The Latin American Institute of Dublin will be established to promote and
strengthen relations between Ireland and Latin America.
The Latin American Institute Project got the full support of the Central
American Week'89 Committee, Dublin 1989
Presented en 1993 at a meeting of interested parties in TCD that gave their
support to the Project.
The Institute will serve as a centre of contact and will carry out and co-ordinate research in a broad range of fields related to Latin America and Irish-Latin American relations.
The Institute will be a non profit-making organisation.
* To promote cultural, educational, economic, touristic and youth exchanges
between Ireland and Latin America.
* To promote Latin American Studies in Irland.
* To promote and teach the languages and cultures of Latin American countries.
* To collect and systematize information on relations between Ireland and
* To establish a permanent collection of journalistic, literary and other
* To have available for reference, materials relating to the cultural,
educational, economic, social y political life of Latin American
* To organise conferences, seminars and workshops and to arrange training
programmes on issues of common interest for Irish and Latin American
* To furnish advice and undertake specific consultancy activities.
* To co-operate with the Latin American Institutes in other countries.
+ To promote cultural and educational relations between Ireland and Latin
American people in the United States and Canada.
* To promote and strenghen relations between Europe and Latin America.
* To help Irish people who need information on jobs, courses or other related
matters in Latin America and a reciprocal service for Latin American
people in Ireland.
* To co-operate and organise activities for the integration of Latin American
communities in Ireland.
EUROPE AND IRELAND
The Institute will take into account the European character of Ireland and at the same time her cultural and economic projection towards United States in order to build up an efficient co-operation framework in the fields of communications, science, education and culture with Latin America.
* The Latin American Cultural Institute of Dublin, which will be a non-profit
making organisation, will be financed mostly by contributions, grants and
subsidies of public and private institutions, through sponsorship, patronage
* It will also have its own financial resources derived from registration fees,
consulting services and from the selling of its own publications.
LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF DUBLIN PROJECT
José Antonio Sierra
Founder and former director of the Spanish Cultural Institute/Cervantes of Dublin (1971-1993)
The Irish in Latin America and Iberia. Part I and II