership with the Global Relations Forum, independent think tanks from the United States and Turkey, respectively. The Council of Councils brings together 26 global think tanks, in order to create a space for dialogue and exchange of views on international politics among influential organizations from different parts of the world.This year, the main agendas of the event included international cooperation on the issue of immigrants and refugees, global security, the conflicts in Ukraine, the euro crisis, the global energy governance, as well as global cooperation in relation to climate change. The problems faced in Ukraine were specially featured in this edition of the Regional Conference, with more than one session on October 5.FGV and the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) are currently the only think tanks that represent South America at the Conference.