Events

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Elections in Latin America

January 30, 2014 // 9:00am12:30pm
A review of 2013 and looking forward to the 2014 elections in Latin America.

Roundtable Discussion with Marta Lagos

January 28, 2014 // 5:30pm7:00pm
A discussion with Director of Latinobarómetro, Marta Lagos, about the 2013 report.
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Globalization and America's Trade Agreements

January 08, 2014 // 4:00pm5:30pm
While the United States has benefited tremendously from trade agreements in the past, a number of political and structural challenges raise the question of whether trade will remain a key driving force for growth. Join Wilson Center senior scholar and former assistant U.S. trade representative William Krist as he discusses the TPP and the TTIP.
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Colombia’s Peace Process: Advances, Obstacles, and the Upcoming Electoral Season

December 06, 2013 // 9:00am11:00am
A discussion about the progress of the peace process in Colombia.
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Breaking the Taboo

November 20, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Screening of a film that takes a critical look at the “War on Drugs” and participate in the discussion to follow with two experts in the field of drug policy.
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The Honduran Presidential Election

November 15, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
A discussion about what is at stake for Honduras, the Central American region, and the United States, in these elections.
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What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Criminal Networks? Case Studies from the Americas

October 30, 2013 // 8:55am12:30pm
Across the Americas, governments on occasion have negotiated – often unofficially – with various kinds of criminal organizations in an effort to reduce violence and improve citizen security. In this event, regional experts examined these efforts in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States.

Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

October 24, 2013 // 9:00am11:00am
"Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will" is a path-breaking study by Professor Alison Brysk in which she analyzes how human rights rhetoric works, and how to make it work better.

Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

October 23, 2013 // 3:30pm5:00pm
During the final fifteen years of the Cold War, southern Africa underwent a period of upheaval, with dramatic twists and turns in relations between the superpowers. Americans, Cubans, Soviets, and Africans fought over the future of Angola, where tens of thousands of Cuban soldiers were stationed, and over the decolonization of Namibia, Africa's last colony. Beyond lay the great prize: South Africa.

México y la Reforma Fiscal

October 15, 2013 // 9:00am2:30pm
The Latin American Program collaborated with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean to host this conference about tax reform in Mexico.

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