February 15, 2007 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Genaro Arriagada, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar andformer Chilean Ambassador to the United States and Ramón Espinasa, former Chief Economist for PDVSA and consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Andean Development Corporation
January 09, 2007 // 1:00pm — 4:30pm
December 14, 2006 // 7:30am — 10:00am
With Margaret E. Crahan, CUNY; Ted Henken, CUNY; Hal Klepak, Royal Military College of Canada; William LeoGrande, American University; and Lisandro Pérez, Florida International University
November 28, 2006 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
with Carlos Fernando Chamorro, Editor, Confidencial; Arturo Cruz, Jr., INCAE Business School; Shelley McConnell, The Carter Center; Richard Feinberg, University of California at San Diego
November 20, 2006 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
With Marcos Aguinis, former Secretary of Culture, Argentina; novelist; and Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar
November 06, 2006 // 8:00am — 4:00pm
On November 6, 2006, the Latin American Program held the initial workshop of a three-year project on "The ‘New Left' and Democratic Governance in Latin America," a comparative project focusing on Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Uruguay, and Venezuela. A group of distinguished scholars and practitioners from the United States, Latin America, and Europe discussed core definitions of what constitutes "the left" in Latin America and how it differs from earlier periods. Workshop participants also considered whether or not the left has a distinct approach to social and economic policy as well as to issues of human rights, political participation, institutional design and development, and foreign policy.
November 01, 2006 // 7:30am — 9:00am
With Rubén I. Zamora, President of CAPAZ Foundation and UNDP consultant
October 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
A panel of experts looks at the nationalization of hydrocarbons in Bolivia, Venezuela's use of "oil diplomacy" in the hemisphere, the development of the Camisea natural gas pipeline in Peru, and increased concern over the security of U.S. energy supplies. All of these issues serve to underscore the intensely political aspects of energy relations in Latin America.
July 10, 2006 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Santiago Jaramillo, a lawyer with the Victims of the Armed Conflict Project in Medellín, Colombia, discusses the city government's efforts to respond to the needs and support the rights of the victims of the armed conflict.
May 02, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
With Marcelo Giugale, Director, Andean Region, The World Bank; andCarol Wise, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California