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Tom Shannon

Member in the News: Tom Shannon

On July 28, Ambassador Tom Shannon, former under secretary of state for political affairs, participated in a virtual briefing organized by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) to discuss a new report by SFRC Democratic Staff. The report is titled Diplomacy in Crisis: The Trump Administration’s Decimation of the State Department.

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

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Arturo Sarukhan

Member in the News: Arturo Sarukhan

Member Arturo Sarukhan was named the 2020 Alumni Award recipient at Johns Hopkins SAIS for Distinguished Government Service.

Arturo Sarukhan

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La emergencia del cambio climático en América Latina y el Caribe

Member in the News: Alicia Bárcena

Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the ECLAC, has co-authored and published a new book titled La emergencia del cambio climático en América Latina y el Caribe ¿Seguimos esperando la catástrofe o pasamos a la acción? or “The Climate Change Emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean: Are We Still Waiting for the Catastrophe or Do We Take Action?”

Alicia Bárcena

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Earl Jarrett

Member in the News: Earl Jarrett

Earl Jarrett, chief executive officer of the Jamaica National Group, has been selected as chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), effective March 1.

Earl Jarrett

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Member in the News: Yolanda Kakabadse

Dialogue member Yolanda Kakabadse, together with eight environmental leaders from throughout the region, released on May 27, 2020 the declaration “Principles for a Sustainable Future for Latin America in Times of Pandemic and Global Crisis.”

Yolanda Kakabadse

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Albert Fishlow

Member in the News: Albert Fishlow

On May 27, 2020, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) of Harvard University awarded the 2020 Centennial Medal for Economics to Albert Fishlow.

Albert Fishlow

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In pursuit of what matters: passion for the bottom line

Member in the News: Susana Malcorra

Dialogue member Susana Malcorra, dean of the School of Public and Global Affairs at IE University, has published a new book titled In Pursuit of What Matters: Passion for the Bottom Line.

Susana Malcorra

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The World by Richard Haass Video

Member in the News: Richard Haass

Dialogue member Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, has published a new book titled The World: A Brief Introduction.

Richard Haass

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Mario Vargas Llosa, Medio siglo con Borges

Member in the News: Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel literature laureate and former Peruvian presidential candidate, has published a new book on the writings of author Jorge Luis Borges, titled Medio siglo con Borges, or “Half a Century with Borges.”

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In Memoriam: Oliver Clarke

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Oliver Clarke, who passed away at his home in St. Andrew on May 16 at the age of 75. He joined the Dialogue as a member in 1983.

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Sylvia Ostry

In Memoriam: Sylvia Ostry

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of former Dialogue member Sylvia Ostry, who passed away on May 7, 2020 at the age of 92. Ostry was a trailblazer in her field and led a path-breaking career. 

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Member in the News: Catalina Botero

Catalina Botero, dean of the Law School at Universidad de los Andes, was selected as one of the four co-chairs for the new oversight Board for Facebook. The company’s independent oversight body will focus on challenging content issues, such as areas of hate speech, harassment, and protecting people’s safety and privacy.

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Um construtor de pontes: o legado e os segredos de um embaixador empresarial

Member in the News: Roberto Teixeira da Costa

Roberto Teixeira da Costa, president and founder of the Arbitrage Chamber of the São Paulo Market and founding chair of the Brazilian Securities Commission (CBM), has published an e-book titled A Bridge Builder: the Legacy and Secrets of a Business Ambassador.

Roberto Teixeira da Costa

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Desenvolvimento e Cooperação na América Latina Video

Member in the News: Enrique García

Enrique García, economist and former president of the CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, has published a new book titled Development and Cooperation in Latin America: The Urgent Need for a Renewed Strategy. It is the seventh volume published in the José Bonifácio Chair collection at the University of São Paulo.

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Members in the News: Rebeca Grynspan, Susana Malcorra & Christiana Figueres

On April 9, members of the “Group of Women Leaders, Voices for Change and Inclusion” called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to address the Covid-19 crisis in an electronically signed letter. Amongst the notable signatories are Dialogue members Christiana Figueres, Rebeca Grynspan, and Susana Malcorra.

Susana Malcorra, Christiana Figueres, Rebeca Grynspan

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