Latin America Events

Security Sector Reforms in Latin America: Impact of Irregular Threats

September 10, 2007 // 1:00am12:00am
Latin American Program
Oscar Bonilla, National Public Security Council, El Salvador; Gabriel Aguilera Peralta, former Secretary for Peace and former Vice-minister of Foreign Relations, Guatemala; Lilian Bobea, security analyst; Oswaldo Jarrín, former Defense Minister, Ecuador; Raúl Benítez Manaut, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico; Carlos Basombrío, Former Vice-minister of the Interior, Peru; Rut Diamint, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina;Eliézer Rizzo de Oliveira, Universidad Estadual de Campinas, Brazil; Lucia Dammert Woodrow Wilson Center fellow and FLACSO-Chile.a

The State of Rights in Mexico

August 23, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute
Mexico Institute and Mexican Council on Foreign Relations public policy scholars, Alejandro Anaya and Jorge Hernandez, present their research projects. Moderated by Aurora Adame, Director of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations, with comments Joy Olson, Director, Washington Office on Latin America and Mariclaire Acosta, Director of the Universal Civil Identity Program at the Organization of American States will offer comments
Webcast

Director's Forum with Under Secretary of State R. Nicholas Burns

August 03, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Brazil Institute
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, R. Nicholas Burns, briefed the media and the policy community on current challenges and opportunities the United States faces in the Americas.

Energy in Mexico: Oil as a Comparative Advantage and a Strategic Resource?

July 13, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute
With speakers Luis de la Calle, De la Calle, Madrazo, & Mancera, S.C.; Pamela Starr, Eurasia Group; Jose Luis Alberro, Law and Economics Consulting Group; and Roger Wallace, Pioneer Natural Resources

Mexico's Constitutional Reform on Transparency & Access to Information

June 29, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute
With speaker Alonso Lujambio, President of the Federal Institute for Access to Information (IFAI)
Webcast

Innovation Policies and Business Strategies in Brazil

June 27, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
Jorge Ávila, President, National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI); Jose Goldemberg, Professor, Univesidade de São Paulo; Rob Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Chris Hill, Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University; Ricardo Camargo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consulting; William Marandola, Executive Manager, Coinfar; Flavio Grynszpan, Consultant and former CEO, Motorola Brazil

Fighting Corruption in the Americas

June 25, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Latin American Program
Transparency International chapters from four countries - Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela - will share their conclusions and recommendations, with a special focus on efforts to reduce corruption in public contracting and increase whistleblower protection. Their presentations will highlight the role of civil society in monitoring convention enforcement – a role facing increasing resistance in many countries.

Democratic Challenges in Mexico

June 22, 2007 // 9:00am2:00pm
Mexico Institute
5th Floor Conference Room

Book Launch: Derecho a Saber: Balance y Perspectivas Cívicas

June 11, 2007 // 6:45pm8:45pm
Mexico Institute
Edited by Jonathan Fox, Libby Haight, Helena Hofbauer, and Tania Sánchez Andrade. This event will take place in Mexico City

The United States and Mexico: Strategic Partners or Distant Neighbors?

June 05, 2007 // 9:00am12:45pm
Mexico Institute
6th Floor Flom Auditorium

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