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.
Unless there is a course adjustment soon, all signs point to a catastrophic political and humanitarian crisis in Haiti.
What is needed is a consensus roadmap for policymakers — both in Haiti and among key international actors — that responds to Haiti’s needs over the horizon.
On March 1st, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted a panel with the Washington Office on Latin America titled “The Venezuelan Judiciary and Crimes Against Humanity- Justice or Impunity?” to discuss the reports from a UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Venezuela.
Rebeca Grynspan will be appointed as the next secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) under UN Secretary General António Guterres.
Dialogue members Susana Malcorra and Rebeca Grynspan are participating in a thought leadership series titled “Women’s Voices for an Equal Future.” The series is organized by the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) and the Group of Women Leaders Voices for Change and Inclusion (GWL-Voices).
On April 9, members of the “Group of Women Leaders, Voices for Change and Inclusion” called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to address the Covid-19 crisis in an electronically signed letter. Amongst the notable signatories are Dialogue members Christiana Figueres, Rebeca Grynspan, and Susana Malcorra.
Susana Malcorra, former minister of foreign affairs for Argentina, has been appointed as the new dean of the IE School of Global & Public Affairs, as announced by the IE University in Spain.
Former Prime Minister Joe Clark has been appointed by PM Justin Trudeau as UN special envoy for Canada’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
Energy Program Director Lisa Viscidi went on CGTN to discuss the latest developments in the increasingly international debate over how to peacefully resolve the crisis in embattled Venezuela.
On September 12, 2018, Eduardo Stein was named by the Secretary General of the United Nations as the Special Representative for Venezuelan Migrants and Refugees.
Should CICIG’s mandate be extended? What factors are shaping the debate, and what will most likely be the outcome?
With regional growth expected to be relatively low this year, will efforts at poverty reduction remain stalled?
Can the US and Brazil rise above their differences and find reasons to cooperate more effectively?
How useful are the MDG’s broad targets as measurements of progress in the region?