ENLACE Newsletter, Q1-2021

ENLACE Newsletter, Q1-2021

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Environment & Climate Change Program Launched

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…

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President’s Column

Richard Kiy, President & CEO Institute of the Americas

As the Institute celebrates its 40th anniversary, we’re working pro-actively to respond to the emerging challenges faced across the Hemisphere through our programmatic initiatives, research and public programs.

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Hemisphere in Transition Webinar Series

COVID-19 pandemic brought forth socioeconomic disruptions globally with countries across the Americas among the hardest hit. »


Non-Resident Fellows Co-author 2021 LATAM Energy Landscape and Outlook

Short essays with their views on the landscape and outlook for the region’s energy sector. »

Cover Latam China Report

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

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

Ecuador Virtual Energy Roundtable

Highlights developments in country’s energy sector amidst political change. »

International Women’s Day in Science: “Mujeres en STEAM”

First webinar “Mujeres en STEAM” in Spanish with 80 Latina girls from the U.S., Mexico, Peru, and Argentina participating. »





Nelly Molina and Siobhan MacDermott appointed to Institute of the Americas Board. »



Hemispheric Advisory Board established, Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow, Enrique García, Paulo Sotero named as Founding Members. »


Ernesto Grijalva appointed as Institute’s Practitioner in Residence. »

IOA In The News

El Gran Reseteo

Jorge Rosenblut y Alfredo Thorne
11/29/2020 | elcomercio.pe

Crisis en Venezuela | “La presión internacional no obligó a un cambio político en Venezuela, pero ha obligado a un cambio económico”

Alberto Vollmer, Board Member Interview with BBC

12/22/2020 | bbc.com


Regional NGO says Biden must re-engage the region to combat Chinese influence- Trump ignored the region to America’s detriment

Richard Kiy, Interview with Caribbean Magazine Plus
02/16/2021 | caribmagplus.com