ALC hosts a delegation of Irish social innovators

ALC hosts a delegation of Irish social innovators

Agirre Center Ireland
2017/05/04 14:47:00 GMT+2

A delegation from Ireland visited the Basque Country last January. The group was formed by representatives of different northern irish organisations linked to social innovation.

Seton Hall University students visit the Basque Country

Seton Hall University students visit the Basque Country

This stay takes place within the context of the academic institution’s “Study Abroad" program, carried out in partnership with Agirre Center.

Agirre Center takes part in basic income pilot-research in Barcelona

Agirre Center takes part in basic income pilot-research in Barcelona

Our research manager Gorka Espiau is currently working with The Young Foundation on the development of a cutting-edge project supported by the European Commission.

25.000 people reunited at the conference on the Catalan process in San Sebastian

25.000 people reunited at the conference on the Catalan process in San Sebastian

While 1.800 people attended the conference in Kursaal, 23.000 streamed the event live.

Identifying opportunities for social manufacturing in Montreal – A Basque perspective

Identifying opportunities for social manufacturing in Montreal – A Basque perspective

[Gonbidatua] opinion
2017/01/26 07:55:00 GMT+1

Guest post by IBON ZUGASTI, International Projects Director at LKS. Director in Prospektiker, Chairman of Millennium, VP Foresight Europe Network, Deputy Director of Riber.

Electoral College and the 2016 Presidential Election

Electoral College and the 2016 Presidential Election

[Gonbidatua] opinion USA
2016/11/28 08:35:00 GMT+1

Guest post by Stephen Ansolabehere, the Frank G. Thompson Professor of Government at Harvard University.

Actor Michael Sheen visits Basque Country

Actor Michael Sheen visits Basque Country

Last October Welsh actor and social activist Michael Sheen visited the Basque Country in order to know in depth about the territory's transformation in the last few decades.

Conference at DIPC: social + technical knowledge

Conference at DIPC: social + technical knowledge

Agirre Center seminars events
2016/06/29 13:30:00 GMT+2

ALC and the Donostia International Physics Center, in partnership with the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa organized last June 15 a conference titled “Social and scientific-technical knowledge at the service of SHD”.

ALC, EHUgune and AC4-Columbia organize a multidisciplinary seminar on sustainable peace

ALC, EHUgune and AC4-Columbia organize a multidisciplinary seminar on sustainable peace

Last June 16 Agirre Lehendakaria Center and AC4-Columbia, in partnership with EHU Gune, hosted a workshop on Sustainable Peace and Causal-Loop Diagram with Dr. Peter Coleman.

Seminar: Sustainable Peace in the Basque Country

Seminar: Sustainable Peace in the Basque Country

Agirre Center, the University of the Basque Country, and AC4 - Columbia University organize a seminar on Sustainable Peace in the Basque Country.

Triple International Congress to analyze the legacy of Basque President Agirre

Triple International Congress to analyze the legacy of Basque President Agirre

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the escape into exile of Jose Antonio Agirre, after the fall of the republican government. This month an international conference (Reno - Berlin - NY) will begin to analyze his figure.

Juan Jose Ibarretxe takes part in OECD conference on competitiviness in Paris

Juan Jose Ibarretxe takes part in OECD conference on competitiviness in Paris

Agirre Center competitiviness
2016/02/16 15:10:00 GMT+1

Next February 26, Agirre Lehendakaria Center Director and former Basque President Juan Jose Ibarretxe will take part in the conference COMPETITIVENESS FOR GROWTH IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE, hosted by OECD – Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Agirre Center connects Basque Country and Montreal

Agirre Center connects Basque Country and Montreal

Agirre Center visits Quebec
2016/01/18 12:00:00 GMT+1

A delegation formed by more than 20 professionals from different areas of expertise visited Bilbao in order to know more about its transformation in the las few decades. In the visit they met former Basque president Juan Jose Ibarretxe, as well as other portagonists of the Basque case, such as Juan Ignacio Vidarte or Javier Sotil. The main goal was to foster different collaboration projects between the Basque Country and Quebec.

