Analysis

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Mobilizing Youth for Democracy and Human Rights

In commemoration of Human Rights Day, the Inter-American Dialogue, together with the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Embassy of Liechtenstein to the United States, spoke with Latin American youth leaders from Ecuador, Colombia, El Salvador, and Cuba, about civic and political participation amid democratic setbacks.

Daniel Caballero, Patrick Springer

Event Summaries ˙

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La agenda ambiental y climática en Colombia: autoridades locales hablan

Colombia ha sido ejemplar en la apuesta por una transformación económica verde. Para reconocer sus esfuerzos y escuchar más sobre los retos y logros de la agenda ambiental local en Colombia, el Diálogo Interamericano reunió a cinco figuras locales para discutir sus planes y ambiciones.  

Michael Kerns

Event Summaries ˙

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China-Colombia Relations are Growing, if Slowly

Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s visit to Beijing in October amounted to a notable — if quite small — step forward for China and Colombia.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ US Institute of Peace

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Panelists Discuss the Oil Peak, the IRA and CHIPS, and Decarbonization Strategies

The Seventh Annual Latin America Energy Conference convened experts to explore how tools like energy diplomacy, strategic investments, regulation, technology, and information could square these countries’ urgent need to decarbonize with their continued extraction of fossil fuel resources.

Michael Kerns

Event Summaries ˙

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Why Washington Still Needs Colombia

As US Influence in Latin America Declines, Biden Should Shore Up a Waning Partnership.

Michael Shifter, Andrea Colombo,

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

Antonia Urrejola

Fellow in the News: Antonia Urrejola

Non-resident senior fellow, Antonia Urrejola, has been appointed by the UN as an expert on the peace agreement in Colombia. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights made the appointment following a request from that organization to designate an international expert tasked with identifying and verifying obstacles to the implementation of the 2016 Peace Agreement. 

Antonia Urrejola

Fellow in the News ˙ ˙ Voz de America

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Replicar el discurso de Bukele, ¿a qué costo?

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, la directora del Programa sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, participó en el podcast Voz Pública, donde conversó sobre la desinformación, el régimen de excepción del gobierno de Bukele en El Salvador y su impacto en otros países de la región, incluyendo Colombia, Guatemala y Honduras.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Spotify

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A Roadmap to Unlock New Climate Finance in LAC

To explore the innovative tools key to materializing these financial flows, Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Unlocking Climate Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean” on May 8, 2023. 

MK Vereen

Event Summaries ˙

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Social Governance of Critical Minerals in LAC

To explore the social and human rights implications of critical minerals mining, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Critical Minerals in LAC: the ‘S’ in ESG” on April 11, 2023.

MK Vereen

Event Summaries ˙

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India’s Approach to Engagement with the Latin American Region

Margaret Myers and Steven Holmes discuss developing trends in the India-LAC dynamic, including India’s appetite for crafting a regional foreign policy for Latin America and potential increased commercial competition with China in the region.

Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes, Mahendra Gaur

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy Research Centre, New Delhi

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Does Colombia’s Health System Need an Overhaul?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s proposed health care reforms, and why they are so controversial.

Maria Velez de Berliner, Javier Guzman, Alessandra Durstine, Anwar Rodríguez Chehade, Carolina Batista

Latin America Advisor ˙

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A ‘Globo Chino’ Floats Over Latin America

Margaret Myers, director of the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, contrasts the reactions in the United States and Latin America to the Chinese balloon controversy.

Margaret Myers, Liying Meng

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The Weekly Asado

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Why Are Rights Activists Being Targeted in Colombia?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the the escalation of human rights activists and social leaders in Colombia.

Elizabeth Dickinson, Juan F. Vargas, Julia Zulver, Kiran Stallone, Gwen Burnyeat, Jamie Hagen

Latin America Advisor ˙