Latin America Events

Reform of the United Nations Security Council and the Role of Latin America

April 18, 2005 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
A distinguished panel discussed the evolving role of the UN in world affairs and how the nations of Latin America fit into the organization. Participants included Ambassador Heraldo Muñoz, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who also served as United States ambassador to the UN, and Emilio Cárdenas, former Argentine ambassador to the UN. Video of this event is now available.

Building Transparency in Practice: Mexico in Comparative Perspective

April 14, 2005 // 2:30pm5:30pm
Mexico Institute

Regional Integration in the Amazon: Challenges and Prospects

March 14, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Rosalía Arteaga, Secretary General of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO), discusses challenges to regional integration in the Amazon.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Thirst

March 14, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
This film documents community efforts in Bolivia, India, and the United States to confront government plans to privatize water services.

Local Governance and the Creation of Spaces for Civic Action

March 10, 2005 // 8:00am1:00pm
Latin American Program
Join us for a discussion of an Inter-American Foundation-funded study of local governance and the creation of public spaces for citizen action. Presenters will discuss examples of grassroots participation in Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil.

Prisons in Crisis

February 15, 2005 // 1:00pm4:00pm
Latin American Program
The Prisons In Crisis Project brings together officials, activists, and specialists working on prison reform in Latin America in order to highlight common problems faced by the region's prison systems and to develop policies to address them.

The OAS: Chile's Vision

January 31, 2005 // 9:30am10:30am
Latin American Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency José Miguel Insulza, Minister of the Interior of Chile. Webcast available for viewing. See the "See Also" section of the Event Summary webpage.

Crucial Needs, Weak Incentives Book Launch

January 12, 2005 // 3:30am5:00pm
Latin American Program
On Wednesday, January 12th, 2005, the Latin American Program hosted the book launch of Crucial Needs, Weak Incentives: Social Sector Reform, Democratization, and Globalization in Latin America, edited by Robert R. Kaufman and Joan M. Nelson. This book emerged from a series of workshops that are part of the Latin America Program's ongoing examination of social sector policies and reform in Latin America.For more information about the book, see our Wilson Press webpage.
Webcast

Book Launch--Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy

December 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Eric Bjornlund, Democracy International; Commentator: Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Video of this event is available here.

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