Trade and Development Events

Central America and the Dominican Republic: Evaluating the First Years of Implementation of the DR-CAFTA

April 22, 2010 // 10:00am4:15pm
Latin American Program
Experts examine the evolution of the DR-CAFTA agreement and how it has transformed the economic, political, and social environment in the region.
Webcast

Building a Smarter Grid: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States and Canada

March 18, 2010 // 9:00am1:45pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Global Energy Initiative hosted a forum that discussed U.S. and Canadian efforts to transition to a more modern and efficient electric grid. Two panels explored sub-federal and federal initiatives in both Canada and the United States.

Ricardo Lagos, Former President of Chile

March 09, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Latin American Program
Former President Lagos commented on Latin American views of the United States and Obama administration policy and on the need for global cooperation and dialogue to solve issues such as climate change.

A New Economic Relationship Between the United States and the Caribbean

March 04, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
To examine the issues at stake and evaluate the policy alternatives, the Latin American Program held a roundtable on March 4, 2010, in conjunction with the Institute of Caribbean Studies.
Webcast

Foreign Policy Challenges in 2010: The Islamic Crescent

January 29, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
Experts on U.S. policy in Iran, Pakistan, the Arab-Israeli conflict and U.S. national security discuss current and future U.S. policy in the region.
Webcast

Obama Administration Relations With South America: A Conversation With Five U.S. Ambassadors

January 22, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
Latin American Program
The five ambassadors to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay engaged in a discussion of Latin American domestic politics, foreign policy, and U.S. relations.
Webcast

Foreign Policy Challenges in 2010: The Developing World

January 15, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
In the first session of a two part series, Wilson Center experts discuss policy challenges surrounding the developing world, including migration, development policy, climate change, and conflict resolution.
Webcast

Regional Integration in the Americas: The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis

November 23, 2009 // 8:15am4:00pm
Latin American Program
The Latin American Program joined with the Mercosur Economic Research Network and the Canada Institute to convene a conference on the impact of the global economic crisis on regional integration plans in the Americas.
Webcast

Buy American: Creating or Costing U.S. Jobs?

November 17, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute hosted a program that explored the effectiveness of the controversial Buy American provision included in the Obama administration's stimulus package.
Webcast

Engaging Cuba: Policy Options for the United States, Europe, and the Western Hemisphere

November 16, 2009 // 8:15am11:30am
Latin American Program
A meeting was held to discuss the divergent perspectives within the international community over how best to engage Cuba.

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