Latin America Events

Oscar-Nominated Documentary: "Waste Land"

March 09, 2011 // 11:30am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
Introduction: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
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Prospects for Brazilian-American Relations on the Eve of President Obama's Visit to Brazil

February 28, 2011 // 8:00am10:30am
Brazil Institute
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Mauro Vieira, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Speakers: Ambassador Craig Kelly, Vice President, The Cohen Group; Ambassador Luigi Einaudi, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, National Defense University; Luis Bitencourt, Dean of Academic Affairs, National Defense University; Carl Meacham, Senior Adviser to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Carolina Costa, Senior Associate, McLarty Associates; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
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Managing the Planet's Freshwater

February 23, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil Institute
Karin M. Krchnak, Director, International Water Policy, The Nature Conservancy; Dann Sklarew, Sustainability Fellow, George Mason University; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
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Deforestation, Population, and Development in a Warming World: A Roundtable on Latin America

February 15, 2011 // 11:30am1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists Liza Grandia, assistant professor of international development and social change at Clark University, and Jason Bremner, director of population, health, and environment at the Population Reference Bureau, argued that meeting the needs of Latin America's rural communities is therefore key to conserving Latin America's forests.
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Religious Revival in the 21st Century: What Impact on Politics?

February 14, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Middle East Program
Robin Wright, USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Roger Hardy, Former Middle East and Islamic Affairs Analyst, BBC World Service; André Laliberté, Full Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa; Daniel Levine, Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan; José Casanova, Professor of Sociology and Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University
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Foreign Policy Challenges in the 112th Congress: Development and Security

February 04, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
An examination of policy issues affecting the developing world, including U.S. development policy, U.S. nuclear policy, and climate and conflict resolution.
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Obama Administration Relations with Central America: A Conversation with Seven U.S. Ambassadors

February 01, 2011 // 8:30am10:00am
Latin American Program
The ambassadors discuss U.S. policy priorities in Central America, including issues of organized crime, democratic governance, and trade.
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A Discussion with His Excellency Angelino Garzón, Vice President of the Republic of Colombia

January 26, 2011 // 4:30pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
Vice President Garzón, describes an ambitious program of domestic and foreign policy initiatives mapped out during the administration’s first months in office.
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Book Launch: The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World

December 16, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Brazil Institute
Author Otaviano Canuto, Vice President and Head, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, The World Bank; Author Marcelo Giugale, Director, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management for Latin America and the Caribbean, The World Bank; Ajay Shankar, FICCI Scholar, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Organized Crime in Central America

December 14, 2010 // 9:30am11:30am
Latin American Program
Panelists explore the specific, local dynamics of organized crime in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala and the transnational nature of the major criminal networks in the region.

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