Ibarretxe awarded Honoris Causa Doctor by Interamericana University in Puerto Rico

Ibarretxe awarded Honoris Causa Doctor by Interamericana University in Puerto Rico

Juan Jose Ibarretxe has been awarded Honoris Causa Doctor Degree in Business and Management Development by Interamericana University in Puerto Rico, in recognition to his interest, dedication and commitment to this discipline.

ALC presents the Basque Case at the 'Future Cities' event in Sheffield

ALC presents the Basque Case at the 'Future Cities' event in Sheffield

Agirre Center conferences
2015/11/06 15:50:00 GMT+1

ALC Senior Fellow Gorka Espiau presented the BASQUE CASE of Sustainable Human Development at the Public Service Transformation Network event “FUTURE CITIES” that took place in SHEFFIELD last 27th November.

Ibarretxe conference and audiovisual exhibition in Catalonia

Ibarretxe conference and audiovisual exhibition in Catalonia

Former Basque president opened the photo exhibition “Stubbornly… Story of the catalan process” at the University of Vic, where he also offered a conference.

The "K" is the Key: new projects and Open Akademia presentation

The "K" is the Key: new projects and Open Akademia presentation

Last October 14th we organized a seminar in order to present our research projects as well as the new ones, such as the so-called Open Akademia, to the academic community. We also held an open event open to the public in the afternoon.

Conference on the right to choose at Boise Basque festival 'Jaialdia'

Conference on the right to choose at Boise Basque festival 'Jaialdia'

ALC, AC4-Columbia University and citizen platform Gure Esku Dago organized the event, hosted by Boise mayor David Bieter.

Agirre Center and UPV-EHU sign a collaboration agreement with the ministry of economy in Croatia

Agirre Center and UPV-EHU sign a collaboration agreement with the ministry of economy in Croatia

Agirre Center Croatia
2015/07/07 12:35:00 GMT+2

Last July 6, 7 and 8 a delegation of the Ministry of Economy in Croatia, led by Ivan Vrdoljak, will visit the Basque Country. The main goal was to sign a collaboration agreement with Agirre Lehendakaria Center and the University of the Basque Country UPV-EHU, in order to advice the Mediterranean country in regards to the Basque model of successful Economic transformation, especially in the re-industrialization and cluster policies fields, as well as the BASQUE SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT model.

The Basque Experience presented in Scotland

The Basque Experience presented in Scotland

EDAS and NESTA invite ALC director and former Basque President Juan Jose Ibarretxe to take part in their congress.

ALC promotes an innovation and cooperation network between the Basque Country and Wales

ALC promotes an innovation and cooperation network between the Basque Country and Wales

Agirre Center Wales
2015/05/26 17:45:00 GMT+2

ALC will visited WALES last May 23rd in order to PRESENT THE BASQUE CASE WITHIN THE HAY FESTIVALof Literature and the Arts programme.

Agirre Center visits Croatia in order to explore potential collaboration projects

Agirre Center visits Croatia in order to explore potential collaboration projects

Agirre Center visits Croatia
2015/04/13 12:05:00 GMT+2

Last April 10 a delegation from Agirre Lehendakaria Center, made up of ALC Director and former Basque President JUAN JOSE IBARRETXE and ALC Senior Fellow and Young Foundation member GORKA ESPIAU, visited Zagreb in order to make progress in the joint projects with Croatia. The Mediterranean country has shown great interest in knowing in depth about the BASQUE TRANSFORMATION experience in the last few decades.

Basque contlict seminar in Liverpool

Basque contlict seminar in Liverpool

Agirre Center seminars peace
2015/03/24 12:05:00 GMT+1

Agirre Center participated in the seminar “AN END TO THE BASQUE CONFLICT?” that took place at Liverpool University last March 26.

Sustainable Human Development: seminar with Columbia University in New York

Sustainable Human Development: seminar with Columbia University in New York

“Models of Sustainable Human Development: Lessons from the Basque Case” was held last March 6th at Teacher's College.