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Visit Report: UUKi Delegation to Colombia

15 September 2017

From 5 ​ 9 June 2017, Universities UK International (UUKi) led a delegation of UK universities to Colombia. The visit aimed to identify and facilitate new partnership opportunities at a time when Colombia is undergoing historic peace negotiations.

This report details the UUKi mission including the context, background and summary notes of key meetings. Following the delegation, UUKi is working to establish a longer-term engagement strategy to catalyse opportunities between UK and Colombian higher education sectors.


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