Events

Webcast

"As Full Rehabilitation as is Possible": Do Torture Survivors Have a Right to Care?

June 23, 2011 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Together with the Center for Victims of Torture we welcome Dr. Elizabeth Lira, recipient of CVT's 2011 Eclipse Award, to discuss the sense of responsibility toward victims of torture.
Webcast

Latin America's Development and Social Agenda

June 15, 2011 // 4:00pm6:00pm
On the occasion of the first meeting of the Latin American Program Advisory Board, Wendy Luers leads former Uruguayan President Dr. Tabaré Vázquez and other distinguished Board members in a discussion on the region.

A Discussion with Colombian Foreign Minister María Angela Holguín

June 01, 2011 // 8:30am10:00am
Under the Santos administration, Colombia has pursued a new set of foreign policy priorities and is seeking to play a more active role in regional and international affairs. Minister Holguín discussed Colombia's changing political and economic relations with its closest neighbors and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Webcast

Taxation and Equality in Latin America

May 24, 2011 // 8:45am1:00pm
This conference represents the beginning of an effort to help foster public debate and brainstorm concrete ways to mitigate the adverse effects of indirect taxation on the poor and reverse the high rates of tax evasion among the wealthy.
Webcast

Previewing the OAS General Assembly: Citizen Security in the Americas

May 16, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
Public security officials from throughout the hemisphere will preview issues to be discussed at the General Assembly.
Webcast

The Quality of Democracy in Latin America

May 11, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
In the book The Quality of Democracy, co-editors Daniel Levine and José E. Molina provide an analysis of democratic systems and propose a theoretical foundation for the understanding of Latin American democracies.
Webcast

Policing Democracy: Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security Reform in Latin America

May 02, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
In his new book, Mark Ungar reviews the full spectrum of areas needing change: criminal law, policing, investigation, trial practice, and incarceration.
Webcast

A Conversation with H.E. Ricardo Martinelli, President of Panama

April 29, 2011 // 1:00pm2:00pm
President Martinelli discusses US-Panama relations, overall economic conditions, and democratic stability.
Webcast

Peru's Elections: A Report From the Field

April 22, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
The first round of Peru's highly contested presidential election on April 10, 2011 has lead to a run-off between Ollanata Humala and Keiko Fujimori. Three distinguished guests discuss the meaning of the first round results.
Webcast

Crime and Violence in Central America

April 07, 2011 // 9:00am12:00pm
Participants from the World Bank present the findings of the Bank's new landmark report Crime and Violence in Central America, followed by comments by distinguished practitioners and researchers from the region.

Pages

Experts & Staff