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Haiti’s Frustration with International Aid

On October 25, 2022, Think Tank Haiti (TTH) – a joint collaboration between Université Quisqueya and the Inter-American Dialogue – hosted a webinar titled “Haiti’s Frustration with International Aid.” During the event, prominent Haiti scholar and sociologist, Michèle Oriol, discussed her recent paper “International Aid or Foreign Policy? Lessons Learned since 1990” and her findings.

Patrick Springer

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Brasilianistas admitem surpresa e avaliam estratégias

Peter Hakim, presidente emérito do Diálogo Interamericano, conversou com o Correio Braziliense sobre as eleições em Brasil. Hakim admitiu ter ficado muito surpreso com a voz das urnas e avaliou estratégias para a segunda ronda eleitoral. 

Peter Hakim

Interviews ˙ ˙ Correio Braziliense

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Give Haiti another chance — and the support it needs

Based on wide experience in eight conflicts, to include Haiti, I believe there is a way out of the current dead end. It requires patiently and assertively combining international expertise and resources with Haitian will and energy to address the country’s intertwined problems of security and governance.

Keith Mines

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The Hill

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Haitians Have a Solution to Haiti’s Crisis

Since March 2021, Haitian civil society has been working hard to develop innovative, local solutions to the country’s problems, including a blueprint for a Haitian-led transition that could well forge a new path for the country. For that plan to work, the changes will need to be profound and transformative, and the process of implementing them as inclusive and empowering, as possible.

Monique Clesca, Monique Clesca

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

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Latin America and the Caribbean’s Seven Most Pressing Challenges

”In the near term, there are several, very significant, challenges that have to be tackled,” said Rebecca Bill Chavez, recently-appointed president and CEO of Washington DC-based think tank, the Inter-American Dialogue.

Rebecca Bill Chavez

Interviews ˙ ˙ LatinTrade

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Member in the News: Helene Gayle

Dr. Helene Gayle, president of Spelman College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Gates Foundation.

Helene Gayle

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Gates Foundation

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Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Spain, received the Global Gift Women’s Empowerment Award for her work supporting social programs that improve quality of life and care for immigrants in the United States.

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Global Gift Foundation

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In Memoriam: Roberto Murray Meza

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Roberto “Bobby” Murray Meza, who passed away on July 27, 2022 at the age of 76. Murray was CEO of Grupo Agrisal, president of the Fundación Rafael Meza Ayau, one of 500 Latin American leaders identified by Bloomberg Línea in 2021, and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue since 1994.

Manuel Orozco

Member in the News ˙ ˙ elsalvador.com

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Nace iniciativa para convertir las ciudades en motores del cambio en América

El Diálogo Interamericano lanza este jueves en Washington una iniciativa para que las ciudades de América, desde Canadá a Argentina, pasando por el Caribe, impulsen el cambio, puesto que los gobiernos nacionales “no actúan” debido a “la polarización”.

Rebecca Bill Chavez

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Infobae

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Mayors Summit: Shared Challenges, Shared Solutions

On June 7, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles and CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, hosted the first Mayors Summit ahead of the IX Summit of the Americas. 

Gastón Ocampo

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Member in the News: Claudia López

Claudia López, mayor of Bogotá, was selected as the next president of Metropolis, an organization focused on connecting leaders from metropolitan areas from around the world in order to share knowledge and collaborate on common problems.

Claudia López

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Semana

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International Aid in Haiti – Disappointing Outcomes

On July 13, 2022, Think Tank Haiti, a collaborative initiative between the Inter-American Dialogue and the Quisqueya University in Haiti hosted a webinar on the outcomes of international aid in Haiti. The panel featured a diverse group of experts, discussing why aid may have failed in Haiti as well as what Haiti and donor countries can do to mitigate future poor performance.

Jacky Lumarque, Daniel Dorsainvil, Michaëlle Jean, Pierre-Marie Boisson, Jake Johnston, Georges Fauriol

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