Download PDF The IISS Cartagena Dialogue: The Trans-Pacific Summit was held from 6–8 March 2015 in Cartagena, Colombia.
  • The IISS Cartagena Dialogue 2015

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  • Foreword

    The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is delighted to release and distribute this summary report of the proceedings of the new international ‘Dialogue’ following in the footsteps of the successful Shangri-La Dialogue (Singapore) and Manama Dialogue (Bahrain). The inaugural ‘IISS Cartagena Dialogue: The Trans-Pacific Summit’ was held from 6–8 March in Cartagena, Colombia. The focus of the summit was the developing relations between the Latin American states of the...
  • Chapter 1: Agenda

    ALL DAY Bilateral meetings between government officials 18:00–19:00 CARACOL OPENING TELEVISED PANEL Chair: Juan Roberto Vargas, News Director, Caracol TV Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, Minister of National Defense, Colombia Senator Gabriela Cuevas Barron, Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Senate of the Republic of Mexico Dr Chung Min Lee, Ambassador for National Security Affairs, Republic of Korea Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank Dr Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund...
  • Chapter 2: Executive summary

    Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos opened the IISS Cartagena Dialogue: The Trans-Pacific Summit on 6 March 2015 with a keynote address. He described the integration of Colombia with the Asia-Pacific as ‘a dream, almost an obsession’ during the past two decades. The Dialogue – which brought together the four Pacific Alliance states of Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru, plus observer states from Latin America and...