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


Tuesday, June 29, 2021

8:30am-11:30am PT [11:30am-2:30pm ET]

The Institute of the Americas’ planned Canada Day forum will examine the binational Canada-United States relationship to explore new possibilities in the post-pandemic era to build back better together as we grapple with the emerging regional and global challenges of the 21st century including future public health crises, regional security threats, climate change as well as our shared interests on the global stage. Read More

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With your support we can keep delivering targeted, hands-on programs across the Americas.

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Our volunteer program is a way for people to invest their skills, minds, and hearts in support of our Latin America mission.

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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


Luis Plata named as Colombia’s Ambassador to Spain

Luis Plata named as Colombia’s Ambassador to Spain

Before the pandemic, during October 2019 the Institute of the Americas organized an Energy Sector Roundtable in Bogotá, Colombia, for which Mr. Plata opened and delivered welcoming remarks stressing the economic importance of the energy sector in the country

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