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Falling Oil Prices: Changing Implications for Global Producers

February 04, 2015 // 1:30pm4:15pm
On Wednesday, February 4, the Wilson Center will host a conference to discuss the effects of the falling price of oil around the world. Panelists from the regions themselves will discuss the economic and political repercussions of depressed oil prices for regions including Russia, Colombia and Latin America, Canada and North America, Iran and the Gulf States, and Nigeria and other African countries.
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Innovations in Citizen Security in Ecuador

January 30, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
An discussion of citizen security developments in Ecuador, featuring the country's Minister of the Interior.
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Inequality in a Lower Growth Latin America

January 26, 2015 // 12:00pm2:00pm
The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and the World Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region are pleased to invite you a discussion of trends in inequality in the region and what lower rates of growth portend for both inequality and the oft-vaunted growth of the middle class.

Book Launch: The Resilience of the Latin American Right

January 21, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
A launch of the book "The Resilience of the Latin American Right," edited by Juan Pablo Luna and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

The U.S. and Cuba: The Way Forward

December 19, 2014 // 10:00am11:00am
This teleconference call will discuss the impact on the politics and economy of Cuba and the regime’s motivation and strategy going forward. What are the benefits and risks of this policy shift? What is the relationship, if any, between economic incentives and a broader political opening? Why is the Cuban government interested in better relations with the United States? Join us BY PHONE as three U.S.-Cuba experts discuss what these policy changes will mean concretely for Cubans on the island.
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Central America’s Security Challenges: Has U.S. Assistance Helped or Hindered? How Can it Improve?

December 11, 2014 // 9:00am12:00pm
Join us for a discussion about the Central America Regional Security Initiative and future directions for U.S. security assistance in the Northern Triangle with panels of experts and policymakers
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Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

December 02, 2014 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Launch of the Latin America and the Caribbean regional report of the World Bank ’s global “Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.”
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Update on Venezuela’s Political Climate

November 20, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
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Impact of Low Oil Prices: Petro Power or Petro Poverty?

October 31, 2014 // 10:00am11:30am
As oil prices drop, The Wilson Center is focusing on the political and economic implications of lower petroleum prices, as long as they continue, in a number of key countries. Leading experts will speak to what the future could hold for Russia, Iraq, Nigeria, and Venezuela with an added perspective on Saudi pricing power.
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Are Crime and Violence Prevention Programs Working in Central America?

October 30, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
Guest speakers discuss the effectiveness of U.S. funded citizen security programs in Central America.

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