Events

China and Latin America: Seeking a Path to Sustainable Development

April 16, 2015 // 10:00am12:00pm
The rise of China has been a boon to the economies of Latin America for more than a decade with Chinese investment being particularly active in the energy and mining sectors.

Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America

April 13, 2015 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America, the first systematic analysis of these conflicts among US allies, argues that bureaucratic interests, rather than international mistrust or diplomatic missteps, fueled protracted rivalry among allies. Author Christopher Darnton discusses four critical conflict-resolution initiatives between Argentina and Brazil from 1949 to 1980, based on research in both countries’ foreign ministry archives.
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Islands as Champions of Resilience

March 25, 2015 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Island communities are often reported in policy documents, academic papers, and the media as being “most vulnerable” to climate change and disasters. But how accurate is that assumption? Join three climate change experts for a discussion on reframing island states from victims of climate change to champions of resilience.
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China's Foreign Policy in a New Era of Sino-Latin American Relations

March 24, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, and China Environment Forum, in collaboration with the Institute of the Americas, are pleased to invite you to a seminar exploring China’s evolving political engagement with Latin America.
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Colombia's Economic Prospects

March 19, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Presentation of "Economic Survey of Colombia", a publication by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Can the U.S. Have Normal Diplomatic Relations with Cuba?

March 02, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
Join us BY PHONE as three experts in the U.S. and Cuba discuss the results of these crucial talks and what might be done to put relations on a better path.
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How Marijuana Regulation is Affecting Public Attitudes in Uruguay and Elsewhere

February 24, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
A discussion with three leading researchers from the Latin America Marijuana Research Initiative (LAMRI) who have just completed extensive field work and surveys about marijuana regulation in Uruguay.
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Latin America's Electoral Cycle 2014-15

February 10, 2015 // 1:00pm5:30pm
This event will feature experts on recent and upcoming elections across Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Falling Oil Prices: Changing Implications for Global Producers

February 04, 2015 // 1:30pm4:15pm
As the price of oil continues to fall, the Wilson Center convened an expert global panel, assembled from Russia, Colombia, Canada, Iran, and Nigeria, to discuss the economic and political repercussions of depressed energy prices, as well as the effects of the lower prices on competitiveness and investment.
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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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