Anna Ayuso is a senior research fellow for Latin America at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB). She holds a PhD in public international law and a master’s degree in European studies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She coordinated the Latin America Programme at CIDOB from 2002 to 2009 and is now the coordinator of the sustainable development research line at CIDOB. She’s an associate professor of international public law at UAB and in Latin American studies at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals. She’s currently the coordinator of the Europa-Cuba Forum Jean Monnet Network.