Latin America Events

Symposium on Leadership in Mexico-U.S. Journalism

October 28, 2003 // 11:00pm
Mexico Institute

Conflict and Peace in Colombia: Consequences and Perspectives for the Future

September 22, 2003 // 12:00am
Latin American Program
Held just over one year after President Álvaro Uribe took office, this conference was designed to evaluate the political, military, economic, and social policies of the Uribe government and their contribution to the possibility of a peaceful settlement of Colombia's internal conflict.

Latino Leaders and the Challenges of Latino Political Incorporation

September 16, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
Panelists:Carlos Manzano, Democratic State Committemember, New YorkJuan C. Zapata, State Representative, FloridaAna Sol Gutierrez, State Delegate, MarylandModerator:Margarita Studemeister, Associate Director, Pew Hispanic CenterLocation: 6th floor board room

The Impact of U.S. Border Security on Transborder Cooperation with Mexico

August 21, 2003 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Mexico Institute
A seminar with José María Ramos,Professor of Public Administration, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (Tijuana) & Woodrow Wilson Center and Comexi Public Policy Scholar and John Bailey, Professor of Government and Director of the Mexico Project at Georgetown University

Race and Social Inequality

August 13, 2003 // 12:00am
Brazil Institute
There are striking similarities between race relations in the United States and Brazil. Recently there has been a great deal of attention paid to this subject in both countries, and it deserves to be studied and analyzed from all perspectives.

The New Agenda for Change in Mexico

July 31, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Latin American Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Jorge Castañeda, Former Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico and the Global Distinguished Professor at New York University

A Celebration of the Life of Carlos Soza

July 24, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP and the Izaak Walton League of America co-sponsor a reception to celebrate the life of Guatemalan conservation leader Carlos Soza, who died of liver cancer on May 28, 2003.

Cross-Border Dialogues between the United States and Mexico

June 17, 2003 // 9:00am12:00pm
Mexico Institute
Celebrating the publication of the book:Cross-Border Dialogues: U.S.-Mexico Social Movement NetworkingEdited by David Brooks and Jonathan Fox(La Jolla: Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, 2003)

The Politics of Trade in Mexico and the United States

May 23, 2003 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Mexico Institute
On May 23, 2003 the Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute, University of California, Berkeley APEC Study Center, and the Mexican Center for Economic Teaching and Research (CIDE) co-sponsored a seminar at the Wilson Center on the Politics of Trade in Mexico and the United States, with generous funding from US Mexus Riverside. Four speakers and a commentator—Gary Huffbauer from the Institute for International Economics; Antonio Ortíz Mena from CIDE; Jeff Faux from the Economic Policy Institute; Isabel Studer from FLACSO; and Vinod Aggarwal from the University of California, Berkeley—addressed different aspects of trade policymaking in the two countries and pointed to possible scenarios for the future.

Responding to Crises in the Hemisphere

May 20, 2003 // 12:00am
Latin American Program
Discussion of political crises in Latin America and their threat to democratic governance. Participants sought ways to identify points of crisis and then to suggest precise research that would enable the philanthropic and policy communities to respond to crises that arise in the hemisphere in appropriate and effective ways.

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