Adam Isacson

Still trying to understand Latin America, my own country, and why so few consequences are intended. These views are not necessarily my employer’s.


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Latin America-related online events this week

Wednesday, January 19

  • 11:00 at Inequality and Trade Diversification: How Can Income Inequality in Latin America be reduced beyond Commodity Booms? (RSVP required).
  • 11:00 at Biden at One: Assessing the Administration’s Immigration Record (RSVP required).
  • 5:00-6:30 at Just Transition for Latin America / Una transición justa para América latina (RSVP required).

Thursday, January 20

Saturday, January 22

  • 12:00-2:00 at Sacred territories/Territorios Sagrados (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, January 10

  • 3:30-4:30 at Latin America’s Lithium and the Future of Renewable Energy in the United States (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at Road to the 2022 Summit of the Americas: Trade and Investment (RSVP required).

Tuesday, January 11

  • 11:00-12:00 at The Alliance for Development in Democracy: A Conversation with Three Foreign Ministers (RSVP required).

Wednesday, January 12

  • 10:00-11:15 at Nicaragua 2022 – Is a Political Transition Possible? (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-4:30 at Assessing the Impact of Artisanal and Small-Scale and Illegal Mining in the Amazon (RSVP required).

Thursday, January 13

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, December 13 – Thursday, December 16

  • At 182nd Regular Period of Sessions, Inter-American Human Rights Commission (RSVP required).

Monday, December 13

  • 2:00-4:00 at Bolivia’s Search for Justice and Reconciliation (RSVP required).
  • 6:30pm at América Latina en la transición de poder mundial y la era poscovid (RSVP required).

Tuesday, December 14

  • 9:00-7:00 at América Latina en la transición de poder mundial y la era poscovid (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:30 at Recovering Schooling and Learning After Covid-19 in LAC Series #1 – Early Warning Systems (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-4:00 at The Road to the 2022 Summit of the Americas: Vaccine Diplomacy and Engagement (RSVP required).

Thursday, December 16

  • 8:00-9:30am at Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at Voices from the Border: “It’s very hard to have rights”: Refugee and Migrant Communities in Tijuana During the Pandemic (RSVP required).

Friday, December 17

  • 1:30 at Looking to 2022: CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister Gaston Browne on US-Caribbean relations (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-4:30 at Revisiting Rapprochement 7 Years Later: Engagement on Pause (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, December 6

  • 8:00–10:00 at Mayors Delivering Democracy Daily (RSVP required).
  • 10:00–11:00 at Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on Strengthening Relations with Our Partners in the Western Hemisphere (RSVP required).
  • 10:00–11:30 at Combating corruption to drive democratic renewal A kickoff event for the Summit for Democracy  (RSVP required).
  • 10:00–11:30 at Advocates for Democracy in Closed Spaces (RSVP required).
  • 11:00 at Facebook Live: Towards the Creation of a Justice and Accountability Process in Nicaragua.
  • 11:00 at 2021 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards: Women’s Rights are Human Rights (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at Zoom: Nicaragua: Portrait of the institutional capture in the Americas (RSVP required).

Tuesday, December 7

  • 11:00–12:00 at Pathways to Justice: Gender-Based Violence and the Rule of Law (RSVP required).
  • 1:00 at The Fading Pulse of Democracy in Central America? (RSVP required).
  • 3:00 at Zoom: Honduras after the Vote (RSVP required).
  • 4:00–5:30 at Five Years of Peace Agreement Implementation in Colombia: Insights from the Kroc Institute (RSVP required).
  • 6:00–7:30 at The Inter-American Human Rights System: Best Practices for Implementing IACHR Decisions (RSVP required).
  • 8:00pm-9:30pm at eventbrite: Crisis in Honduras: A post-election update from on-the-ground activists (RSVP required).

Wednesday, December 8

  • 1:00–2:00 at Addressing Governance Challenges in Haiti: The Role of the International Community (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Bolstering Democracy in the Age of Rising Authoritarianism.
  • 4:00 at A plan for Colombia’s COVID-19 recovery and why it matters for the United States (RSVP required).
  • 6:00–7:30 at The Inter-American Human Rights System: Reparations Design and Compliance (RSVP required).

