Healthy ecosystems are essential for human health and prosperity, yet they are also under pressure from unsustainable development.
On November 10, 2021 and February 17, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, together with the Presidential Council for Children and Adolescents and with the support of the LEGO Foundation, organized two events to explore and reflect on the role of play in Colombia’s early childhood agenda.
Dialogue Task Force Members Discuss Climate Adaptation Needs in the Northern Triangle with US Officials
On May 4 and 5, a delegation of task force members traveled to DC to share their insights and recommendations with officials from various US government entities.
On May 9, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to discuss the current democratic erosion in Nicaragua and the ways the international community should react to increasing impunity by the Ortega-Murillo regime.
On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue and Boston University Global Development Policy Center co-hosted a public event to consider key trends in China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) economic relations.
On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.
On March 24, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private discussion with Luis Vicente León, president of respected polling firm Datanálisis, on recent developments in Venezuela.
On March 30, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public roundtable titled “Interpreting Increased Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean,” centered on the recent increases in the flow of remittances toward Latin America.
On March 24, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to discuss perceptions of health investments in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and links between health outcomes, economic performance, and the well-being of citizens.
On March 16, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a conversation with Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to tackle the root causes of migration from Central America to the United States. Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, introduced the conversation, which was moderated by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program at the Dialogue.
Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation
On December 16, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Japan Association of Latin America and the Caribbean, held a public meeting titled “Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation,” to consider prospects for enhanced Latin American, Caribbean, Japanese, and US collaboration in support of regional recovery and sustainable development.
On March 1st, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted a panel with the Washington Office on Latin America titled “The Venezuelan Judiciary and Crimes Against Humanity- Justice or Impunity?” to discuss the reports from a UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Venezuela.
On February 17, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private roundtable with Colombian Finance Minister José Manuel Restrepo. The discussion centered on the country’s economic outlook for the next year and the measures needed for it to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
On February 16, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted a private roundtable for members to meet with Ilan Goldfajn from the IMF, Bill Maloney from the World Bank and Fitch Ratings’ Shelly Shetty to discuss the economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean.
ONLINE CONFERENCE: Regional Network to Measure Childhood Development – Advances Made in the Agenda for Measuring Early Childhood in Latin America
This conference organized by the Regional Network to Measure Childhood Development (REMDI) presented the network’s work in the last two years while exploring the advances made in measuring early childhood development in the region.