First “Caribe 2013” Conference Organized by the Observatory of the Colombian Caribbean and The Millennium Project

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Over 125 government leaders, futurists, consultants, and experts in various subjects from more than 15 countries came to Cartagena, Colombia September 5-6, 2013 to participate in the first Congress of Futures Analysis of the Caribbean. Participants and 14 speakers shared views about the acceleration of change and formed international collaborations to better anticipate socio-economic-technological change and create strategies to build a better future for the greater Caribbean Region.

Beatriz Bechara de Borge, Executive Director of the Observatorio del Caribe Colombiano in Cartagena, Colombia organized Prospecta Caribe 2013 with the Millennium Project Node Chairs of Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela.