Latin America News

"Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" conference report available

Jul 27, 2004
As part of its ongoing effort to promote public discussion of key elements in the debate over security, sovereignity, and security, the Latin American Program organized the conference "Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" to study the current role of human rights in the international system, and the use of human rights as a foreign policy strategy. This publication is the report from this conference.Download a .pdf of the publication.

New e-Update Series is Launched

Jul 26, 2004
The Electronic Update on the Americas series, a new initiative launched by the Latin American Program, provides easier access to timely information about issues related to Latin America. The new e-Update bulletins will be available to a wider audience, will be disseminated more quickly, and will be accessible in the future via the Latin American Program website. View our first bulletin in our Publications section.

Brazil's Ambassador Discusses Nonproliferation

Jun 01, 2004
Ambassador Abdenur discussed this important issue at one session of the Division of International Studies ongoing nonproliferation series. This meeting was jointly sponsored with the Brazil Project and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

New Book: Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America

May 24, 2004
Latin American Program staff members Joseph S. Tulchin and Andrew D. Selee, along with Philip Oxhorn, present a new book that studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. For more information, see our Latin American Program Books page.

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