Events

Corrupt Circles: A History of Unbound Graft in Peru

March 19, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Washington area's anti-corruption and Latin America specialists gathered to connect contemporary issues of corruption in Latin America and the world with the historical record of corruption, particularly in Peru.
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International Efforts to Combat Organized Crime

March 13, 2009 // 9:00am10:45am
Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Luis Astorga, Researcher, Institute for Social Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Aldo Civico, Director, Center for International Conflict Resolution, Columbia University; Douglas Farah Senior Fellow, International Assessment and Strategy Center; Vanda Felbab-Brown, Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution; Eric Olson, Senior Adviser, Security Initiative, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Transnational Integration Regimes as Development Programs

March 04, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Gerald A. McDermott, Associate Professor, Sonoco International Business Department, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina

Offsite event: A Discussion with Frank Pearl, Colombia's High Counselor for Social and Economic Reintegration

February 25, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.
Webcast

V Symposium on International Trade

February 20, 2009 // 7:30am11:30am
Minister Carlos Henrique M. Abreu e Silva, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Aluisio de Lima-Campos, Chairman, ABCI Institute; Lytha Spíndola, Executive Secretary, Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX);Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;William R. Cline, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;Otaviano Canuto, Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank; Counselor Pompeu Andreucci Neto, Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C.; Andrew W. Shoyer, Sidley Austin LLP; J. Nicole Bivens Collinson, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.; John R. Magnus, Miller & Chevalier; Brad Figel,Global Director of Government Relations, Nike Inc.; Gregory Harrington, Arnold & Porter LLP; and Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program

Offsite event: Regional and Public Security Challenges in Central America

February 12, 2009 // 8:00am12:00pm
The conference featured leading experts on topics such as Plan Merida, public security, crime and violence in Central America.
Webcast

Elections and Democracy in El Salvador and Nicaragua

February 09, 2009 // 2:00pm4:30pm
A panel of experts from both countries analyzed electoral trends and results and their implications for the future of democratic governance in the region.
Webcast

The Global Financial Crisis: Implications for Latin America

February 05, 2009 // 1:00pm4:30pm
*** Please view our live webcast.*** Pamela Cox, regional vice president for the Latin American and Caribbean Region, The World Bank; Rebeca Grynspan, director, Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Program; Arturo Porzecanski, distinguished economist-in residence, American University; Jorge I. Domínguez, Antonio Madero professor of Mexican and Latin American politics and economics, Harvard University; Robert A. King, acting senior director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council; Cynthia Arnson, director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Merilee Grindle, director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; Eric Farnsworth, vice president, Council of the Americas/Americas Society.

Forum Brasil Luncheon with Ambassador Antonio Aguiar Patriota

February 05, 2009 // 11:30am1:00pm
This event is organized by the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and will be held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Antonio Aguiar Patriota , Brazil's Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Education in Brazil: Success Stories from Pernambuco and São Paulo

February 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Norman Gall, executive director, Fernand Braudel Institute; Patricia Mota Guedes, Coordinator of Education Projects, Fernand Braudel Institute

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