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The Lithium Triangle: To Be or Not to Be Successful

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May. 2, 2024
11:00am – 12:00pm ET


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In a new report, The Lithium Triangle: To Be or Not to Be Successful, the Wilson Center’s Latin America Program examines the region’s lithium industry, its role in regional economic development, and its importance to the global energy transition.

This flagship report, the second in a series from the Lithium Triangle Initiative, examines China’s increasing presence in Argentina’s lithium industry and its distinctive investment strategies; Chile’s potential for expanding its lithium production as well as the challenges posed by institutional, political, environmental, and social considerations; and the diverse factors that have so far prevented Bolivia from developing its vast lithium resources.

Please join us on Thursday, May 2, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EST), for a virtual conversation with the report’s authors and the editor of our flagship report on Latin America’s lithium sector. This event is part of our Latin America Energy Transition Initiative.

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Juliana González Jáuregui

Coordinator, China Studies Department, Flacso Argentina
Diego Von Vacano

Diego von Vacano

Professor, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Department of Political Science, Texas A&M University
Ricardo Becker Toro

Ricardo Becker Toro

Former Chief Advisor, Mining Ministry, Chile

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Latin America Program

The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin America Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more

Environmental Change and Security Program

The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental change, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy.  Read more

China Environment Forum

Since 1997, the China Environment Forum's mission has been to forge US-China cooperation on energy, environment, and sustainable development challenges. We play a unique nonpartisan role in creating multi-stakeholder dialogues around these issues.  Read more

Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition

The Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition works to shape conversations and inspire meaningful action to strengthen technology, trade, infrastructure, and energy as part of American economic and global leadership that benefits the nation and the world.  Read more

Argentina Project

The Argentina Project is the premier institution for policy-relevant research on politics and economics in Argentina.   Read more

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