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Latin American and the Caribbean Working Group

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Our Mission

The Latin America and The Caribbean Working Group (LACWG) is dedicated to increasing awareness of current issues and conflicts within Latin America, including the Caribbean Nations. Our objective is to utilize the LACWG as a dynamic platform that fosters partnerships among NSU students, faculty, alumni, and individuals from diverse Latin American countries. Through these collaborations, we seek to stimulate research, initiate projects, and employ nonviolent techniques to cultivate and advance peace in the region. Embracing the richness of cultural diversity and a wide array of perspectives, the LACWG actively promotes multicultural engagement. Our unwavering commitment is to ensure that your involvement in this group becomes an exceptional and enriching experience.

Our Objectives

  • Cultivate a new generation of scholars and practitioners dedicated to addressing the challenges of peace and conflict resolution in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Establish partnerships that facilitate learning, research, and the exchange of knowledge.
  • Provide NSU students, faculty, and alumni with opportunities to gain practical experience through hands-on research, fieldwork, and immersive global courses in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Foster networks and encourage multicultural interaction among NSU students, faculty, alumni, and various communities across Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Organize conferences centered around pertinent issues in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Deliver presentations on a diverse range of topics related to conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Engage in thoughtful debates concerning Latin American conflicts and the Caribbean.

Become a Part of Our Group


The LACWG is actively seeking individuals who are eager to explore and develop partnership initiatives across several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. This student-driven endeavor is intended to align with ongoing faculty or departmental projects, ensuring the sustainability of these initiatives. Tailoring our efforts based on the specific interests of each project, LACWG members will collaboratively devise comprehensive action plans to guide our endeavors throughout the year.  For more information please contact:



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