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Electrification and Innovation Among Key Private Sector Strategies in Latin America’s Energy Transition

As the energy transition gathers pace and Latin American countries raise their emissions reduction targets, private companies are revising their business models to meet demand for renewable energy and other solutions. The United States has also reemerged as a partner on climate action in the region. This webinar explored the current and potential role of the private sector in Latin America’s energy transition and how the United States can provide support.

Jamie Dorner

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Las repercusiones económicas y sociales de la industria petrolera

El 28 de abril, Lisa Viscidi, directora del Programa de Energía, Cambio Climático e Industrias Extractivas, participó en un evento de la Asociación Mexicana de Empresas de Hidrocarburos sobre el papel de la industria de exploración y producción en el desarrollo local.

Lisa Viscidi

Presentations ˙ ˙ Asociación Mexicana de Empresas de Hidrocarburos

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Pandemia e infancia: ¿Cómo está afectando la pandemia el desarrollo de nuestros niños?

El 29 de abril, Ariel Fiszbein y Salvador Herencia del Diálogo Abierto (Salgalú TV) discutieron cómo la pandemia está afectando el desarrollo infantil temprano, enfocando la conversación en las lecciones aprendidas a partir de una perspectiva regional y los esfuerzos remediales necesarios en la reapertura para recuperar lo perdido durante el cierre de escuelas.

Ariel Fiszbein

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How to Strengthen Collaboration Between Civil Society and the Public Sector: Challenges and Opportunities for Strategic Collaboration Post-Pandemic

The following document developed by the Dialogue’s Civil Society Working Group, details the main challenges and opportunities for collaboration in education between public sector entities and civil society as well as 5 recommendations on for strengthening those collaboration post-pandemic.

Grupo de Trabajo de Sociedad Civil

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Does Inflation Risk Threaten Recovery in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the impact of inflation on Latin America’s economic recovery post-pandemic.

Alfredo Coutiño, Daniel M. Schydlowsky, Allison Fedirka, Gary Hufbauer

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The Covid-19 Pandemic and Prison Policy in Latin America

This report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program posits that policy reforms adopted out of necessity during the pandemic in regards to prison policy, some of which were considered politically unpalatable before the Covid-19 emergency, offer important lessons and in some cases proof of concept for overdue shifts in prison policy.

María Luisa Romero, Azul Hidalgo Solá, Luisa Stalman

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The New US Administration, its Hemispheric Policy, and its Relationship with Brazil

On April 7, the Grupo de Análise da Conjuntura Internacional from the Instituto de Relações Internacionais (GACInt) at the University of São Paulo held a private roundtable to discuss the priorities of the Biden administration in the Americas.

Michael Shifter, Roberto Teixeira da Costa, Abrão M. Árabe Neto

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Afro-descendants: Striving for Equality in Latin America

On March 26, 2021, the Dialogue hosted the online event “Afro-descendants: Striving for Equality in Latin America” in partnership with the Inter-American Foundation (IAF). Participants focused on addressing the pre- and post-Covid challenges and opportunities facing Afro-descendants in the region, including access to higher education, public office, corporate boardrooms, economic opportunity, formal employment, clean water, and quality health services.

Worth Talley

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Foro “El estado de la democracia en el mundo”

El 29 de marzo, Michael Shifter participó en el foro “El Estado de la Democracia en el Mundo” organizado por la Secretaría General Iberoamericana y la Fundación ASTUR.

Michael Shifter

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President’s Leadership Council Meeting

On March 18, 2021 the Dialogue’s Presidents Leadership Council met virtually to discuss the priorities of the Biden administration and the US Congress towards Latin America.  

Kaitlyn Blansett

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Las nuevas fronteras de las relaciones EEUU-América Latina

El 16 de marzo, Michael Shifter participó en una sesión de la Cátedra de América Latina de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. La sesión empezó con una presentación sobre las realidades actuales de la región y después pasó a una conversación entre Shifter y el director de la Cátedra, Enrique Iglesias, quien es miembro del Diálogo Interamericano.

Michael Shifter, Enrique Iglesias

Presentations ˙ ˙ Universidad Pontificia Comillas

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Connectivity in the Americas

On March 4, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Connectivity in the Americas” to discuss the challenges to, and necessity of, improving connectivity in the region. 

Carolina Celedón

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The Road to Legal Abortion in Argentina

On February 25, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the webinar “The Road to Legal Abortion in Argentina” in partnership with the Embassy of Argentina in Washington, DC, and the International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region (IPPFWHR). Panelists discussed the winning strategy employed by the feminist movement to promote passage of the law to legalize abortion, the challenges they encountered, and how they leveraged resources to produce a favorable outcome.

Joan Caivano, Carolina Celedón

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