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 Events This Week

Monday, May 23, 2022

  • 2:00-3:30 at Road to the Summit: A digital future for the Americas (RSVP required).

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022

  • 9:00 in 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building and Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues on Ninth Summit of The Americas.
  • 11:00-12:30 at USAID MujerProspera / WomanProsper Winners Announcement Event: “Advancing Gender Equality in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras” (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at Refugees International: Experiences of Haitian Migrants in Mexico and at the U.S. Border (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Wednesday, April 6

Thursday, April 7

Friday, April 8

  • 8:30-9:15 at Brazil’s path ahead: A conversation with Brazil’s former Minister of Justice Sergio Moro (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Wednesday, February 16

Thursday, February 17

Latin America-related online events this week

Tuesday, February 8

Wednesday, February 9

  • 10:30-12:00 at Feeding the Fire: How Prohibition and the Drug War Fuel Corruption and Organized Crime in Latin America (RSVP required).

Thursday, February 10

  • 3:00-5:00 at The Crisis of Democracy in Central America (RSVP required).

Latin America-Related Online Events This Week

Monday, January 31, 2022

  • 2:00-3:30 at Biometrics at the border: Balancing security, convenience, and civil liberties (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:30 at Cuba: An American History (RSVP required).
  • 6:00-7:30 at Zoom: Public Launch of the Washington Brazil Office (RSVP required).

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

  • 2:00-5:00 at Tenth Annual U.S.-Mexico Security Conference Part 2 (RSVP required).

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

  • 2:00-3:30 at Cybersecurity, Supply Chains, and the Development of Mexico’s ICT Sector (RSVP required).

Thursday, February 3, 2022

  • 10:00 at Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on “Overview of U.S. Priorities in the Western Hemisphere: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Path Ahead” (no online event announcement).
  • 3:00 at China’s Relations with Latin America (RSVP required).
  • 9:00pm at Intersectionality of Police Practices & Racial Justice in the Borderlands (RSVP required).

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).
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