Events

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Innovation Policies and Business Strategies in Brazil

June 27, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
Jorge Ávila, President, National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI); Jose Goldemberg, Professor, Univesidade de São Paulo; Rob Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Chris Hill, Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University; Ricardo Camargo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consulting; William Marandola, Executive Manager, Coinfar; Flavio Grynszpan, Consultant and former CEO, Motorola Brazil

Fighting Corruption in the Americas

June 25, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Transparency International chapters from four countries - Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela - will share their conclusions and recommendations, with a special focus on efforts to reduce corruption in public contracting and increase whistleblower protection. Their presentations will highlight the role of civil society in monitoring convention enforcement – a role facing increasing resistance in many countries.
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Conference – Immigrant Integration in the 21st Century: The Role of Immigrants in American Society

June 05, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Co-sponsored by the Merage Foundation for the American Dream and the Wilson Center's Comparative Urban Studies Project, the Divisison of United States Studies, and the Latin American Program.

Innovations in Urban Development: Lessons from Brazil

May 17, 2007 // 10:30am12:30pm
Teresa Caldeira, Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley; Marcia Leite Arieira,Senior Social Development Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank; Bryan McCann, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Strategic Scenarios and Interstate Relations in MERCOSUR

May 15, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
The seminar will address current interstate relations among MERCOSUR members with a focus on the nature of recent conflicts, the strategic scenario currently unfolding, and the progress or stagnation of MERCOSUR's integration process.

Strategies to Promote Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities

April 26, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars and the Inter-American Foundation are pleased to present a half-day conference to share perspectives, experiences, and lessons regarding the best ways to promote gender equity and increase development effectiveness

The 2007 Elections in Argentina: A Discussion of the Key Economic and Political Issues

April 23, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00am
Ricardo López Murphy, Founder, RECREAR Party and comments by Riordan Roett, Director, Western Hemisphere Studies, SAIS, The Johns Hopkins University

Media Breakfast Briefing: U.S.-Latin American Relations, in Anticipation of President Bush's Trip to the Region

March 06, 2007 // 7:30am8:45am
Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, and Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute, gave comments and fielded questions at this on-the-record media briefing to discuss U.S.-Latin American relations in advance of President Bush's March 8th-14th trip to Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico.
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Alternative Health Financing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

February 28, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
Pablo Gottret, Senior Health Economist, World Bank; Marty Makinen, Vice-President, International Health, Abt Associates; and Hugh Waters, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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