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.
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.