Events

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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.

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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Hemispheric Drug Policy: Is it Time for Reform?

June 27, 2013 // 3:00pm4:30pm
A discussion about the outcomes of the OAS-led discussion on drug policy, the perspective of the U.S. government, and the future of drug policy reform in the hemisphere.
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The Other Side of the Story: Explaining Low Rates of Crime and Violence in Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Uruguay

June 26, 2013 // 9:00am12:00pm
Why are some Latin American countries facing much more moderate levels of crime and violence than their neighbors? A group of experts from across the region analyze the security situation in the diverse countries of Chile, Uruguay, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.
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Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century

June 20, 2013 // 8:45am1:00pm
About the current state and future directions of the Asia-Latin America relations.

World No Tobacco Day 2013

May 30, 2013 // 11:00am12:30pm
Human and Economic Impact of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in the Developing World Tobacco Control Policies in Uruguay High-Level Conference Featuring Dr. Tabaré Vázquez.
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Latin America’s Global Insertion

May 29, 2013 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Countries in Latin America are revising their patterns of international insertion and new patterns of economic and political integration are emerging.

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