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Smart Take: A Look at the Summit of the Americas

June 10, 2022

Benjamin N. Gedan, Acting Director of the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center, talks about this week's Summit of the Americas: migration challenges, the role Latin America can play in the energy transition, and why the Summit was a success.


Benjamin Gedan

Benjamin Gedan

Director, Latin America Program // Director, Argentina Project
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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