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Shifter in his office

El camino incierto de América Latina

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Giselda Lópezlenci de El Comercio sobre las elecciones en Colombia y Brasil, así como las expectativas del nuevo gobierno electo de Gabriel Boric en Chile.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Comercio

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Desafíos para América Latina en el 2022

América Latina termino el año 2021 convulsa, em medio de la pandemia y con un ciclo electoral que reconfigura el mapa geopolítico de la región. Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversa con Gustau Alegret en su program Cuestión de Poder de NTN24 sobre los desafíos económicos, la pandemia del Covid-19 y las elecciones en Colombia y Brasil. 

Michael Shifter, Gustau Alegret

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Member in the News: Mia Amor Mottley

Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, received the 2021 Champion of the Earth award for Policy Leadership by the United Nations Environment Programme, the UN’s highest environmental honor. 

Mia Amor Mottley

Member in the News ˙ ˙ UN News

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Member in the News: Andrés Allamand

Andres Allamand, the foreign minister of Chile, has been elected as the Secretary-General of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB).

Andrés Allamand

Member in the News ˙ ˙ La Tercera

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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

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Uncertainty in Latin America: A Political Outlook

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, sits down with Latinvex to answer important questions as three major economies in Latin America – Brazil, Chile, and Colombia – approach presidential elections and other countries face crises and protests. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Latinvex

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Private Meeting with Colombia Delegation: The Compromiso Valle Mission

On November 9, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private meeting with members of the Colombian delegation for Compromiso Valle during their visit to Washington, DC. The private roundtable conversation included Maria Isabel Ulloa, executive director of Compromiso Valle and former Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia, Erlendy Cuero, defender of afro-descendant victims, and Remy Calero, CEO of AseoYa.

Patricia Diaz, Luisa Stalman

Event Summaries ˙

Michael Shifter

Shifter: “Chile va a salir bien de esta prueba de fuego”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, compartió su evaluación sobre Chile en una columna de opinión escrita para La Tercera. Según Shifter, la población desesperadamente busca nuevas opciones políticas, alguien que pueda solucionar el déficit fiscal, el aumento en la criminalidad y mayor equidad social. En su columna Shifter reconoció los obstáculos de Chile, pero se mostró esperanzado en que los superarán con éxito.  

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Tercera

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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

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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

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Professional Competency Frameworks for Early Childhood Teachers: An Exploratory Study of Five Latin American Countries

This study, prepared by Marcela Pardo and Felipe Godoy with the support of the Inter-American Dialogue and the LEGO Foundation, provides the results of an exploratory study of Latin American countries that have made significant advances in the development of competency frameworks for early childhood teachers.

Marcela Pardo, Felipe Godoy

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report in Spanish

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Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery

On October 13, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue convened the virtual panel discussion on “Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery. In partnership with the United Way and Aspen Institute, the Inter-American Dialogue invited panelists to discuss how to create sustainable youth employment, highlighting the need to create better tools for job readiness and new frameworks to create opportunity for young people.

Kate Blansett, Erik Brand, Patricia Diaz

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