On the heels of President Guillermo Lasso’s White House meeting with President Joe Biden on December 19, 2022, President Lasso joined Inter-American Dialogue President & CEO Rebecca Bill Chavez for a conversation about the US-Ecuador bilateral relationship.
To discuss the implications of this attempted autogolpe for Peru and the region, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an online event titled “Peru’s Precarious Politics — The Crisis Deepens” on December 15, 2022.
On December 9, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue invited distinguished political scientist Jorge Castañeda Gutman for a conversation to discuss the state of democracy and opportunities for the region.
On December 1, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, East Consulting, and Cámara de Comercio Peruano-China cohosted a webinar titled “Grading the Pacific Alliance—What Progress on Cross-Pacific Economic Connectivity?” This event considered emerging developments within the Pacific Alliance, the bloc’s cross-Pacific engagement with Asia, and the level of Asian overseas investment in Pacific Alliance member nations.
Amidst stark regression of reproductive rights in the Global North, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, Fòs Feminista, and the Embassy of Argentina in the United States, hosted a symposium titled “Faces of the Latin American Green Wave: From Argentina to Mexico, Leaders Share Their Experiences” on October 27, 2022.
Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva narrowly defeated his populist, right-wing opponent Jair Bolsonaro by just over 2 million votes in the second round of elections and will begin his third term as president of Brazil in January 2023. To explore what the election means for Brazilian politics, society, and foreign relations, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Brazil Elections – What’s Next?” on November 7, 2022.
Central America and the Caribbean are receiving more attention from Japan, whether at the policy level or among Japan’s private sector.
Industry experts, government officials, and corporate representatives convened virtually to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and changes in Latin America’s energy sector at the Sixth Annual Latin America Energy Conference.
To explore Lula’s plans for Brazil’s energy sector, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Power in Brazil – Energy Policy Post-Election” on November 8, 2022.
On October 25, 2022, Think Tank Haiti (TTH) – a joint collaboration between Université Quisqueya and the Inter-American Dialogue – hosted a webinar titled “Haiti’s Frustration with International Aid.” During the event, prominent Haiti scholar and sociologist, Michèle Oriol, discussed her recent paper “International Aid or Foreign Policy? Lessons Learned since 1990” and her findings.
El evento “Ciudades a la Carga: Electromovilidad en América Latina” explora maneras de reducir las emisiones GEI y la calidad del aire en las ciudades latinoamericanas.
On September 14, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Chile Pacific Foundation co-hosted a webinar titled “Competing Visions for Economic & Security Partnership in the Pacific—What Role for LAC?”
On September 9, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a webinar entitled “Offshore Wind Energy in LAC – Gauging Speed and Direction.”
El Diálogo Interamericano patrocinó un evento para explorar las implicaciones de la detención del renombrado periodista José Rubén Zamora, fundador de elPeriódico, quien fue arrestado por la administración de presidente de Guatemala.
As part of his energy and climate campaign promises, Colombian President-elect Gustavo Petro’s intention to halt oil exploration and pilot fracking projects and accelerate the transition to renewable energy raises questions about the direction of energy policy in the country.