President Laura Chinchilla and Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. Selected as New Co-Chairs of the Inter-American Dialogue
During a meeting of the Dialogue’s Board of Directors on October 30, the Board unanimously voted for President Chinchilla and Ambassador Shannon to replace Ambassador Carla Hills and President Ernesto Zedillo.
Inter-American Dialogue releases new report on Venezuela’s refugee and migration crisis
On October 31, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and its Venezuela Working Group in partnership with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) at the request of the World Refugee Council will release a new report that identifies critical gaps in the existing response to the forced displacement of millions of Venezuelans, and presents a plan for bold, coordinated action by the international community.
Daniel Servitje, Esperanza Cueto, and Richard Blanco to receive prestigious Inter-American Dialogue Award
On October 29th at a gala dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC, the Inter-American Dialogue will present awards to three leaders from across the Americas. The Dialogue is pleased to honor Daniel Servitje, CEO and President of Grupo Bimbo, with the Leadership for the Americas Award for Corporate Social Responsibility; Esperanza Cueto, founding president of ComunidadMujer and president of Fundación Colunga, with the Leadership for the Americas Award for Women’s Rights and Empowerment; and Richard Blanco, presidential inaugural poet, with the Leadership for the Americas Award for Outstanding Cultural Contributions.
Inter-American Dialogue Launches Venezuela Working Group
On September 17 and 18, 2018, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program launched its Venezuela Working Group, a task force of prominent hemispheric leaders committed to formulating and actively promoting policy responses to the crisis in Venezuela.
Urge actualización y revisión de políticas públicas docentes en Costa Rica
Las políticas docentes en Costa Rica presentan importantes rezagos y se requiere revisar con urgencia las que se encuentran actualmente en vigencia. Realizar acciones inmediatas en este sentido, será clave para mejorar sustantivamente la calidad de los aprendizajes que brinda el sistema educativo a los estudiantes.
The Inter- American Dialogue’s President’s Leadership Council holds its Fourth Annual Meeting and welcomes two new members
Dialogue President Michael Shifter was pleased to announce the addition of Iván Chávez, from Mexico, and Claudia Blum, from Colombia, as new members to the Council.
Nueva convocatoria busca identificar experiencias innovadoras de formación docente
La nueva Convocatoria de Experiencias Innovadoras de Formación Docente 2018 busca identificar, reconocer y difundir las experiencias más innovadoras en formación de docentes en la región.
Dialogue Senior Fellow Casas-Zamora to Lead OAS Electoral Observation Mission in Colombia
On March 5th, Luis Almagro announced that he had designated Kevin Casas-Zamora to lead the OAS electoral observation mission in Colombia.
Dialogue Report Draws a Roadmap to Reforming the Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) is stuck in “an ongoing irrelevancy trap” according to a new Inter-American Dialogue report.
Towards an Adjustment of Status for Salvadorans with TPS
Providing legal permanent residency for Salvadorans with TPS is a logical, humane and politically important step for the United States and the US Congress
Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean grew over 8% in 2017, according to new research by the Inter-American Dialogue
Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean grew over 8% in 2017, according to new research by the Inter-American Dialogue.
The Inter-American Dialogue celebrates the opening of its first office in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Inter-American Dialogue, a leading DC-based think tank for Latin America and the Caribbean, has opened a new office in Guatemala, expanding its physical presence in the region.
Anticorruption Experts Present Recommendations to Advance the Democratic Governance Agenda Ahead of the VIII Summit of the Americas
The Inter-American Dialogue, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, and Transparency International Assembled a group of 28 anti-corruption experts for a meeting in Lima, Peru on October 30-31, to propose anti-corruption policy recommendations for the Summit.
Inter-American Dialogue Recognized at 2017 Prospect Think Tank Awards
On Monday, July 10th, 2017, the Inter-American Dialogue was recognized at the 16th annual Think Tank Awards sponsored by the British publication Prospect. The Dialogue won the “One to Watch” award, which—along with “Best Think Tank”—was one of only two categories open to all think tanks, regardless of country or area of focus.
Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB, and Roberto Murray Meza, President of Grupo AGRISAL and FUNDEMAS, to receive the Dialogue’s Leadership for the Americas Award
The Dialogue will honor Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Roberto Murray Meza, President of Grupo AGRISAL and FUNDEMAS, at its Leadership for the Americas Awards Gala dinner on November 13, 2017.