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U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm met with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Jan. 20 in Mexico City to discuss Mexico’s oil-centric energy reforms. // Photo: @SecGranholm via Twitter.

What Would AMLO’s Power Sector Plan Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President López Obrador’s power sector plan.

Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Amy Glover Drake, Earl Anthony Wayne, Pamela Starr, Larry B. Pascal, Nicolas Lloreda

Energy Advisor ˙

Photograph of Shifter and Jensen Video

Ahead of 2022 Elections, Recovery Options in Latin America

In his interview with the Georgetown Americas Institute, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, talks with Muni Jensen, series host, about Latin America’s electoral agenda, the climate agenda, economic recovery, and his leadership at the Dialogue.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Georgetown Americas Institute

Miembros del gobierno Mexicano y Estadounidense se reúnen para discutir temas bilaterales.

Biden-AMLO: aciertos y desafíos

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, y Vanda Felbab-Brown, miembro del Diálogo Interamericano, comentaron sobre los aciertos y desafíos de la relación entre Presidente Joe Biden de los Estados Unidos y Presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador de México en un artículo para La Prensa de Coahuila. En el artículo, Shifter y Felbab-Brown hablaron sobre diálogos de alto nivel entre los dos países sobre temas relacionados con seguridad, energía, cambio climático, democracia, migración y derechos humanos. 

Michael Shifter, Vanda Felbab-Brown

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Prensa de Coahuila

Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met last week in Washington. // Photo: Mexican Government.

Did North America’s Three Amigos Make Significant Progress?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Three Amigos Summit between the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Arturo Sarukhan, Michael C. Camuñez, Roberta Lajous, Carlo Dade, Amanda Mattingly

Latin America Advisor ˙

foto del evento con panelistas Video

Foro: La modalidad híbrida ¿Es coyuntural o permanente?

El jueves 28 de octubre de 2021, el Diálogo Interamericano junto con la Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina convocaron un encuentro semi-presencial/semi-virtual para discutir el futuro de los modelos de educación superior híbridos.

Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina, Diálogo Interamericano

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Descargue el resumen completo

Governments in the United States, Europe and elsewhere are seeking to use tariffs on goods such as steel to help lower carbon emissions. // File Photo: Pixabay.

What Would Carbon Tariffs Mean for Steel Producers?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of carbon tariffs on steel imports in Latin America.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Nasim Fussell, Cecilia Aguillón

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photo of panelists and people discussing work Video

Workforce Development in the Post-Pandemic

On September 8, the Education Program, together with Coursera, convened a public online event to present the findings of Coursera’s Global Skills Report and showcase new trends in the labor market.

Daniela Saez, Alejandra Vargas Durango, Daniela Morales

Event Summaries ˙

Air pollution at sunset

Here’s How Mexico Can Clean Up Its Dirty Energy Industry

As delegates from around the world finish up their business in Glasgow at the United Nations climate conference, Mexico has not increased its emissions-mitigation goal, as countries pledged under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Its president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is doubling down on policies that would make his country the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in Latin America and the 16th largest in the world, even more of a polluter.

Lisa Viscidi, MK Vereen

Articles & Op-Eds ˙

Several Latin American leaders, with some notable exceptions, attended the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, making commitments that generated headlines. // Photo: United Nations.

How Real Are Latin American Leaders’ Climate Promises?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effectiveness of climate promises and initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, MK Vereen, Mirza Castro, José Luis Samaniego

Latin America Advisor ˙

Santiago Canton habla con Choque de Opiniones sobre comentarios de AMLO

Canton: “La no injerencia en asuntos internos está en contra de los derechos humanos”

En una entrevista con el programa Choque de Opiniones de CNN Español, Santiago Canton, director del Programa de Estado de Derecho Peter D. Bell, habla sobre los comentarios recientes del Presidente mexicano Lopez Obrador y como estos reflejan la situación actual del estado de derecho en América Latina. 

Santiago Canton

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN en Español

Sembra Infraestructura

Member in the News: Tania Ortiz Mena

Tania Ortiz Mena, former CEO of IEnova, a leading energy company in Mexico, was appointed as president of the Clean Energy and Infrastructure group of the company Sempra Infraestructura, as well as president of Sempra Infraestructura for Mexico. 

Tania Ortiz Mena

Member in the News ˙

Photo of girl in virtual classes

The State of Educational Connectivity in Latin America: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities

Committee for the Expansion of Connectivity of the Working Group on Technology and Innovation, convened by the Inter-American Dialogue, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank, presents their first report on the strategic challenges for the educational connectivity agenda in the region.

Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report (in Spanish)

Panelists at the Latin American Energy Conference Video

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.

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Fifth Annual Latin America Energy Conference