Latin America Events

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Book Discussion: Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution

November 07, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Peace Parks seeks to rigorously examine one way in which the environment can be harnessed to resolve disputes or build peace: transboundary peace parks.
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Latin American Immigrants: Civic and Political Participation in the Washington DC-Metro Area

November 01, 2007 // 9:00am12:30pm
Mexico Institute
On November 1, 2007 community leaders, immigration scholars and elected officials gathered to discuss the civic and political participation of the Washington Metropolitan Area's largest immigrant group, Latin Americans.

Crime, Violence, and Security in the CARICOM: Creating community in the Caribbean

October 30, 2007 // 9:00am12:30pm
Latin American Program
Ambassador Albert Ramdin, Assistant Secretary General Organization of American States; Francis Forbes, CEO, IMPACS (Implementing Agency for Crime and Security) Liaison Office/ CARICOM;Gabriel Demombynes, Economist, World Bank; Anthony Harriott, Lecturer in Government, University of the West Indies, Mona (Jamaica); Folade Mutota, Co-founder, Women's Institute for Alternative Development (Trinidad and Tobago)

Book Launch: Mexico's Right to Know Reforms: Civil Society Perspectives

October 25, 2007 // 9:00am12:00pm
Mexico Institute
Join book editors Jonathan Fox, Libby Haight, Helena Hofbauer, Tania Sánchez-Andrade and others to discuss issues of transparency in Mexico. This book is a joint publication of the Mexico Institute and Fundar, Center for Analysis and Research.

Argentina at the Polls

October 18, 2007 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
with María Victoria Murillo, Associate Professor of Political Science, Columbia University; Rosalía Cortés, Professor of Sociology, Facultad Latinoamericana de las Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Buenos Aires; Graciela Romer, President, Graciela Romer & Asociados, Buenos Aires
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Brazil and the United States: Trade Agendas and Challenges of the Bilateral Relationship

October 16, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Brazil Institute
Henrique Rzezinski, President, Brazilian Section of Brazil-United States Business Council; Jason Kearns, Trade Counsel, Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives; Pedro da Motta Veiga, Director, Center for Integration and Development Studies (CINDES); Maurício Mesquita Moreira, Senior Trade and Integration Economist, Inter-American Development Bank; I.M. Destler, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Jon Huenemann, Vice President, Miller & Chevalier; Kellie Meiman, Kissinger McLarty Associates; and Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute

Photography Exhibit and Reception: Water Stories: A Focus on Mexico

October 11, 2007 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
More than 1 billion people lack access to potable water and more than 2.6 billion do not have adequate sanitation. "Water Stories: A Focus on Mexico" offers a vivid glimpse of the lives that lie behind these statistics.
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Book Discussion: People on the Move: Reducing the Impact of Human Migration on Biodiversity

October 10, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts discuss the relationship between migration and biodiversity. Drawing on case studies in the Galápagos Islands and Brazil, they offer recommendations for mitigating migration's impact on the environment.

New Directions in Brazilian Foreign Relations

September 28, 2007 // 8:30am12:30pm
Brazil Institute
This event was held at The Brookings Institution.The Hon. Antonio Patriota, Brazilian Ambassador to the United States; Amaury de Souza, Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants, Rio; Mônica Herz, Director, Institute of International Relations, PUC-Rio; Riordan Roett, Director, Western Hemisphere Studies, SAIS; Eduardo Campos, Governor, State of Pernambuco; Sergio Amaral, Former Minister of Industry, Commerce & Development; Peter Hakim, President, Inter-American Dialogue; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute; Antonio Barros de Castro, Chief-Economist, National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES);
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Promoting Democracy and Rights at Work: Making a Difference

September 18, 2007 // 3:00pm5:15pm
Brazil Institute
Kari Tapiola, Executive Director, ILO; Charlotte M. Ponticelli, Deputy Under-Secretary for international affairs at the U.S. DoL; Kjeld Jacobsen, President of CUT; Helga Ying, Director, Worldwide Government Affairs and Public Policy, Levi Strauss; Ros Harvey, Global Program Manager for Better Work; Mércia Consolação Silva, Social Observatory Institute, Brazil.

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