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.
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.
Holding Kleptocrats to Account: Redirecting Frozen Assets and the International Anti-Corruption Court
On August 6, 2020, Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, spoke as a panelist at an event held by the World Refugee & Migration Council and Integrity Initiatives International to discuss two proposals designed to combat grand corruption and assist those who have been forcibly displaced as a result of this corruption.
On July 28, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) at American University hosted “Victims of their own Success? The Lessons of Anti-Impunity Missions in Central America” to discuss the achievements and takeaways of high-profile anti-impunity missions in Central America.
The Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and the Inter-American Development Bank hosted a series of events focused on addressing issues of corruption in the Americas to identify lessons learned from recent corruption cases, analyze continued challenges, and outline the agenda for future reform.
On August 1st, 2019 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “The Last Straw: Puerto Rico After ‘Ricky Leaks’” with Gretchen Sierra-Zorita, José A. Delgado, and Pedro Reina Pérez. Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, gave opening remarks and moderated the event.
On July 10, 2019, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled, “Guatemala’s Presidential Runoff: What Next for Rule of Law and US Relations?”
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by BBC World News on the future of the Venezuelan armed forces amidst continuing protests as well as the possibility of US and Russian intervention.
Michael J. Camilleri, Director of the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the subject of “Understanding Odebrecht: Lessons for Combating Corruption in the Americas.”
In this chapter of ‘Unfulfilled Promises: Latin America Today’, Catalina Botero analyzes the contrast between the aspirations contained in Latin American constitutions and the present democratic backlash in some countries.
Michael Shifter, presidente de Diálogo Interamericano, habló con SEMANA sobre el futuro del gobierno de Nicolás Maduro y los recientes movimientos en la región.
On December 3, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with the Due Process of Law Foundation to host an event featuring Hernán Larraín, Minister for Justice and Human Rights in Chile.
What does the arrest of Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori mean for the country’s politics?
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has banned the entry of CICIG’s chief and refused to renew the agency’s mandate. What’s next?
There are reasons to believe that Argentina’s “notebooks scandal” will not be as far-reaching as its Brazilian counterpart.