The Fundación Consejo España-EE.UU.

is a civil society initiative that works to facilitate communication between Spain and the United States and bring the countries closer together, promoting mutual understanding.

Mission and Goals

The Fundación Consejo España – EE. UU., which was established in 1997, endeavors to strengthen the ties between our two countries as partners, friends, and historical allies. It also promotes joint initiatives to enhance our bilateral relationship in all areas, including economic, business, scientific, educational, and cultural sectors.

Key Historical Figures

Diego Mª de Gardoqui

This Bilbao merchant was the first representative of the Spanish Crown to the newly formed United States of America.

Latest News

Portada Anuncio Programa Jóvenes Líderes 2024

El programa Jóvenes Líderes Norteamericanos brinda un año más la oportunidad a diez destacados profesionales estadounidenses de aproximarse a la realidad de la España contemporánea

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La vigésima edición de este emblemático programa de visitantes, coorganizado por la Fundación y el United States Spain Council, tendrá lugar del 7 al 12 de abril en Madrid y Sevilla.
Revisando a Gardoqui

El secretario general de la Fundación, Fernando Prieto, participa una mesa redonda sobre Diego de Gardoqui y su papel en la Independencia de EE. UU.

Coorganizado por Casa de América, el Instituto Franklin – UAH y el capítulo español de las Daughters of the American Revolution, el encuentro tenía por objetivo analizar el rol del comerciante y diplomático bilbaíno como agente de la Corona española en favor de la Revolución Americana.
Foto de portada 117 reunión del Patronato

La Fundación celebra su primera reunión ordinaria del año con destacadas incorporaciones al Patronato y la vista puesta en el XXVII Foro España – Estados Unidos

A pocos meses de la celebración del Foro en Santa Fe, el Patronato se ha reunido para avanzar en los preparativos del evento y hacer efectivas las incorporaciones del Ayuntamiento de Madrid, la embajadora de España en Estados Unidos, Ángeles Moreno Bau, el secretario de Estado de Asuntos Exteriores y Globales, Diego Martínez Belío, y la consejera delegada de ICEX, Elisa Carbonell.

Activity

Link to: FORO ESPAÑA – ESTADOS UNIDOS

Since 1995, we have been promoting dialogue between Spanish and U.S. civil society on key issues for our bilateral relationship.

We showcase contemporary Spain to young U.S. professionals, Hispanic leaders and senior officials of the U.S. Congress through annual public diplomacy visitor programs.

Link to: Jóvenes Líderes Norteamericanos
Link to: Emigrantes invisibles

Discover our latest exhibition project: ‘Invisible Immigrants,’ an exhibition showcasing the history of Spanish immigration to the United States at the turn of the 20th century.

The Latest from our YouTube Channel

Live Streaming

The Spanish Architectural Heritage in Puerto Rico. The San Jerónimo del Boquerón Stronghold

Video Highlights

U.S. Hispanic Leaders 2023

Cultural Affairs

The work of the Fundación Consejo España – EE.UU. as a cultural agent

Meet the Fundación

History

Since its creation in 1997, the Fundación has become the leading institution for public diplomacy between Spain and the United States.

Board of Trustees

Representatives of major corporations, cultural and academic institutions and government officials make up the Fundación’s governing body.

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