Latin America Events

Participatory Governance: Strengthening Democracy in Brazil

April 11, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Brazil Institute
Leonardo Avritzer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, and author of Democracy and the Public Space in Latin America; Commentator, Andrew Selee, Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

Social and Cultural Dynamics of the U.S.-Mexico Border with José Manuel Valenzuela Arce

April 07, 2006 // 9:30am11:00am
Mexico Institute
This presentation was co-hosted by the Cultural Institute of Mexico as part of its exhibition: "Tijuana: Strange New World"

The April 9 Presidential Election in Peru

April 05, 2006 // 8:30am10:00am
Latin American Program
with Carlos Basombrío, Capital Humano y Social, S.A., and Peru 21 and Professor Julio Carrión, University of Delaware

Comparative Peace Processes in Latin America

April 03, 2006 // 8:00am5:00am
Latin American Program

Institutions and Political Actors in Mexico's 2006 Elections

March 31, 2006 // 8:00am3:00pm
Mexico Institute

Colombia's Peace Processes: Multiple Negotiations, Multiple Actors

March 27, 2006 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Latin American Program
Jaime Bermúdez, Office of the Presidency, Republic of Colombia;Alfredo Rangel Suárez, President, Fundación Seguridad y Democracia;León Valencia, Columnist, El Tiempo;Padre Darío Echeverri, Comisión de Conciliación Nacional and Conferencia Episcopal de Colombia; David Henifin, Deputy Director for Andean Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Green Revolution in Cuba

March 17, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At a screening of the unfinished documentary, The Green Revolution in Cuba, David Suzuki discusses the “true green revolution” that took place in Cuba, as well as the energy efficiency of consuming local food.

Biotechnology Innovations in a Developing Country: Brazilian Research and Development to Help the World's Poor

March 13, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil Institute
Brazil has made tremendous advances in the field of biotechnology despite its status as a developing country. It has taken advantage of its public-sector infrastructure and low-cost production to invest in health research and development, creating and patenting new vaccines, technologies, and health services to combat diseases that primarily affect the poor.
Webcast

Second International Trade Symposium

February 24, 2006 // 8:00am5:00pm
Brazil Institute
Video of this event is now available. Panels include: Agriculture, NAMA and the Future of the Doha Round • Disputes and Dispute Settlement in the WTO: Evolution and Perspectives • Antidumping Practice and Rules Negotiations • Bilateral Relations between the U.S. and Brazil

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