October 08, 2009 // 9:00am — 6:00pm
The Latin American Program hosted a distinguished group of Latin American, U.S., and European scholars to discuss the revival of populism in Latin America and its consequences for the future of democratic governance in the region.
September 21, 2009 // 7:30pm — 10:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution presents the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
September 14, 2009 // 8:45am — 5:00pm
This seminar on the political economy of Uruguay's international economic relations focused on Uruguay's policy choices in light of the global economic crisis and upcoming presidential elections, in one of Latin America's most stable democracies.
September 11, 2009 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
Alicia Barcena addressed the global financial crisis in Latin America, re-thinking the role of the state in development and new fiscal covenant.
July 21, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Economist Nora Lustig presented research done by the Wilson Center that examines trends in poverty reduction by left as well as non-left governments in Latin America.
July 20, 2009 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
***This event takes place at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council***Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy
July 15, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Contemporary U.S. policies toward Cuba and the domestic and international factors shaping the possibilities for a new bilateral relationship were discussed.
July 15, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)
July 07, 2009 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
The story of the oil industry in Latin America in recent years has been one of both highs and lows. A panel of four experts was convened to evaluate the current climate for significant reform in the region.
June 30, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:00am
During a session chaired by Woodrow Wilson Center President and Director Lee H. Hamilton, Uribe discussed three pillars upon which he will inspire "the highest level of confidence" within Colombia and abroad.