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
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.
March 25, 2021
With 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.
April 9, 2021
Join 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.
February 11, 2021
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.
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
On February 11, the Institute of the Americas formally launched our report, “China Stakes Its Claim in Latin American Energy: What It Means for the Region, the U.S. and Beijing”. The launch event and webinar was co-hosted by University of California TV (UCTV) and is...
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...
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the STEAM Initiative held its first webinar Mujeres en STEAM, Thursday, February 11 in Spanish with 80 Latina girls from the U.S., Mexico, Peru, and Argentina participating. Three panelists served as...
Jacqueline Sanchez promoted to Director of Stakeholder Engagement for new Environment & Climate Change program
As of 2021, Jacqueline Sanchez has been appointed as Director of Stakeholder Engagement for the new Environment and Climate Change Program at the Institute of the Americas. She will be the first team member and work alongside with CEO and President, Richard Kiy to...
Mr. Grijalva has been a student of U.S.-Latin American legal and political interactions for over 30 years. A UCSD graduate with a bachelor of Arts in Political Science and with a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, his entire professional...
Hemispheric Advisory Board Established, Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow, Enrique García, Paulo Sotero Named as Founding Members
The Institute of the Americas diverse Board of Directors is composed of 22-member and includes respected business and civic leaders with on-going professional and personal ties across Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2021, we welcome the establishment of a new...