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Enablers of Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC

On June 28, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a webinar entitled “Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC – Prospects and Pathways”. This online event sought to explore public and private sector plans to develop the hydrogen industry in the region, specifically focusing on barriers to the production, use, and commercialization of low-carbon hydrogen as well as international and cross-sectoral cooperation strategies to accelerate the implementation of this technology.

Simón Ladino Cano, MK Vereen

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The State of Educational Connectivity in Latin America: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities

Committee for the Expansion of Connectivity of the Working Group on Technology and Innovation, convened by the Inter-American Dialogue, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank, presents their first report on the strategic challenges for the educational connectivity agenda in the region.

Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education

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Two members of the Mercosur trade bloc, Brazil and Argentina, recently announced a deal to

Is the Mercosur Trade Accord on Its Last Legs?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mercosur’s influence and survival in Latin America.

Allison Fedirka, Arturo Porzecanski, Thomas Andrew O’Keefe, Tatiana L. Palermo, Renata Vargas Amaral

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Professional Competency Frameworks for Early Childhood Teachers: An Exploratory Study of Five Latin American Countries

This study, prepared by Marcela Pardo and Felipe Godoy with the support of the Inter-American Dialogue and the LEGO Foundation, provides the results of an exploratory study of Latin American countries that have made significant advances in the development of competency frameworks for early childhood teachers.

Marcela Pardo, Felipe Godoy

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Mercosur’s Divisions Are Pushing It to a Breaking Point

Relations between the four members of South America’s Mercosur trade bloc—Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay—are at their worst since the group’s establishment three decades ago. If the bloc is not up to the task of adapting to the 21st century, it may be time to set its members free to pursue their own trade and development goals.

Bruno Binetti

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The Mercosur flag and the EU flag flying next to each other.

Is There Any Hope for the E.U. Trade Deal With Mercosur?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ opinion on the future of the trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur bloc.

Jon E. Huenemann, Allison Fedirka, Elena Lazarou, Thomas Andrew O’Keefe

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Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou was faced with the coronavirus pandemic soon after he took office in March. // File Photo: Uruguayan Government.

How Is Uruguay Avoiding the Worst of Covid-19?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Uruguay’s successful response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nicolás Saldías, Rosario Medero, Ignacio Bartesaghi, Giovanni Escalante, Scott Morgenstern, Juan Andrés Moraes

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