Future of Latin America

Growing international uncertainty and complexity are provoking an increasing interest in studies of the future. Profound transformations in the world economy, climate change, and new technologies will ensure that the region’s future is inextricably connected to developments taking place beyond the borders of individual nations. To address these new challenges, the Inter-American Dialogue is working to support the development of strategic thinking in Latin America, using future and foresight studies.


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Row of solar PV panels

Energy and Climate Change: Latin America as a Strategic Player

In an interview with The Science of Where Magazine, Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change, and Extractive Industries Program, and Sarah Phillips, program assistant, discussed Latin America’s progress toward the energy transition and its geopolitical implications. 

Shifter y Iglesias, Cátedra de América Latina

Las nuevas fronteras de las relaciones EEUU-América Latina

El 16 de marzo, Michael Shifter participó en una sesión de la Cátedra de América Latina de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. La sesión empezó con una presentación sobre las realidades actuales de la región y después pasó a una conversación entre Shifter y el director de la Cátedra, Enrique Iglesias, quien es miembro del Diálogo Interamericano.


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With the [Latin American] region facing unprecedented challenges, China is unlikely to lend any more for now, instead it has to grapple with its own problematic portfolio.