This publication offers information about all the discussions held in 2012 at the first Policy Dialogues: English for the Future in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The proceedings document contains lots of useful information for policy makers and ELT specialists around the world to guide them on the kind of critical elements to take into account when conceptualising or implementing policy on English language both at national and regional/local levels.

The document will show the reader the content of the presentations and dialogues led by some of the most recognised authorities in the field. The very useful conclusions will add more material to this debate which is not specific to the Americas region but to the whole world.