Michael Sheen visit

October, 2016. Welsh actor and social activist Michael Sheen has visited the Basque Country thanks to Agirre Lehendakaria Center. Apart from being a Hollywood star, he has become a leading figure in the FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY in the UK.

Open Akademia Urnietan

Abenduaren 19an ospatu zen. Parte-hartzaileak: Eva Silván (Save the Children) eta Juan Jose Ibarretxe.

Open Akademia Gernikan

El Lehendakari Ibarretxe, director de Agirre Lehendakaria Center, subraya en todas sus conferencias la importancia de situar a Euskadi en el mundo; lograr que el mundo mire a Euskadi y que Euskadi mire al mundo. Precisamente, uno de los grandes objetivos de ALC reside en ser un espacio de enlace de Euskadi con alguno de los centros de pensamiento más importantes a nivel internacional, como las universidades de Columbia, Setton Hall o George Mason, con las que colabora ALC.

HAMAIKETAKO ALA BRUNCH?

Charla del Lehendakari Ibarretxe y .EUS Fundazioa en la UPV-Leioa. Martes, 29 de noviembre. 11.00. Aula 7 de la Biblioteca.

Sustainable Peace Workshops - June 2016 (ALC + Columbia + EHUgune)

Agirre Lehendakaria Center y el centro AC4-Columbia University, en colaboración con EHU Gune, organizaron el taller sobre paz sostenible Sustainable Peace Causal-Loop Diagram Workshop, dirigido por uno de los mayores expertos internacionales en RESOLUCIÓN DE CONFLICTOS, el doctor PETER T. COLEMAN de la Columbia University en Nueva York.

The Two Cultures are the Key

Durante tres años ALC ha estado investigando sobre la experiencia vasca desde una perspectiva multidisciplinar. Ahora bien, el reto de promover el desarrollo humano sostenible en Euskadi no puede ser abordado exclusivamente desde las ciencias sociales.

Retos de Futuro: Desarrollo Humano Sostenible en Euskadi

La sociedad vasca se enfrenta al reto de promover el Desarrollo Humano Sostenible de Euskadi y construir su futuro de forma equilibrada socioeconómicamente, respetuosa con el medio ambiente y comprometida con los derechos humanos.

CURSOS DE VERANO 2016

21-22 Julio 2016, Donostia. Una oportunidad para abordar con rigor, seriedad y profundidad la lucha contra la desigualdad, uno de los grandes objetivos que debe afrontar la sociedad vasca para construir su futuro sin que sobre nadie.

Helduen Hitza

Conferencia de Juan Jose Ibarretxe el pasado 12 de abril de 2016 en Donostia, de la mano de la asociación "Helduen Hitza".

Open Akademia Arrasaten

Goienagusi, en colaboración con la Open Akademia -Iniciativa de Agirre Lehendakaria Center apoyada por la Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa-, organiza la conferencia ”La Cultura es la clave” el día 18 de mayo en Kulturate, de 10 a 12,15 de la mañana. Esta conferencia estará abierta al publico en general. Se responde de esta manera al compromiso de abrir al público aquellas conferencias cuyo tema y/o ponente fueran de interés. El ponente será Juan José Ibarretxe, Licenciado en Económicas de la Universidad del País Vasco. Su dilatada carrera política que le ha llevado a ser alcalde de Llodio, Presidente de las Juntas Generales de Araba, parlamentario Vasco, Vice-lehendakari y Consejero de Hacienda y, finalmente, Lehendakari durante tres legislaturas. Es conocida la gestación y la defensa que realizo de su Propuesta de nuevo Estatuto Político para Euskadi que incluía el “derecho a decidir”

Sustainable Peace Workshop

Last February 1st Agirre Lehendakaria Center and AC4-Columbia University, in partnership with EHU Gune (University of the Basque Country - UPV/EHU), hosted a workshop on Sustainable Peace and Causal-Loop Diagram with Dr. Peter T Coleman in Bilbao.

Ibarretxe at OECD conference in Paris

Last 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.

GIPUZKOAKO ALDUNDIA: HITZARMENA + HITZALDIA

Agirre Lehendakaria Fundazioak eta Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundiak lankidetza hitzarmena sinatu dute 2016rako, lurraldean GIZA GARAPEN IRAUNKORRARI BURUZKO EZAGUTZA, Euskal Kasuarena zehazki, hedatzea jomuga. Egitasmoa Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundiaren gobernu jarduna gidatzen duen Kudeaketa Plan Estrategikoan jasotako helburu estrategikoetako batekin uztartzen da: herritarren arteko elkarbizitza finkatzea eta hauen jarrera, balore eta portaera demokratikoetan sakontzea.

Agirre Center in the US

Agirre Center builds ties with the Basque community in the US + LAX conference in Philadelphia + Meeting at Columbia University.

Open Akademia

Open Akademia Agirre Lehendakaria Center zentroak antolatutako ekimen berri bat da. Bere helburu nagusia euskal esperientzia zabaltzea eta partekatzea da, batez ere kulturan arreta jarriz: kultura berrikuntza, garapena eta ikerkuntzarekin batera joan behar den eraldaketa-elementu garrantzitsua delakoan baikaude. Gainera, Open Akademia ekimenak euskal gizartearen erronken inguruan eztabaida sustatu nahi du.

