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Michael Shifter Video

Shifter: “The Summit will reflect that the political and diplomatic influence of the US has diminished substantially in the region”

On June 6 Michael Shifter, senior fellow of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by the Hopkins Podcast of Foreign Affairs about the IX Summit of the Americas held in Los Angeles. On top of the successes and shortcomings of the Summit, the conversation also covered the most recent developments of US foreign policy towards Latin America.

Michael Shifter

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs

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Mayors Summit: Shared Challenges, Shared Solutions

On June 7, 2022 the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, and the Inter-American Dialogue jointly hosted a series of workshops featuring US and Latin American mayors, along with other experts and practitioners focused on the theme of shared challenges and shared solutions of cities in the Americas.

Andrea Colombo, Gastón Ocampo

Event Summaries ˙

Heads of state from across the Americas are to gather next month in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas. A meeting of the most recent summit, in Lima in 2018, is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government

A Policy for a Post-American Latin America

Hosting the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles from June 6 to June 10 was supposed to be a golden opportunity for US President Joe Biden to forge closer ties with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

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Shifter: “Lo que Estados Unidos quiere más que nada es acordarse sobre temas migratorios”

El 16 de mayo 2022, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, ha sido entrevistado por el periódico argentino El Destape sobre la próxima Cumbre de las Américas y los límites de la política de Biden hacia América Latina. La conversación se enfoco principalmente en las consecuencias domésticas dentro de Estados Unidos ante un posible fracaso de la Cumbre.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Destape

Heads of state from across the Americas are to gather next month in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas. A meeting of the most recent summit, in Lima in 2018, is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government

How Much Can the Summit of the Americas Achieve?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.

Maureen Meyer, Roberta Lajous, Peter DeShazo, Katya Rimkunas

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