This report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program posits that policy reforms adopted out of necessity during the pandemic in regards to prison policy, some of which were considered politically unpalatable before the Covid-19 emergency, offer important lessons and in some cases proof of concept for overdue shifts in prison policy.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazil’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing health crisis.
Entrevistado por José Antonio Montenegro para el programa GloboEconomía de CNN, Michael Shifter aborda los desafíos que el Presidente Biden enfrenta en América Latina y en el ámbito doméstico.
El 16 de marzo, Michael Shifter participó en una sesión de la Cátedra de América Latina de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. La sesión empezó con una presentación sobre las realidades actuales de la región y después pasó a una conversación entre Shifter y el director de la Cátedra, Enrique Iglesias, quien es miembro del Diálogo Interamericano.
In recent months, the Inter-American Dialogue has been honored to work with its network of partners to support pandemic response efforts in the Guatemalan communities where we work. Following a generous donation of Covid-19 testing supplies and PPE equipment from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and Cities Alliance, the Dialogue was proud to facilitate coordination between regional entities, municipal authorities, hospitals, and donors to prioritize needs and distribute supplies.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the impacts of Covid-19 on Latin American and Caribbean women’s participation in the work force.
On February 9, the Latin America and Caribbean Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science hosted an event at which Lisa Viscidi spoke about how revenue from extractive industries can be used to accelerate climate change mitigation and adaptation in Colombia and Peru.
China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China issued no new finance to Latin American and Caribbean governments or state-run companies in 2020.
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).
As the Biden administration begins to undo Donald Trump’s legacy in Latin America, many in the region appear guardedly optimistic about the prospects for more constructive relations with their northern neighbor.
Rebeca Grynspan, secretary general of SEGIB, was appointed by the G-20 to the High Level Independent Panel (HLIP) on financing the global pandemic preparedness and response.
Measuring the Impact of Covid-19 on Children under Six in Latin America – Mapping Surveys in Progress and Systematizing Lessons Learned
This report synthesizes the results of a study on the surveys implemented in the region to measure the impact of the pandemic on early childhood.
Covid-19 has devastated the Peruvian economy. But as the country seeks to rebuild in the virus’s wake, it has a chance to focus on fighting climate change and creating a more sustainable development model. The extractive industries central to Peru’s economy are a source of underutilized revenues that could help seize this opportunity.
Michael Shifter, presidente de Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con La Nación de Costa Rica sobre la llegada de Joe Biden a La Casa Blanca y sus implicaciones para América Latina. También se conversó acerca de la política migratoria del nuevo gobierno de Estados Unidos, la situación en Venezuela y el manejo de la crisis del Covid-19 en la región.
Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Revista Semana sobre los desafíos para el presidente Joe Biden y el futuro que le depara a Donald Trump en lo que respecta a su impeachment y posibles juicios políticos.