Events

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.

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.

"Regional Security in the Andes"

November 18, 2008 // 8:00am4:00pm
Webcast

"Bolivian Politics: Past and Present"

November 07, 2008 // 7:30am9:30am
John Crabtree, Research Associate, Centre for Latin American Studies, Oxford UniversityLaurence Whitehead, Official Fellow Politics, Nuffield College, Oxford UniversityGeorge Gray Molina, Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellow, Oxford University
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Central America's Economic Dilemma: Food, Energy, and the Impact of the U.S. Crisis

October 28, 2008 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Pablo Rodas Martini, Chief Economist, Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE)Gregory Watson, Multilateral Investment Fund, IADBYolanda de Gavidia, Former Minister of the Economy, El SalvadorJorge Máttar, Adjunct Director, ECLAC Sub-Regional Secretariat, Mexico CityHumberto López, Lead Economist, Central America, World BankPatricia Vásquez, Energy IntelligenceJorge Asturias, Regional Director for Central America, Organización Latinoamericana de Energía (OLADE)
Webcast

Truth and Reconciliation in Colombia: The Work of the National Reconciliation Commission

October 15, 2008 // 8:30am10:00am
Gonzalo Sánchez, Director, Memoria Histórica, Álvaro Camacho, Research Coordinator, Trujillo Report

The Dictator's Shadow: Life Under Augusto Pinochet

September 12, 2008 // 8:30am10:00am
We are expecting an exceptionally lively and informative discussion, led by Ambassador Muñoz, currently Chile's representative to the United Nations, and OAS Secretary-General José Miguel Insulza. The book is a both a personal and historical account of the overthrow of Salvador Allende and the rule of Augusto Pinochet, and of what these events meant for the citizens of Chile, written by active opponent of the dictator, who—with the return of democracy—has served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister Secretary-General of Government.

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