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Economic Recovery and the Potential for Expanding Production in the Americas

On July 30, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Economic Recovery and the Potential for Expanding Production in the Americas,” a webinar featuring Martha Bárcena, Michelle DiGruttolo, Gabrielle Trebat and Edgar Villanueva. The discussion focused on the ways in which Covid-19 has disrupted regional supply chains and the potential for regional economic integration in the post-pandemic recovery.

Casey Wetherbee

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La pandemia de Covid-19 como oportunidad para repensar las migraciones en América Latina y el Caribe

El 29 de julio, el World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid tuvo una sesión virtual para discutir el tema la “Movilidad en tiempos de crisis: La pandemia del Covid-19 como oportunidad para repensar las migraciones en América Latina”. Manuel Orozco, el director del Programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, moderó la conversación y Laura Chinchilla, co-presidenta de la Junta Directiva del Diálogo, fue panelista. 

Manuel Orozco, Laura Chinchilla

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Club de Madrid

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Victims of their own Success? The Lessons of Anti-Impunity Missions in Central America

On July 28, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) at American University hosted “Victims of their own Success? The Lessons of Anti-Impunity Missions in Central America” to discuss the achievements and takeaways of high-profile anti-impunity missions in Central America.

Catharine Christie, Luisa Stalman

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Race and Policing in the US and Brazil

On July 23, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Race and Policing in the US and Brazil,” to discuss what the recent cases of police violence reveal about systemic racism in the United States and Brazil.

Catharine Christie, Luisa Stalman

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Covid-19: Tendencias en las remesas y propuestas para modernizar la industria

El 10 de julio, Manuel Orozco, el director del Programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, participó en una conversación sobre las tendencias en el envío de remesas hacia América Latina durante la pandemia de Covid-19. Propuso tres soluciones para que se pueda aprovechar la pandemia para modernizar la industria de las remesas e integrar a toda la población en los procesos de globalización.

Manuel Orozco

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Platinum Network

Risa Grais-Targow, Lisa Viscidi and David Givens Video

Ongoing Challenges to Venezuela’s Energy Sector

The National Council Area Chapter of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics (NCAC-USAEE) held a public online event on July 1, 2020 to discuss current challenges facing Venezuela’s energy sector, including US sanctions, declining crude output, gasoline shortages, and relations with Iran and Russia. Lisa Viscidi, Director of the Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program at the Dialogue, moderated the event and Risa Grais-Targow, Director of Latin America at Eurasia Group, appeared as the featured speaker. 

Lisa Viscidi, Risa Grais-Targow

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ NCAC-USAEE

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Las elecciones en Estados Unidos: perspectivas para Chile y América Latina

El 13 de julio, la Fundación Chilena del Pacífico organizó un webinar para analizar la carrera por la Casa Blanca y los potenciales impactos en Chile y América Latina de los resultados de las elecciones del próximo 3 de noviembre. Peter Hakim, presidente emérito del Diálogo Interamericano, y el senador José Miguel Insulza, ex secretario general de la OEA y ex canciller, ofrecieron sus comentarios. Hakim discutió las posiciones actuales de Trump y Biden en la carrera presidencial y sus políticas contrastantes hacia América Latina.

Peter Hakim

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Fundación Chilena del Pacífico / ABAC Chile

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The US Presidential Election and the Future of US-Brazil Relations

The Getúlio Vargas Foundation Escola de Relações Internacionais held a public online event on July 7 to discuss discuss current US-Brazil relations and implications of the upcoming US presidential election on the future of these relations. Michael Camilleri appeared as the featured speaker.

Michael Camilleri, Oliver Stuenkel

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ FGV Escola de Relações Internacionais

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Las elecciones en Estados Unidos y su impacto en América Latina y el Caribe

El 2 de julio, FLACSO Ecuador y Chile organizaron un panel virtual sobre las elecciones en Estados Unidos y su impacto en América Latina y el Caribe con la participación de Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano. En su presentación, Shifter discutió las encuestas más recientes, el manejo de Trump de las tres crisis que el país está viviendo y las diferencias entre los dos candidatos con respecto a su política para América Latina.

Michael Shifter

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Peru’s Covid-19 Outbreak

On June 30, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Peru’s Covid-19 Outbreak,” a webinar featuring Alberto Vergara, Lucía Dammert, and Carolina Trivelli. The discussion focused on the political and institutional dimensions of the Covid-19 pandemic in Peru as the country faces some of the worst infection rates in the world.

Casey Wetherbee

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Early Childhood Care Services Packages in Latin America

How have countries in Latin America adapted early childhood care services during the Covid-19 crisis? On June 18, this webinar explored how leaders have designed and implemented resources for children at every stage during the pandemic.

Daniela Saez, Vienna Roche

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Reunión del Comité de los Estados Unidos de CARI

CARI, el Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales, organizó una conversación virtual entre José Octavio Bordón y Michael Shifter, donde hablaron sobre la política de Estados Unidos hacia América Latina, en especial hacia Brasil y Argentina, la actitud de Donald Trump hacia China y el funcionamiento del sistema político en…

Michael Shifter, José Octavio Bordón

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales

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Argentina: Between Covid-19 and Default

On June 1, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Argentina: Between Covid-19 and Default,” a webinar featuring Maria Victoria Murillo, Alfonso Prat-Gay, and Rodrigo Zarazaga. Michael Shifter moderated the event. The discussion focused on the political, economic, and social dimensions of the current situation in Argentina as the country has found itself in the middle of both a global pandemic and a massive debt negotiation.

Sarah Galbenski

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Assessing the Economic and Social Impact of Covid-19 – A Conversation with OECD Secretary-General, Ángel Gurría

On May 22, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Assessing the Economic and Social Impact of Covid-19 – A Conversation with OECD Secretary-General, Ángel Gurría.” Before being appointed Secretary-General in 2006, Gurría served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance and Public Credit for his home country of Mexico. He has been a member of the Dialogue since 2001.

Sarah Galbenski

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