Latin America Events

Mexico: After the Election

September 27, 2006 // 6:30pm8:00pm
Mexico Institute
The Mexico Institute and the World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth will host speakers Ambassador Jim Jones, Ambassador Andrés Rozental, John Authors, Roberto Newell and Roger Wallace in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas.

Brazilian Perspectives of the United States

September 18, 2006 // 10:00am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
This event marks the official launching of the American Studies Project, an initiative by the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, with the support of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, aimed at strengthening and deepening the field of American Studies in Brazil.
Webcast

Brazil's 2006 Presidential Elections

September 15, 2006 // 12:30pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
Video of this event is now available. On October 1, Brazilians head to the polls for their presidential election. Public surveys predict President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva winning reelection by a large margin. This two-part seminar will evaluate Lula's term in office and analyze contemporary developments to explain what this means for Brazil, its relations with the United States, and how this fits into the rise of the "New Left" in Latin America.

Whither Mexican Democracy? An Analysis of the 2006 Elections and the Way Forward

September 15, 2006 // 9:30am11:00am
Mexico Institute
The Mexico Institute, the Congressional Study Group on Mexico, and the Heinrich Boell Foundation will hold a roundtable discussion with Peter Ward, Professor at the University of Texas and C.B. Smith Centennial Chair in U.S.-Mexico Relations and Denise Dresser, Professor at ITAM and Columnist for Reforma Newspaper and Proceso Magazine to discuss the future of Mexican democracy.

Mexico's Oportunidades: The Challenges of Self-Selection for Targeted Poverty Programs

August 18, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Mexico Institute
With César Martinelli, Professor of Economics, ITAM, Mexico City and Woodrow Wilson Center/Comexi Public Policy Scholar and Susan W. Parker, Professor of Economics, CIDE, Mexico City
Webcast

Environmental Vulnerability in Haiti

August 02, 2006 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss Findings and Recommendations with USAID's Technical Assessment Team

Higher Education in Brazil: Responding to the Global Challenges of the 21st Century

July 24, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Brazil Institute
With Elizabeth Balbachevsky, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidade de São Paulo. Commentary by William K. Cummings, Professor of International Education, George Washington University

Unsilencing the Victims

July 10, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Latin American Program
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.

Roundtable on Mexico's 2006 Election Results

July 07, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
Mexico Institute
Speakers included Roderic Ai Camp, Claremont McKenna College; Alberto Aziz Nassif, CIESAS-Mexico City; Yemile Mizrahi, Casals and Associates and Jonathan Fox, University of California, Santa Cruz & Woodrow Wilson Center.Andrew Selee, Director of the Mexico Institute, moderated.

The 2006 Mexican Elections: Perspectives from Washington and Los Angeles

June 16, 2006 // 9:30am12:00am
Mexico Institute
El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, the Mexico Institute, and the Mexican Society of Electoral Studies will be holding a seminar in Tijuana, Mexico with Andrew Selee, Director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center and David Ayon, Senior Research Associate and Project Director of Focus Mexico at Loyola Marymount University

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