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Roundtable - Building Educational and Research Collaboration in Latin America

What should Finns know when building educational and scientific cooperation partnerships in Latin America?

Welcome to hear and discuss the topic at the Latin America Roundtable on Higher Education and Research on September 2, 2020 at 15:00-17:00 Finnish time, organized by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. The event is held online. To get a link to the event, please contact

At this table, we will discuss the specifics of the Latin American context, such as understanding the operating environment, building trust, and various forms of cooperation, from knowledge-based business to global responsibility themes. We will have the opportunity to hear introductions from Professor Orlando Rojas from Aalto University, Head of Region Latin America Heidi Virta from Business Finland, Director of International Relations Riikka Pellinen from University of Eastern Finland and Education Designer Juliana Amaral Piispa from Turku University of Applied Sciences. Participants are welcomed to join the discussion! Education and Research Coordinator Jelena Santalainen from São Paolo and Team Finland Knowledge network Specialist Emilia Ahvenjärvi from Buenos Aires will host the event in cooperation with the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.


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