Mayors of the Americas Share Challenges and Solutions on Migration and Climate Change
With the purpose of sharing and consolidating actions that will help us continue to build more inclusive, sustainable, productive, intelligent and safe cities in the Americas, CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, the Dialogue, and the City of Los Angeles organized the first Summit of Mayors, within the framework of the IX Summit of the Americas.
Inter-American Dialogue Announces New President
The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Bill Chavez as President of the Inter-American Dialogue.
Inter-American Dialogue Launches Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle
The Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle will convene diverse voices from the region to provide policy recommendations on US assistance for climate change adaptation in the Northern Triangle, with a focus on economic and social equity and climate justice.
Inter-American Dialogue’s Health Task Force Launches Report
Today the co-chairs of the Dialogue’s Inter-American Health Task Force will present the white paper ‘Deepening Cooperation and Coordination on Health Policy in the Americas: A New Approach to Health Emergencies’ in an online event. The report is a product of the work of task force members that took place through virtual exchanges and meetings during the second quarter of 2021.
Santiago Canton Appointed Rule of Law Program Director at the Inter-American Dialogue
An international human rights attorney with extensive leadership experience, Canton will build on and expand the Rule of Law Program’s work to strengthen democracy, human rights, accountability, and press freedom in the Americas.
New Task Force: Regional Response Key to Addressing Migration in North & Central America
The World Refugee & Migration Council in partnership with the Center for US-Mexican Studies, El Colegio de México, the Migration Policy Institute, and the Inter-American Dialogue launch today the North and Central American Task Force on Migration, bringing together civil society, business leaders, academics and former policymakers to push for collective, regional responses to migrants and asylum seekers.
New Report and Interactive Database Uncover Corporate and Financing Trends in Energy and Mining in the Amazon
The Dialogue is pleased to announce the launch of a new report and interactive database that provide the first-ever comprehensive look at the corporate and financial interests behind energy and extractives in the Amazon.
Inter-American Dialogue Launches Health Task Force
The Dialogue is pleased to announce the launch of its Inter-American Health Task Force, which will convene for its first virtual meeting on March 2. The purpose of this task force is to examine the Covid-19 response in the region and identify areas to improve inter-American cooperation and coordination in future health emergencies.
24th Annual CAF Conference to Address the Impact of Covid-19 in the Americas
Thirty-six experts from the Western Hemisphere will discuss how to confront regional and global challenges exacerbated by the pandemic.
Venezuelan Oil Sector Faces Long Road to Recovery
After years of mismanagement and, more recently, crippling sanctions, Venezuela’s core economic engine–the oil sector–is in collapse. The condition of the country’s economy creates numerous challenges to recovering Venezuela’s oil sector, and it will take months or even years for substantial amounts of investment to flow in, concludes a new Inter-American Dialogue report by Lisa Viscidi and Nate Graham.
Inter-American Dialogue Welcomes New Board Member, Donna Hrinak
The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to announce that Donna Hrinak, vice president of Boeing International and president of Boeing Latin America, Brazil, and Canada, has re-joined the Dialogue’s Board of Directors, effective January 2020.
Alejandro Ramírez, Cirque du Soleil and National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia, to receive prestigious Inter-American Dialogue Award. Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, will deliver keynote remarks.
Washington, DC – On November 12th at a gala dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC, the Inter-American Dialogue will present awards to leaders from across the Americas. The Dialogue is pleased to honor Alejandro Ramírez, CEO of Cinépolis, with the Leadership for the Americas Award for Civic Engagement; Cirque du Soleil, with the Leadership for the Americas Award for Corporate Citizenship; and the National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (FNC), with the Leadership for the Americas Award for Social Equity. Mia Amor Mottley, PM of Barbados, will deliver keynote remarks. Marta Lucía Ramírez, vice president of Colombia, and Wendy Kopp, CEO of Teach for All, will present the awards.
Second Plenary Meeting of Dialogue’s Venezuela Working Group Calls for Peaceful Democratic Transition and Unhindered Entry of Humanitarian Aid in Venezuela
The Inter-American Dialogue’s Venezuela Working Group calls for peaceful democratic transition and unhindered entry of humanitarian aid in Venezuela in anticipation of February 23.
Inter-American Dialogue Announces Newly Appointed Fellows
The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to announce the appointment of Mateo Samper, Hector Castro, Julia Dias Leite, Xiaoyu Pu, Rebecca Bill Chavez and Ben Raderstorf as the newest non- resident fellows to join the institution.
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.