Events

Higher Education in Brazil: Responding to the Global Challenges of the 21st Century

July 24, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
With Elizabeth Balbachevsky, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidade de São Paulo. Commentary by William K. Cummings, Professor of International Education, George Washington University

Unsilencing the Victims

July 10, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Santiago Jaramillo, a lawyer with the Victims of the Armed Conflict Project in Medellín, Colombia, discusses the city government's efforts to respond to the needs and support the rights of the victims of the armed conflict.

Roundtable on Mexico's 2006 Election Results

July 07, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
Speakers included Roderic Ai Camp, Claremont McKenna College; Alberto Aziz Nassif, CIESAS-Mexico City; Yemile Mizrahi, Casals and Associates and Jonathan Fox, University of California, Santa Cruz & Woodrow Wilson Center.Andrew Selee, Director of the Mexico Institute, moderated.

Public Security, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law: Challenges for Mexico's Next President

June 09, 2006 // 8:30am11:00am
In this seminar hosted by the Washington Office on Latin America and the Mexico Institute, experts analyzed how Mexico's law enforcement and criminal justice systems contribute to crime and impunity, as well as provided recommendations for how Mexico's next president should address longstanding problems of police and prosecutorial corruption, abuse, and inefficiency in order to improve respect for human rights and the rule of law throughout the country.

Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations in Post-Conflict and Crisis Zones: The Challenges of Military and Civilian Cooperation

June 07, 2006 // 8:30am12:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a conference about the challenges of fostering effective cooperation between military and civilian actors in stabilization and reconstruction operations.

The 2006 Mexican Presidential Elections and the Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations

May 26, 2006 // 9:00am12:30pm
Speakers included Enrique Krauze, Letras Libres; Lorenzo Meyer, Colegio de Mexico; Jim Jones, Former Congressman and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico; Andres Rozental, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations and Javier Treviño, Vice President, Cemex

Brazil's President as Working Class Raposa (Fox): Understanding Lula the Politician

May 10, 2006 // 1:30pm3:00pm
With John D. French, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow and Associate Professor of History, Duke UniversityComment by: Margaret Keck, The Johns Hopkins University; Sérgio Dávila, Folha de São Paulo

The State of the Mexican Election: A Journalistic Perspective

May 09, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
This event is co-sponsored by the Americas Society and the Council of the Americas and will take place in New York City

The Future of the Andean Region

May 02, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With Marcelo Giugale, Director, Andean Region, The World Bank; andCarol Wise, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California

Urban Crime and Violence in Brazil: Combating Citizens' Sense of Insecurity

April 28, 2006 // 9:00am11:30am
Claudio Beato, Director, Center for Crime and Public Safety Studies, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil; Bernice Van Bronkhorst, Urban Social Specialist, Latin America and Caribbean Region, the World Bank; Luis Bitencourt, Professor, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Commentator, John D French, Associate Professor of History, Duke University

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