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.
May 14, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
A forum was held to discuss the implications of Mexico's projected decline in oil production and the emergence of Brazil as a potential major supplier of oil to North America.
May 12, 2009 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Three experts reflected on the current political situation in Ecuador and on relevant background in the newly-published The Ecuador Reader.
May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".
April 03, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
A panel reflected on the meaning of the V Summit of the Americas as a forum for addressing the hemisphere's most pressing problems.
March 27, 2009 // 8:30am — 12:30pm
A group of experts – former trade negotiators, analysts and scholars – discussed how Latin America's experience in negotiating and implement FTAs can inform a new U.S. trade policy.
March 24, 2009 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro Co-editor, Professor of Political Science, University of São Paulo, and former secretary of state for human rights for Brazil; and Jerry Dávila Author of Foreword, and Interim Director, Latin American Studies Program and Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte