Transformations in the Americas, north and south, have created synergies and mutual opportunities on issues ranging from trade to energy, climate change to public health, and higher education to infrastructure development. Equitable prosperity requires extensive cooperation among the countries of the Hemisphere to address shared challenges. The Inter-American Dialogue’s activities are directed towards furthering debate on contentious issues in the inter-American agenda and finding consensus among the countries of the region.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Agence France-Presse to share his thoughts on the upcoming election in Honduras. In this interview he explains how the people in Honduras desperately desire change and seek a candidate that can address their most pressing challenges with corruption, poverty, unemployment, and criminality.
On November 9, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private meeting with members of the Colombian delegation for Compromiso Valle during their visit to Washington, DC. The private roundtable conversation included Maria Isabel Ulloa, executive director of Compromiso Valle and former Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia, Erlendy Cuero, defender of afro-descendant victims, and Remy Calero, CEO of AseoYa.
La situación de Nicaragua será el tema que domine la Asamblea de la OEA. Dada la extrema gravedad de la situación y el hecho de que la Asamblea General de la OEA viene justo después de la farsa de elecciones, se espera que el foco de atención y debate será sobre Nicaragua.