Institute of the Americas

For almost 40 years, the Institute of the Americas has promoted sound public policy and fostered cooperation between public and private sector stakeholders across the hemisphere. Our diverse programs emphasize innovation and technological advance as the key to building 21st century economies in the Americas

Institute of the Americas

For almost 40 years, the Institute of the Americas has promoted sound public policy and fostered cooperation between public and private sector stakeholders across the hemisphere. Our diverse programs emphasize innovation and technological advance as the key to building 21st century economies in the Americas.

About the Institute of the Americas

Established in 1981, the Institute of the Americas is an independent, inter-American institution devoted to encouraging economic and social reform in the Americas, enhancing private sector collaboration and communication and strengthening political and economic relations between Latin America, the Caribbean, the United States and Canada.

Events & News

EVENT

Latin America’s 2021 Energy Outlook – Resilience and Reset

March 17, 2021
Join the Institute of the Americas, Sproule and expert commenters for a discussion and reflection on 2020 and a look forward and assessment of the reset across the region’s energy sector and key trends and signposts this year.
Chris Mylde, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at Sproule and Jorge Milanese, Regional Director, Latin America will present a short overview of their just-released Latin America Energy Outlook followed by a discussion panel with Marta Jara, Non-Resident Fellow at the Institute of the Americas and former Director General of ANCAP in Uruguay and Jeremy M. Martin, Vice President, Energy & Sustainability at the Institute of the Americas.

EVENT

U.S. – Cuba Bilateral Relations Under the Biden Administration

March 25, 2021
US Cuba FlagsWith the Biden Administration there is the growing prospect of a potential reversal of sanctions and regulations imposed by the Trump Administrations that resulted in restricting travel, investment and remittances that were made possible under the prior Obama Administration. Given the evolving nature of U.S. bilateral relations with Cuba, the Institute of the Americas has organized a special panel discussion with four noted Cuba experts to assess the future of America’s relationship with this island nation.

EVENT

México Próspero – A Presentation by Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy

April 9, 2021
Tatiana ClouthierJoin the Institute of the Americas as we welcome Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier for a keynote presentation and discussion as part of the Institute of the Americas’ Hemisphere in Transition Webinar Series.
The event will be moderated by Richard Kiy, President of the Institute of the Americas (IOA) and Jeffrey Davidow, Member of the IOA’s Hemispheric Advisory Board and former US ambassador to Mexico.

REPORT LAUNCH

China Stakes Its Claim in Latin American Energy: What It Means for the Region, the U.S. and Beijing

February 11, 2021
Cover Latam China Report We are pleased to present the Institute of the Americas Energy & Sustainability program’s latest report: China Stakes Its Claim in Latin American Energy: What It Means for the Region the U.S. and Beijing.

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Energy Transition Initiative


 

The ETI Program objective is to shape and inform public policies and regulatory frameworks pertaining to the energy transition and to enable the region’s transition to a more sustainable energy mix. It also fosters policies to incentivize investment in renewable technologies that will accelerate the de-carbonization of the region and boost energy security and economic development. Read more

Our Energy Transition Initiative

The ETI engages with policymakers, businesses, and journalists from around the Americas, helping them lead the region’s transition to renewable energy.  Learn more

Latest News


Environment & Climate Change Program launched

Environment & Climate Change Program launched

Early this year, the Institute formally launched its Environment & Climate Change (EC2) program to support and promote the private sector’s role across a wide range of activities ranging from: sustainable financing, green bond project funding, establishing...

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