July 15, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Contemporary U.S. policies toward Cuba and the domestic and international factors shaping the possibilities for a new bilateral relationship were discussed.
July 15, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)
July 07, 2009 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
The story of the oil industry in Latin America in recent years has been one of both highs and lows. A panel of four experts was convened to evaluate the current climate for significant reform in the region.
June 30, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:00am
During a session chaired by Woodrow Wilson Center President and Director Lee H. Hamilton, Uribe discussed three pillars upon which he will inspire "the highest level of confidence" within Colombia and abroad.
June 26, 2009 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Event will be held in São Paulo, Brazil.Ambassador Sérgio Amaral, Director of the Center for American Studies at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP); Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica in São Paulo and Associate Director, Prospectiva Consultants; Carlos Américo Pacheco, Professor, Economics Institute of UNICAMP; Francisco Higa, Professor of Administration, FAAP
June 04, 2009 // 12:30pm — 3:00pm
A panel of Guatemalan and international experts evaluated the corruption, impunity, and public insecurity that was brought into sharp relief after the May 2009 murder of prominent Guatemalan lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg.
June 03, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Public policies governing natural-resource extraction in Latin America are often seen as illegitimate by communities. Panelists explore methods of resolving environmental disputes.
June 02, 2009 // 8:45am — 6:00pm
This conference celebrated the contributions of Margaret E. Crahan, Director of the Kozmetsky Center, to human rights scholarship and activism over many decades.
May 28, 2009 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Paul Gootenberg's new book, Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug, provided an opportunity to link contemporary issues and drug policies in the Unites States, Latin America, and the world with the historical record of cocaine in the Andes.
May 22, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
The speakers include: Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of India in Washington; Secretary Figueiredo de Souza, assistant of the IBSA Division of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations; Francis Kornegay, of the Institute for Global Dialogue (South Africa); Ummu Salma Bava of Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); Dr. Alcides Costa Vaz, from the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasilia; and , Dr. Sunil Khilnani, of the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.