La Fundación Propagas, la Universidad Central del Este y el Diálogo Interamericano celebraron el jueves 3 de junio la Quinta Edición de la Cátedra Magistral Ambiental, dedicada a la señora Rosa Margarita Bonetti de Santana, destacada medioambientalista de la República Dominicana.
El programa de educación del Diálogo Interamericano con el apoyo de la Fundación Tinker realizó un seminario virtual para compartir herramientas, estrategias y distintas alternativas existentes para medir las habilidades socioemocionales de los estudiantes durante la pandemia.
On May 24, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, participated in a seminar organized by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University where the state of domestic and US foreign affairs was discussed.
˙ Maxwell-in-Washington | Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Bruno Binetti, investigador no residente del Diálogo Interamericano, participó en una sesión académica organizada por el Comité de Estados Unidos del Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales (CARI) acerca de los primeros 100 días de la administración Biden.
˙ Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales
On May 6, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event, “Healthcare Investment & Economic Recovery in the Americas.” The panel discussed the state of healthcare in the region, and how targeting specific health investments can lead to a more sustainable economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event featured welcome remarks by Michael Shifter, with comments from panelists Luis Miguel Castilla, Jaana Remes and Rolf Hoenger.
On May 11, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, participated in an event on Latin America’s 2021 and 2022 electoral calendar, which was organized by WorldDenver and moderated by Anna Alejo.
Working with the non-profit Stand Together, renowned Mexican chef and Dialogue alumna Pati Jinich has published a new e-book called The Stories of Our Table. The book is a compilation of recipes that “span continents, centuries, and are a delightful reminder that unique recipes can be tasty to everyone and anyone who ventures to try them at home.”
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˙ Good Morning Washington
The Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education presents and analyzes the effective implementation and use of Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education
In an interview with The Science of Where Magazine, Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change, and Extractive Industries Program, and Sarah Phillips, program assistant, discussed Latin America’s progress toward the energy transition and its geopolitical implications.
Lisa Viscidi, Sarah Phillips
˙ The Science of Where Magazine
On April 14, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “The Covid-19 Pandemic and Prison Policy in Latin America”. The panel discussed a new report published by the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and authored by María Luisa Romero, Luisa Stalman, and Azul Hidalgo Solá, which examined how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted prison policies in Latin America.
Energy storage is a class of technologies that is diverse, complex, and rapidly evolving. Policymakers in Latin America and the Caribbean will need to acquire a strong grasp of the technical characteristics and benefits of these technologies, the services they can provide, and the most relevant regional and power market applications for each technology, according to this report authored by experts from the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Development Bank.
Lisa Viscidi, Nate Graham, Ariel Yépez-García, Edwin Malagón
˙ Inter-American Development Bank