The European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation will receive a visit by students of the Diplomatic School of Madrid on Friday, who will attend a seminar to find out about the work carried out by the foundation, and the meaning of this historic place in international relations.

The seminar will start at 10:30 am, and will include talks by the director of the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, Juan Carlos Moreno, who will talk about the historic and political meaning of Yuste; the Secretary-General and Manager of the Carolina Foundation, Hugo Camacho, who will give a detailed explanation on the intervention of his institution in Ibero-America; and lastly a talk by Senior Lecturer in International Public Law and International Relations at the University of Extremadura, Juan Manuel Rodríguez Barrigón, who will talk about human rights in America.

The Diplomatic School is a higher education centre dependent on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, which among its tasks has the continual training for civil servant diplomats; the training of civil servant diplomats in practical training positions; the organisation of master’s degrees, courses and seminars intended for Spanish and international post-graduate university students, including foreign diplomats and other groups interested in matters related to international relations and Spanish foreign policy.

The school also serves as a public platform for the debate on matters regarding international affairs, with a particular emphasis on Spanish interests and foreign policy.

This seminar is organised by the Diplomatic School of Madrid, the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation and the Ibero-American Institute of Rey Juan Carlos University, and collaborates with the “Francisco de Vitoria” Institute of International and European Studies at Carlos III University of Madrid and Banco Santander.