Speaker:Rebeca Grynspan, Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
In celebration of National Women's Day, please join us for presentation by Rebeca Grynspan, Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The over-arching theme of the talk will concern the Sustainable Development Goals after 2015, with attention to new movements within reproductive health, the gender dimensions of universal health coverage, experiences from HIV and emerging pandemics such as noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
Óscar Sánchez is Secretary of Education for Bogotá, Colombia, a city with 8 million inhabitants, 1.500 schools, and close to 1 million students enrolled in the public system. Sánchez is an expert in education and democracy, who is leading a long term transformation of the public education system in Bogotá, by promoting teachers’ qualification and innovation. In the past decade, he has coordinated the program of Democratic Governance and Human Development at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Colombia, served as an advisor at the Colombian...
Registration ClosedSat - Thu, Mar 8 to Mar 27, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
All About Feathers (Costa Rica) chronicles a security guard who wants in on the cockfighting game; he buys, befriends, and grows deeply attached to his rooster protégé Rocky, in this grim yet quirky feature debut from Costa Rican director Neto Villalobos. “I see the beauty in chaos,” Villalobos explains, “I know there are a lot of magical places in Costa Rica, and beautiful beaches, but that’s not what I wanted to show. I love that, but I think there is beauty in this other Costa Rica that people are not used to seeing.”
Speakers: Daniel Aguirre (Harvard), Marisa Franco (UPR), Silvia Lazo (U. of Montana), Marysa Navarro (Dartmouth), Gerardo Piña-Rosales (CUNY), Pedro Reina-Pérez, (Harvard/UPR), Roberto Sierra (Cornell)
Este coloquio repasará los itinerarios de vida de intelectuales republicanos españoles como Juan Ramón Jiménez, Segundo Serrano Poncela, Eugenio Fernández Granell y Pablo Casalsque cultivaron vínculos profesionales y afectivos con instituciones educativas de Puerto Rico y Estados Unidos, para analizar aportaciones, elucidar complicidades y animar debates....
Tsai Auditorium, S-010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Speaker: Jorge Ramos Jorge Ramos is an award-winning, Mexican-born journalist who has been called the "star newscaster of Hispanic TV" and named one of the Time Magazine's most influential Hispanics in the US. He is the anchor of Univision's "Noticiero Univision" and "Al Punto" and author of 11 books, the most recent of which is A Country for All: An Immigrant Manifesto published by Vintage/Random House.
Sponsored by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights and the Instituto Cervantes at Harvard (Observatorio) along with the David Rockefeller...
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S-10), 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
DRCLAS and CANANA Films present a film screening of Cesar Chavez.Screening begins at 6:30pm and will be followed by a discussion with Director Diego Luna, Producer Pablo Cruz, and Harvard Kennedy School Professor Marshall Ganz.
Please note that this event is ticketed and therefore not open to the general public. ...