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Results of the 8th Edition of the ELAP Collaboration Mission

May 11, 2016 – The 2015 Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) Collaboration Mission has once again led to the development of stronger ties and linkages between institutions in Canada and those in the Caribbean and Latin America. A total of 18 institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements were signed, 14 are currently being negotiated and another 24 are being explored.

The 8th edition of the ELAP Collaboration Mission included 17 senior officials from postsecondary academic institutions in 11 different countries in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Front row (left to right): Aline Brault, Marco Marroquin, Hector Belle, María Eugenia Delgado, Rosa Bellini-Franco, Verónica Castro, Aris Castillo, María Isabel Eljuri.
Back row (left to right):  Santiago Fernández, Chantal Bolduc, Pius Lacan, Marcelo Villafani, Francisco Puac Tumax, Duane Daley, Eduardo Velázquez, Herb Terry, Jorge Aparicio, Oscar Molina, Carolina Fernández, Alizé Dulude, Jaqueline Aguilar.

 “The experience offered to the delegates of the mission exemplified world class standards. Professionalism was a hallmark of the mission displayed by the management team and the participants. I highly recommend continuity of the program which will allow other persons in education and training to participate in the emerging trend of globalizing this phenomenon.”
Mr. Pius Lacan, Vice Principal, Administration and Development at the Montego Bay Community College in Jamaica

This event is a key feature of the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP), offered under the International Scholarships Program of Global Affairs Canada. ELAP is a short-term student exchange program that provides scholarships for students from the Caribbean and Latin America for studies or research in Canadian postsecondary academic institutions.

The 2016 ELAP Collaboration Mission will be announced shortly.

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2016-05-11