Washington, DC – The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to announce the appointment of Álvaro Botero, Ángel Melguizo, and Michael Matera as senior fellows who will contribute expertise in three programmatic areas: Education; Asia and Latin America; and the Rule of Law.
Today, the Inter-American Dialogue — a preeminent think-tank dedicated to Western Hemisphere affairs — announced its Cities Initiative. The program recognizes the critical impact local policy has on daily lives, as well as the important role subnational innovations can play as a catalyst for national policy 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.