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Moderator: Michael Camilleri, Opening Remarks: Renata Segura, Speakers (Right to Left): Elizabeth Dickenson, Juan Fernando Cristo, Paul Angelo, and Adriana Mejía Hernández. Image of Colombian protestors walking on a street. Video

Waiting for Peace: Violence Against Social Leaders in Colombia

On October 21, 2020, the Dialogue along with the International Crisis Group (ICG) hosted “Waiting for Peace: Violence Against Social Leaders in Colombia”. Panelists debated the findings of the ICG’s new report “Leaders Under Fire: Defending Colombia’s Front Line of Peace” and engaged in a discussion on the current rise in violence against social leaders and the implementation of the 2016 peace agreement.

Azul Hidalgo Solá

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Moderator: Michael Camilleri (Top left)/ Speakers: Sergio Bitar, Catalina Botero, Carlos Ayala, and Alexandra Huneeus (Top left to right then bottom)/ Image of Chilean protests and flag Video

The Context of the Constitutional Reform in Chile: The Comparative International Experience

On October 5, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “The Context of the Constitutional Reform in Chile: The Comparative International Experience,” part of a series of events related to the process of constitutional reform in Chile. Panelists discussed a set of comparative examples from which Chile can draw lessons from as well as considerations that Chile must make as they undergo the process of constitutional reform.

Catharine Christie, Azul Hidalgo Solá

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Panelists and event card for the event Video

Venezuela’s Humanitarian and Human Rights Crises – The Search for Innovative Responses

On September 30, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Venezuela’s Humanitarian and Human Rights Crises-The Search for Innovative Responses” to discuss the current humanitarian situation as well as present the findings of the Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program’s report, Corruption and Crisis in Venezuela: Asset Repatriation for Humanitarian Relief.

Catharine Christie, Azul Hidalgo Solá

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Michael Camilleri Video

La recta final de las elecciones presidenciales en EEUU

El 30 de septiembre se llevó a cabo el webinar “La Recta Final de las Elecciones Presidenciales en EEUU” organizado por la Universidad de Columbia y su Global Centers – Santiago, con la participación de Michael Camilleri, director del programa Estado de Derecho Peter D. Bell del Diálogo Interamericano.

Michael Camilleri

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Front cover of the report

Corruption and Crisis in Venezuela: Asset Repatriation for Humanitarian Relief

This report from the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program analyzes one of the salient features of contemporary Venezuela—rampant corruption—and presents detailed proposals for repatriating stolen assets for the benefit of the Venezuelan people.

Michael Camilleri

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Michael Camilleri is interviewed by NTN24 Video

Colombia, en el radar de la carrera por la presidencia de Estados Unidos

En esta entrevista para el programa La Noche de NTN24, Michael Camilleri habla de la acusación del presidente Donald Trump contra el candidato a la presidencia Joe Biden de haber apoyado el proceso de paz en Colombia y de ser el culpable por ello del crecimiento de los cultivos ilícitos.

Michael Camilleri, Jefferson Beltrán

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Bruno Binetti in conversation with Gustau Alegret Video

Debate Trump-Biden, Protestas en México, Elecciones en Bolivia, Referendo en Chile

Primer cara a cara entre Donald Trump y Joe Biden. Cleveland es el escenario para el debate al que ambos llegan con mucho en juego. Marcha en favor del aborto en México termina en violencia. Por lo menos 500 mujeres marchaban hasta el Zócalo, en la capital mexicana, cuando comenzaron los enfrentamientos con la fuerza pública. Estos y otros temas fueron debatidos en el programa Club de Prensa de NTN24. Bruno Binetti, investigador no residente del Diálogo Interamericano participó en esta edición de Club de Prensa presentada por Gustau Alegret. 

Bruno Binetti, Gustau Alegret

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Luis Almagro

Almagro, la CIDH y la grieta interamericana

A la disputa por la Presidencia del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo se sumó un conflicto entre el secretario general de la Organización de Estados Americanos, Luis Almagro, y la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos. Aunque ambos casos son muy distintos, expresan una realidad preocupante: la creciente polarización que afecta a organismos fundamentales para América Latina y el Caribe.

Bruno Binetti

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Covid-19 and Freedom of Expression in the Americas

This report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and Edison Lanza provides a succinct assessment of freedom of expression developments in the Americas in the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Catharine Christie, Edison Lanza, Michael Camilleri

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The United States nominated Mauricio Claver-Carone to head the Inter-American Development Bank. // File Photo: U.S. State Department.

Trump’s Pick for IDB Chief Could Hamstring Latin America’s Top Lender

For Latin American and Caribbean nations that will depend heavily on the Inter-American Development Bank to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic in the years to come, the implications of Mauricio Claver-Carone’s bid for the presidency are profound.

Michael Camilleri

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Photos of event speakers and Haitian president Jovenel Moïse Video

Haiti and Covid-19 – Analysis and Solutions

On August 4, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Haiti and Covid-19 – Analysis and Solutions,” a webinar in partnership with Université Quisqueya to discuss their newly launched book, “Haiti et le Covid 19. Des outils pour comprendre et agir.” The panel featured Fritz Jean, Georges Sassine, Mirlande Manigat, and Georges Fauriol. Dan Erikson moderated the event.

Casey Wetherbee

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