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Since 2007, IHEDN has been organising a session for Latin American countries (SIAL), a geographical area in which France is present through its three overseas departments. This session takes place every two years.


  • Discover France's approach to defence, security and international relations in the region
  • To enable discussions on future prospects linked to the year's issues
  • Sharing French operational know-how with a view to developing future defence and security cooperation agreements
  • Encouraging the emergence and consolidation of a privileged cooperation network as part of active diplomacy in the region

Target groups

Senior civil and military officials, representatives of civil society and local organisations: politicians, diplomats, military personnel, entrepreneurs, directors of research institutes, etc.

Main themes

  • SIAL 07 - 2017 - Latin America: between integration and regional tensions, borders on all fronts
  • SIAL 06 - 2015 - Latin America in its international environment
  • SIAL 05 - 2013 - Latin America and globalisation


from 12 June 2019 to 20 June 2019

mber 2018

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