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Debating the Facebook Oversight Board and Self-Regulation Mechanisms

On October 7, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue held the event “Debating the Facebook Oversight Board and Self-Regulation Mechanisms” to discuss the new report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Content Moderation and Self-Regulation Mechanisms: The Facebook Oversight Board and its Implications for Latin America.

Pamela Troconis

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Experts and officials discuss LAC energy policy

While 2021 has been a year of transition for the energy sector in Latin America, it has also been a year of instability in the region’s political conditions and social environment. Under this context, industry experts, government officials and corporate representatives convened virtually to discuss the challenges, opportunities and changes in Latin America’s energy markets at the Fifth Annual Latin America Energy Conference.

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Haiti’s Crisis Deepens — What Must Be Done Now?

As Haiti’s crisis deepens, the Inter-American Dialogue together with Quisqueya University, hosted on September 29 the event “Haiti’s Crisis Deepens: What Must Be Done Now?” to discuss how to effectively address the ongoing crisis in this Caribbean nation.

Charlotte Kennedy

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A Conversation with Feliciano Reyna on Negotiations to Resolve the Crisis in Venezuela

On September 30, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted the online event “A Conversation with Feliciano Reyna on Negotiations to Resolve the Crisis in Venezuela” in collaboration with the Institute for Policy Studies, the Washington Office on Latin America, and the Latin America Working Group.

Pamela Troconis

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The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas

On September 21st, 2021, The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel titled “The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas” to discuss the growing scale of migration in Latin America and the Caribbean and the changing composition of these flows over the past two years.

Amanda Wells

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20 Years of the Democratic Charter in the Americas

On September 9, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a virtual event “20 Years of the Democratic Charter in the Americas”. The panel discussed the current state of the Democratic Charter 20 years after its signature.

Pamela Troconis

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Latin American Press Under Siege

On August 31st, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue supported the press conference “Latin American Press Under Siege,” organized by Fundamedios. The event focused on the worsening persecution of journalists across Latin America and called for the immediate release of detained journalists in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba.

Pamela Troconis

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ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean

On August 26, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted “ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean,” an online event. Three speakers led the discussion: Andrea Bonime-Blanc, CEO of GEC Risk Advisory; María José Cortés, the head of ESG at Atlas Renewable Energy; and Ben Ho, vice president of BlackRock Sustainable Investments. Devry Boughner Vorwerk, the CEO of DevryBV Sustainable Strategies and a former corporate vice president at Cargill and Grubhub, moderated the event.  

Leticia Chacón, Erik Brand

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Datos para el cambio – El uso de la información oficial en la comunidad educativa

El 13 de agosto, el Diálogo Interamericano, con el apoyo de la Fundación Tinker, convocó el cuarto evento de la serie de Jornadas de Evaluación y Sociedad Civil sobre el uso efectivos de datos educativos para tomar decisiones informadas y impulsar cambio en las políticas públicas actuales.

Gladys Gerbaud Navarro, Daniela Saez, Anna Herrero Tejada

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Deepening Cooperation and Coordination on Health Policy in the Americas

On June 28, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Deepening Cooperation on Health Policy in the Americas.” The panel discussed a new report published by the Inter-American Health Task Force, which analyzed the response to Covid-19 in the Western Hemisphere and identified recommendations to improve cooperation and coordination in health policies across the Americas.

Dylan Gervasio

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Congressional Staff Briefing: China’s Covid-19 Engagement with Latin America

On July 8, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a congressional staff briefing on China’s Covid-19 engagement with Latin America. Panelists discussed developments in Chinese diplomacy in the Latin American region, both before and amid the pandemic.

Sofia Lalinde, Noelle Whitman

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Crisis in Haiti – Finding a Response to Violence and Political Turmoil

As the political crisis in Haiti ensues with mounting social discontent and economic instability, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a conversation on the current conditions in Haiti as well as approaches to securing peace and democratic governance in a country beset by turmoil. 

Noelle Whitman

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The effect of the pandemic on teacher wellbeing – Evaluating the impact and preparing for school reopening

On June 17, the Education Program at the Dialogue with the support of the Tinker Foundation hosted the third event of a series which sought to highlight the experiences of Latin America’s teachers during the pandemic and present alternatives to measure the emotional state and wellbeing of teachers. 

Sarah Stanton, Micaela Finoli, Gladys Gerbaud Navarro

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