Jakintsuen Txokoa

Elkar-bizitzarako oinarri izanda, pasa den urtarrilaren 12an Orona Fundazioan LEHEN JAKINTSUEN TXOKOA deituriko ekitaldia izan genuen Juan Jose Ibarretxerekin.

Vic: conferencia y exposición 'Tossudament'

La agencia de fotonoticias ICONNA ha reflejado las grandes movilizaciones en el proceso soberanista catalán en los últimos años en la exposición audiovisual "Tossudament". El director de ALC Juan Jose Ibarretxe, que también ha participado en el vídeo, ofreció la conferencia inaugural "Cuando el pueblo impulsa la política".

Montreal Delegation Visit

Last JANUARY 20 AND 21 a delegation from Montreal visited the Basque Country in order to know in depth about the Basque socioeconomic transformation experience in the last few decades, as well as fostering different collaboration projects between the Basque Country and Quebec.

Lonergan Economics Project

Director of Lonergan Economics research project Paul Hoyt-O’Connor visited Bilbao in order to make progress on its last phase. During his stay, he met the main partners of the project and discussed the development of the research.

ECTL visit

David Avra-Lane and Paolo Gurisatti from the European Centre for Living Technology in Italy visited us last April in order to follow the different research projects carried out in collaboration with Agirre Lehendakaria Center.

Agreement with Croatia

Last July 6, 7 and 8 a delegation of the Ministry of Economy in Croatia, led by Ivan Vrdoljak, visited 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.

Scotland: Innovation & Prosperity

Last 23rd June the UK innovation agency NESTA and the Economic Development Association Scotland EDAS hosted an event that will look at the future of innovation in Scotland.

Jaialdia 2015

Last July 30 Agirre Lehendakaria Center, Columbia University and GED - Gure Esku Dago organized a seminar on the Right to Choose at the Basque culture festival Jaialdia 2015, that took place in Boise, Idaho. During the event Juan Jose Ibarretxe's new book " The Basque Experience: constructing Sustainable Human Development" was also presented. Besides, Agirre Lehendakaria Center buildt ties with the Basque community in the US.

Delegation from Northern Ireland (Social Innovation)

A delegation from Ireland visited the Basque Country last January. The group was formed by representatives of different fields, such as Paul Roberts (Ashton Centre), John Peto (Nerve Centre), Brendan Murtagh (Queen’s University), Michael Liggett (Big Lottery Fund), Maeve Monaghan (NOW Project), Audrey Murray (LEDCOM), Ciara Rea (North Belfast Enterprise Hub) and Paul Braithwaite (Building Change Trust).

Seminar at Columbia University in NY

Agirre Lehendakaria Center, in collaboration with AC4 – Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity co-organized a public seminar titled “MODELS OF SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Lessons from the Basque Case”. The event took place last March 6 at Columbia University in New York.

New York - March 2015

Last March ALC visited New York in order to follow up the research projects based in Columbia University. During the stay, ALC held internal meetings with researches and collaborators of the different projects and visit several institutions, such as Eusko Etxea of New York. On March 6, there was an event around Sustainable Human Development at Columbia Unviersity.

ALC in Croatia

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.

Seminar at Liverpool University

Agirre Center participated in the seminar “AN END TO THE BASQUE CONFLICT?” that took place at Liverpool University last March 26. This one-day seminar focused on the nature of the Basque conflict and why it is still proving so difficult to resolve.

Conference at GECEMAT

Last October 11 director of Agirre Lehendakaria Center for Social and Political Studies and former president of the Basque Country Juan José Ibarretxe offered the conference ”GLOBAL SOCIETY, LOCAL RESPONSE” conference at GECEMAT.

ALC in Uruguay

Between the 12th and the 19th November, a delegation from Agirre Center visited different South-American countries in order to present the Basque Case and identify potential collaboration projects with the Basque Country.

ALC in Brazil

Between the 12th and the 19th November a delegation from Agirre Center is visiting different SOUTH-AMERICAN COUNTRIES in order to present the Basque Case and identify potential collaboration projects with the Basque Country.

ALC in Chile

Between the 12th and the 19th November, a delegation from Agirre Center visited different South-American countries in order to present the Basque Case and identify potential collaboration projects with the Basque Country.

i2 Network launching

Last September ALC and UPV/EHU launched a collaboration network in innovation between the Basque Country and Wales. Some Welsh institutions and companies visited Bilbao in order to identify potential collaboration projects.

ALC in South Africa

Identifying collaboration opportunities between Basque and South African companies and institutions.

Seminar with Christian Bason

On June 6th Agirre Center organized a seminar with The Mind Lab director and european reference in the field of public sector innovation Christian Bason and several basque agencies and companies.

May Workshop in Bilbao

Agirre Lehendakaria Center will gather its international collaborators in the field of the so-called “Basque Case” research in a seminary that will take place in Bilbao, next May 29th and 30th.

Euskampus course

“Experiences in the development of strategies and transformation processes”