Latin America Events

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Climate Change Adaptation and Population Dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for Policy Makers

July 28, 2015 // 9:00am4:00pm
Latin American Program
On July 28, we bring to Washington top experts and policymakers from seminars in Colombia, Barbados, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Peru, to further broaden the dialogue about climate adaptation and population dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean; and to encourage the development of new policy and programmatic tools that help countries of the region meet the financial, organizational, and political challenges that climate change presents.

The Escape of El Chapo Guzmán and the Struggle Against Organized Crime

July 22, 2015 // 9:30am10:30am
Mexico Institute
The Mexico Institute is delighted to present a dial-in event in which expert analysts will offer their take on the broader implications of El Chapo's escape on the future of Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico security relationship

CANCELLED: Seeking New Solutions: Alternative Approaches to Preventing Crime and Violence in Mexico

July 16, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute
This event has been cancelled.
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Inequality in Mexico

July 07, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Mexico Institute
Oxfam Mexico recently issued a study on Mexico's inequality and its policy implications, and the study's findings will be presented and discussed at this forum on July 7, 9-11am.
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NAFTA and the Strengthening of the Mexican Economy

June 29, 2015 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Mexico Institute
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to an event on NAFTA and the Mexican economy. Jaime Serra Puche will present his book NAFTA and the Building of a Region. An Essay from the Mexican Perspective and Lucy Conger will present her paper on Mexican competitiveness, with commentary by Amb. Carla A. Hills.
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Advancing Justice Sector Reform in Mexico

June 26, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
Mexico Institute
Together with the University of San Diego's Justice in Mexico program, the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will host a panel discussion to examine current efforts to implement the new criminal justice reforms.
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Citizen Security from the Ground-Up: Improving Practice at the Local Level

June 23, 2015 // 9:30am11:30am
Latin American Program
Citizen security practitioners from Antioquia, Colombia; Salta, Argentina; and Santiago, Chile will discuss the strategies they have employed, as well as the successes and ongoing challenges they face.
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Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border

June 17, 2015 // 8:30am4:15pm
Mexico Institute
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, Border Trade Alliance, and the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos invite you to our second annual high-level "Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border" conference this year, focusing on improving border management in order to strengthen the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico.
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Youth Repatriation in Guatemala: The Realities of Returning Home

June 16, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Latin American Program
This event features two of the authors of a new paper published by the Latin American Program on the repatriation of Guatemalan migrants. The paper is based on fieldwork conducted in Guatemala in March by four George Washington University graduate students.
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Transparency, Governance, and Foreign Policy: Meeting the Challenge in the Americas

June 09, 2015 // 1:30pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
Throughout much of Latin America, the "golden years" of economic growth during the last decade's commodity boom have given way to economic decline or stagnation. At the same time, a mobilized citizenry is demanding better government performance. These two factors have focused unprecedented attention on rule of law deficits and official corruption. Meanwhile, relations among countries of the hemisphere have grown more complex. As much as the region has welcomed the normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations, the options for international insertion now extend far beyond the Western Hemisphere.

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