Coordinator of the thematic subject: José Ignacio Martínez Cortés
Political and international relations between LAC and China allow a rich comparative analysis of LAC with other regions, it also makes it possible to obtain a historic perspective and highlight national differences. The relevant aspects for the thematic subject “Political and International Relations" are:

The relationship between the respective federal governments and the Chinese Central Government.

The relationship between provinces and states in LAC with their Chinese counterparts.

The relationship between the various levels of government (federal, provincial, municipal, city, etc.) with the private sector, non-governmental organizations and educational institutions.

The effects of this new political relationship on third countries, for example the European Union and the United States, are also of great interest.