Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, will present “The Cuba-U.S. Sustainability Partnership (CUSP): Ensuring Cuba’s Sustainable Future as Relations Normalize with the U.S.” at the 14th annual “Cuba in U.S. Foreign Policy Conference” December 14-16, 2015 in Havana, Cuba at the Dr. C. Pelegrín Torras de la Luz conference room of the Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations in Havana, Cuba.
The Research Center for International Politics (CIPI) will be hosting the 14th edition of the series of talks, “Cuba in U.S. foreign policy.” This year’s topic: “Learning the art of living with our differences: Trends of Cuba-US relations, a year after the historic presidential announcements made on December 17th, 2014.”
The series of talks have been a forum for annual academic exchange, in which Cuban and US researchers, professors and specialists have reviewed and discussed the main continuity and changes of US foreign policy towards Cuba and the dynamics of the interactions between both countries. As of December 17th, 2014 with the announcements made by the President of the Councils of State and of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba , Raúl Castro Ruz, and the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, a new era began aimed at restoring diplomatic relations as the first step to start a process toward the “normalization” of bilateral relations. The main purpose of this 16th edition of the series of talks is precisely to analyze in a holistic and multifaceted way the scope, tendencies and perspectives of the Cuba-US relations after December 17th , 2014 in order to assess the advances in the process of learning the art of coexistence with our differences and on an equal sovereignty footing.
This 14th edition will be cosponsored by the Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations and attended by distinguished researchers, professors and scholars.