Christiana Figueres was awarded the honorary title of “Dame of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Anthony Faiola from the Washington Post about Latin America’s new crop of leftist leader who join the ranks of other left-leaning governments already stretching from Mexico to Argentina.
Roberto Teixeira da Costa was awarded the Mário de Andrade prize by Governor João Doria of São Paulo. The award was a way to recognize and honor those who kept São Paulo culture alive during the period of stoppage of in-person activities. The award also celebrates the resumption of cultural and creative operations in São Paulo.
Laura Chinchilla, former president of Costa Rica, is the recipient of the 2020 Women Political Leaders (WPL) Trailblazer Award. This award is presented to incumbent and former presidents and prime ministers for breaking political glass ceilings and reaching the highest echelon of political leadership.
Dialogue member Susana Malcorra, dean of the School of Public and Global Affairs at IE University, has published a new book titled In Pursuit of What Matters: Passion for the Bottom Line.
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.