August 08, 2012 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
As the major trade initiative of the Obama Administration, the Trans-Pacific Partnership will broaden trade in the Pacific and may create a template for future, global trade negotiations.
July 12, 2012 // 9:00am — 10:15am
Prosecutor General Montealegre, a former justice and president of Colombia’s Constitutional Court, discussed a broad range of issues.
July 11, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Violent crime in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala has reached unprecedented levels. It is frequently religious organizations that are on the front lines of efforts to reduce gang violence and get young people out of gangs.
June 05, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Presentation of ICEFI’s just released Central American fiscal policy report: “Central American Fiscal Policy in a Time of Crisis”
June 01, 2012 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
On Friday, June 1, The Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute convene a panel of experts to discuss regional relations in South America.
May 31, 2012 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
On Thursday, May 31st, the Latin American Program, Brazil Institute, and the World Bank Latin America and the Caribbean Region released a new report on green growth and energy.
May 30, 2012 // 8:45am — 12:45pm
On May 30, 2012, the Latin American Program had an event on citizen security in Venezuela.
May 15, 2012 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Half of the world’s seven billion people currently live in cities, one billion of them in informal settlements; the United Nations projects that the global urban population will expand to as many as five billion over the next two decades. As a result of failing rural economies, conflicts, material inequalities, gentrification, and other urban development programs, people are moving into, out of, and through cities in search of profit, protection, and passage elsewhere.
May 11, 2012 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Ambassador Carlos Pascual discussed regional development of renewable energies in the context of U.S. global energy policy. Duncan Wood then launched a series of new reports entitled, "RE-Energizing the Border: Renewable Energy, Green Jobs and Border Infrastructure."
May 01, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:30am
Efforts to strengthen the rule of law and reform judicial systems have been underway in Latin America for well over 25 years. What has been learned so far? What are opportunities and obstacles to produce change?