March 24, 2009 // 8:30am — 10:00am
The EU is now engaged in a process of normalizing relations with Havana. Much like the United States, it finds itself trying to strike a balance between sectors.
The Americas and the World: A New Study on Public Opinion in Latin America on Foreign Affairs Coordinated by CIDE
March 23, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
Cynthia J. Arnson, Woodrow Wilson Center; Guadalupe González, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Jorge Schiavon, CIDE; Robert Pastor, American University; Francisco Gonzalez, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS; Armand Peschard-Sverdrup, Peschard-Sverdrup and Associates, CSIS; José Miguel Insulza, Organization of American States; Ferrán Martínez I Coma, CIDE; Miguel Angel López, Universidad de Chile; Mauricio Cárdenas, Brookings Institution; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Andrew Selee, Woodrow Wilson Center
March 19, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
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.
March 13, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:45am
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
March 04, 2009 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
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 // 7:30am — 9:00am
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.
February 20, 2009 // 7:30am — 11:30am
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
February 12, 2009 // 8:00am — 12:00pm
The conference featured leading experts on topics such as Plan Merida, public security, crime and violence in Central America.
February 09, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:30pm
A panel of experts from both countries analyzed electoral trends and results and their implications for the future of democratic governance in the region.
February 05, 2009 // 1:00pm — 4:30pm
*** 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.