The Canning Agenda 10 Years On

In 2010 the British government launched the Canning Agenda, announcing its intention to re-engage with Latin America.

Ten years on, Canning House have undertaken a review of the progress of the Agenda in order to establish how successful it has been since its introduction, and to identify what needs to be done to accelerate the progress of a revitalised relationship between Latin America and the UK.

Our Canning Agenda 10 Years On conference has been postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. However, in the interests of continuing our work at the centre of our shared Latin American community, we are pleased to offer access to the relevant materials here on our website!

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Cristina Cortes introduces the Canning Agenda 10 Years On:

Cristina Cortes, CEO of Canning House, provides an update on Canning House's activity under current circumstances, and introduces the Canning Agenda, 10 years on.

Lord Hague on the Canning Agenda 10 Years On:

As Foreign Secretary in 2010, William Hague launched the Canning Agenda with a speech addressing the decline of Britain's historic relationship with Latin America and encouraging a renewed spirit of cooperation between our regions. He now speaks to Canning House and our audience on the motivations, progress and future of the Canning Agenda a decade on.

The full text of Lord Hague's 2010 Canning Agenda speech is available as an appendix to Canning House: The History. Get your copy here!

Mark Menzies MP on the Canning Agenda 10 Years On:

Mark Menzies, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Latin America and the Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Chile, Colombia, Peru and Argentina offers his valuable insight on the progress of the Canning Agenda, 10 years on.

The Canning Agenda 10 Years On

Providing an in-depth look at the progress and future of the Canning Agenda, across business and trade, tourism and collaboration, and our regions' changing relationship post-Brexit, this 20-page report offers essential insights on UK-Latin America bilateral relations across the previous decade, and looks forward to the years to come.

Read our full Canning Paper by clicking the download link at the top of this page.

Canning House Individual & Corporate Members can also read our 2015 Canning Paper, The Canning Agenda: A long way to go, which provided a 5-year review of the Agenda's progress.

Read our 2015 Canning Paper

Looking for even more insights?

The Canning Agenda 10 Years On Conference is now scheduled for 10 November 2020! Join our panels of distinguished figures from government and business for high-level discussions of the Agenda's progress and future.

Visit the event page and register now!


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