Thursday, December 9

  • 12:00–2:00 at Mexican Farm Workers in North American Agriculture (RSVP required).
  • 3:00–4:30 at Building the Peace in Colombia: Five years after the end of the FARC conflict (RSVP required).
  • 4:00–5:00 at Witness at the Border: MPP 2.0 – Can Inhumane be Less Inhumane? (RSVP required).
  • 4:00–5:00 at A New Proposal for Effective Political Leadership in the Americas (RSVP required).
  • 6:00–7:30 at The Inter-American Human Rights System: Launch of Principles on Academic Freedom (RSVP required).

Latin America-related events this week

Monday, October 18

  • 12:15-6:30 at Symposium on the Migration Dynamics of North America Before, During, and After Covid-19 (RSVP required).

Tuesday, October 19

Wednesday, October 20

  • 12:00-5:00 at 25th Annual CAF Conference (RSVP required).
  • 5:30-7:30 at George Washington University and online: LAHSP 50th Anniversary Celebration with President Laura Chinchilla (RSVP required).

Thursday, October 21

Some online events about Latin America this week

Monday, September 13

  • 2:00-3:00 at Haiti in Crisis: What Role Can the International Community Play? (RSVP required).

Tuesday, September 14

  • 10:30-12:00 at Criminalized and Incarcerated in Latin America: How the “Drug War” Drives the Region’s Prison Crisis (RSVP required).

Wednesday, September 15

  • 4:00-5:00 at Central America at 200: What does the next phase of regional integration look like? (RSVP required).

Friday, September 17

  • 9:30-11:00 at Voices from the Frontlines: Bolstering Collective Power to End the Incarceration of Women Worldwide (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:30 at Humanitarian and Political Crisis in Haiti: A Roadmap for the Future (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Tuesday, May 25

Wednesday, May 26

Thursday, May 27

Friday, May 28

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, May 17

  • 11:00 at Zoom: Debt, Austerity and Human Rights in Latin America (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-2:00 at Evaluating the Socioemotional Competencies of Students During the Pandemic and School Reopening (RSVP required).

Tuesday, May 18

  • 11:00-12:30 at USIP Zoom: Understanding the Crisis in Colombia: Perspectives from Cali on Dialogue, Justice, and Healing (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-12:30 at Life, Livelihoods and Liberty (RSVP required).
  • 1:00 at Zoom: Lynching, Extralegal Justice, and Authoritarianism in Unrevolutionary Mexico: A Book Talk with Paul Gillingham and Gema Kloppe-Santamaría (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-4:30 at The Decisions of Facebook’s Oversight Board – Implications for the Global South, particularly in Latin America (RSVP required).

Wednesday, May 19

Thursday, May 20

  • 10:00 at Member Day for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security.
  • 11:30-12:30 at Colombia’s Unrest (RSVP required).
  • 3:30-5:00 at Chile’s Constituent Assembly Elections: Deciphering the Results (RSVP required).

Friday, May 21

  • 10:00-6:30 at University of Chicago Zoom: Crisis and Conflict in Colombia: Urgent Testimonies, Context and Perspective (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:00 at Nicaraguan Elections and Prospects for Democracy in 2021 (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, May 10

  • 10:00 at Zoom: Pandemia, vacunas y derechos humanos en las Américas (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:30 at Latin America’s Digital Divide: Overcoming Persistent Gaps (RSVP required).

Tuesday, May 11

  • 10:30 at From a Humanitarian Exodus to Long-Term Growth: Latin America’s Journey Responding to the Venezuelan Exodus (RSVP required).
  • 7:00pm at eventbrite: Canada’s Toxic Legacy: Pan American Silver and Mining Billionaire Ross Beaty in Latin America (RSVP required).

Wednesday, May 12

  • 9:00 at IREE: The Future of Brazil – U.S. Relations under the Biden Administration (RSVP required).
  • 9:00-10:00 at Colombia Reacts to New Tax Reform: A Conversation with Colombia’s Minister of the Interior, Daniel Palacios Martínez (RSVP required).
  • 9:00-10:00 at might the year 2035 bring for China’s trade with Latin America? (RSVP required).

Thursday, May 13

Friday, May 14

  • 11:00-12:00 at Militarization and Militarism in Mexico: Implications for Security and Democracy (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-2:00 at Zoom: A New Cycle of War in Colombia? (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Tuesday, May 4

  • 11:00 at Zoom: Autonomía estratégica en América Latina y Europa: ¿por qué y cómo? (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:00 at 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration – What Lies Ahead for US-Mexico Ties? (RSVP required).
  • 1:00-2:00 at Gender Equality and Sustainability in Panama: A Conversation with Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes (RSVP required).

