Twenty years of dynamic economic, social and institutuional transformation have begun to erase more than a half century of violence, drug trafficking and insurgent groups, such as the FARC, in Colombia. Ambassador to the U.S. and former Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón will join LACC Director Frank Mora on Thursday, March 30, in an open conversation on the next challenge to the Santos administration, the implementation of the Peace Process.
MMCA17 on March 23 features a lineup of A-List experts and innovators who research and work on break-through platforms to address the digital divide that exists throughout the hemisphere. Leading professionals and scholars define the problem, share high-level strategies, discuss the need for innovation and reveal emerging technology, platforms and initiatives. A Must See for practicing journalists, pre-journalists, students and policy specialists.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies graduate students hosted the "South Florida Student Conference on Human Trafficking" on March 3, 2017. This hugely successful event was organized by MALOKA, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Organization. Congratulations MALOKA!
Conversation featuring Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States and Colombia's former Minister of Defense. Part of LACC's Andean Studies of Excellence and its Governance and Security Program. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Performance featuring Niurca Márquez, artist/researcher, José Manuel Domínguez, performer, theater director and writer, and José Luis de la Paz, flamenco guitarist. Sponsored by TotalBank and co-sponsored by JW Marriott Miami and Air Europa. Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of Spain, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute, African and African Diaspora Studies Program, Department of History and the Coral Gables Museum.
Conference featuring a distinguished group of scholars and practitioners. Sponsored by the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Cuban Research Institute, Model United Nations Program, Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program, and European and Eurasian Studies Program. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-7266
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