On Tuesday, May 6th, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), hosted an event with Therese Turner Jones, Heather Sutton, Stacey Plaskett, and Richard Aborn. This event was the launch of the IDB’s new publication Restoring Paradise in the Caribbean: Combatting Violence with Numbers. The speakers focused on crime and violence, the region’s greatest challenge.
On January 30, the Inter-American Dialogue and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hosted an event to discuss the findings of a recently published book, Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean (November 2017). This event was moderated by Manuel Orozco with panelists Joyce Wong, Sebastian Acevedo and Daniel P. Erikson. The panel discussed the roles that structural transformation, natural disasters, and fiscal policy have on unleashing future growth in the region.
On May 24, Dialogue member Mia Amor Mottley was elected as Prime Minister of Barbados after the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won the general election.
Electric mobility is gaining ground globally as technology costs fall, awareness is improved, and policies are increasingly aligned with environmental goals. Caribbean nations are well positioned to reap the benefits of electric mobility, concluded panelists at an event hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue and New Energy Events, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank and the Organization of American States.
Caribbean islands are in many ways ideal markets for electric vehicles, and several Caribbean jurisdictions have made significant advances in promoting electric mobility. Examining five case studies—Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic—this report identifies the key challenges and recommends actions that Caribbean governments and other stakeholders can take to stimulate EV adoption.
La pandemia de Covid-19 como oportunidad para repensar las migraciones en América Latina y el Caribe
El 29 de julio, el World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid tuvo una sesión virtual para discutir el tema la “Movilidad en tiempos de crisis: La pandemia del Covid-19 como oportunidad para repensar las migraciones en América Latina”. Manuel Orozco, el director del Programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, moderó la conversación y Laura Chinchilla, co-presidenta de la Junta Directiva del Diálogo, fue panelista.
Mia Amor Mottley, prime minister of Barbados, has been nominated to serve as Development Committee Chair for the joint committee of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, received the 2021 Champion of the Earth award for Policy Leadership by the United Nations Environment Programme, the UN’s highest environmental honor.
Mia Amor Mottley was sworn in for her second term as Prime Minister of Barbados in the nation’s first general election since it became a republic last year. Preliminary results show that her governing party won in a landslide victory, winning every seat in the national legislature.
Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, has been named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022.
Industry experts, government officials, and corporate representatives convened virtually to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and changes in Latin America’s energy sector at the Sixth Annual Latin America Energy Conference.
On March 31, Foreign Policy cited the newly-released Inter-American Dialogue’s and Boston University Global Development Policy Center report on 2022 Chinese finance to LAC.