Wednesday, May 5

Thursday, May 6

  • 10:00-11:00 at Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia: Opportunities and Challenges (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at Hearing of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability on Stakeholder Perspectives on Addressing Migration Push Factors.
  • 2:00-3:00 at Healthcare Investment & Economic Recovery in the Americas (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-4:30 at Mexico’s Mid-Term Elections: What’s at Stake and What to Expect (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, April 26

  • 4:00-5:30 at Latin America & the Global Cold War (RSVP required).
  • 4:30-5:30 at A Conversation with Horacio Rodríguez Larreta (RSVP required).

Tuesday, April 27

  • 11:30-12:30 at IRI Eventbrite: What’s Next for Perú? Analysis of the April 11 Elections and Beyond (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:30 at The Biden administration’s drug policy strategy and lessons from Portugal (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at Hearing of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, & Operations: Unaccompanied Children at the Border: Stakeholder Perspectives on the way Forward.
  • 2:00-4:00 at How Do We Support Students and Their Teachers in the Reopening of Schools? The Role of Diagnostic Learning Evaluations (RSVP required).
  • 5:00-6:00 at Beyond the headlines: Central American migrant’s human journey (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 28

Thursday, April 29

  • 10:00-11:30 at Energy Transition in Latin America – The Role of the Private Sector (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:30 at The future of immigration policy in the United States (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-5:00 at CEJIL Zoom: ¿Hacía dónde va la CIDH? (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at Renewing U.S. Hemispheric Engagement in a Changing World, a Keynote Address by Governor Bill Richardson (RSVP required).

Friday, April 30

  • 11:30 at Florida International University Zoom: The Policy Challenges of Central American Migration: The Human Rights Perspective (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, April 19

  • 3:00-4:30 at Peru and Ecuador: Elections and Democracy in the Andes (RSVP required).

Tuesday, April 20

  • 11:00-12:00 at Is Latin America Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China’s International Development Strategy? (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-1:00 at Protección en Colectivo – Defensores y defensoras indígenas de Derechos Humanos en Colombia (RSVP required).
  • 8:00pm at Lanzamiento Virtual del Informe Anual de Amnistía Internacional en Perú (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 21

Thursday, April 22

  • 1:00-2:00 at Latin America and the Caribbean’s post-COVID-19 outlook (RSVP required).
  • 1:30 at Crimen y violencia en la frontera colombo-venezolana (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, April 5

  • 8:30 at Emerging markets recovery in 2021: A conversation with Mexico’s Finance Minister Herrera (RSVP required).
  • 10:30 at Leaders of the Americas: A conversation with H.E. Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica (RSVP required).

Tuesday, April 6

  • 10:00 at América Latina y el impacto de la pandemia del COVID-19 (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-4:15 at “None of the Above”: Peru’s Fragmented Politics and the April 11 Elections (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 7

  • 10:00-11:00 at Civil Society in Colombia’s Catatumbo Region Demand a Humanitarian Accord, Not Militarization (RSVP required).
  • 10:00-11:00 at Developments in the US-China-Mexico Triangular Dynamic (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-11:45 at Democratic Socialism: A Warning from Venezuela (RSVP required).
  • 12:00 at Report Launch: Defending Human Rights in Venezuela (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-5:00 at Argentina’s Lithium Industry and its Role in the Global Renewable Energy Transformation (RSVP required).

Thursday, April 8

  • 10:00-1:00 at ¿Cómo medimos la calidad de los servicios de educación inicial en América Latina? (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-12:00 at Digital Autocracy: Maduro’s control of the Venezuelan information environment (RSVP required).
  • 3:00 at FundaRedes: Refugiados venezolanos y colombianos entre la espada y la pared (RSVP required).
  • 7:30-9:00pm at Wall of Nations: Mexico, Guatemala and the New Southern Border (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Not much this week: it’s Holy Week (the week before Easter.) The U.S. Congress is in recess, and much of Latin America tends to shut down.

Tuesday, March 30

  • 10:30-12:00 at Freedom of Expression and Elections in Nicaragua (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, March 22

  • 6:30-7:00pm at Una conversación entre mujeres con coraje (RSVP required).

Tuesday, March 23

Wednesday, March 24

Thursday, March 25

Friday, March 26

  • 10:30-12:00 at Afro-descendants: Striving for Equality in Latin America (RSVP required).
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