The Latin American Institute of Ireland 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 Ireland.
* To promote and teach the languages and cultures of Latin American
* To collect and systematize information on relations between Ireland
and Latin America.
* To establish a permanent collection of journalistic, literary and other materials.
* To have available for reference, materials relating to the cultural, educational, economic, social y political life of Latin American countries.
* To organise conferences, seminars and workshops and to arrange
training programmes on issues of common interest for Irish and Latin
* 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 its cultural and economic projection towards the United
States in order to build up an efficient co-operation framework in the
fields of communications, science, education and culture with Latin
* The Latin American Cultural Institute of Ireland, 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 and donations.
* It will also have its own financial resources derived from registration fees, consulting services and from the selling of its own publications.