Public Policy and Governance

2014 Apr 04

17th Annual Harvard Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference

6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School

Friday, April 4th – Saturday, April 5th

The Harvard Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference features Latino leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors; sparks dialogue across several disciplines about issues affecting the Latino community; provides networking opportunities among students, alumni, and professionals; and inspires the next generation of Latino leaders in their commitment to their communities.

This year’s conference theme, “Sin Limites: From Vision Into Action,” largely builds on last year’s agenda of “Fulfilling the Promise” by now...

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2014 Mar 11

Human Rights in Latin America: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty? A Conversation on Civil Society, Violence and Resilience in Mexico

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-050,1730 Cambridge St

Diane Davis, Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Maria Elena Morera, President, Causa en Común, México

Please note that this event is Session 5 in part of The Latin America Program Spring Study Group at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.

This event is Co-sponsored by the DRCLAS Mexico & Central America Program and the Huarvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS).

Alumnos de Harvard ponen conocimientos en práctica en zonas afectadas por el 27-F

Alumnos de Harvard ponen conocimientos en práctica en zonas afectadas por el 27-F

March 2, 2014

Source: El Mercurio, Chile, March 2, 2014

Alumnos de Harvard ponen conocimientos en práctica en zonas afectadas por el 27-F

Por dos semanas, los estudiantes se dedicaron a asesorar a las localidades de Dichato, Cobquecura y Perales. Ayudar a sacar adelante un puesto de empanadas y crear un plan para traer agua potable donde se hacía necesario fueron algunos proyectos.  

Margherita Cordano F. 

Como profesor de una cátedra centrada en la recuperación de ciudades luego de la irrupción de desastres...

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2014 Mar 06

Instituto Cervantes at Harvard presents: Conversaciones en el Observatorio: El exilio republicano español entre España, Puerto Rico y Estados Unidos

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow St. 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138

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 Casals que cultivaron vínculos profesionales y afectivos con instituciones educativas de Puerto Rico y Estados Unidos, para analizar aportaciones, elucidar complicidades y animar debates....

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2014 Mar 05

Latinos: "The Future is Ours"

4:30pm

Location: 

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...

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2014 Feb 24

FXB Center for Health and Human Rights presents: An overview of the new rights agenda: Same sex marriage law, drugs policy, children and migration: A Southern-Cone Perspective

1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 203

Felipe Michelini is a human rights law professor at the University of the Republic of Uruguay, as well as a member of Parliament in Uruguay. He served as a consultant to the General Secretariat of the United Nations Truth Commission (Republic of El Salvador) in 1992 and 1993, and to the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights in
1994. He directed the Center for Justice and International Law for the Southern Cone in 1993 and 1994. Between 2005 and 2009, Michelini was the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Human Rights and in this capacity chaired Uruguay's...

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Andrés Velasco

Faculty Project: Teleconference Series in Argentina
Faculty Project: Chile: el país que viene

Teleconference Series in Argentina

The DRCLAS Regional Office created a series of teleconference opportunities in 2003 for Argentine corporate,...

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Michael Watkins

Faculty Project: Bolivia, Chile, Peru: Exploring Opportunities for Multual Gain

Bolivia, Chile, Peru: Exploring Opportunities for Multual Gain

DRCLAS, with support from the Corporación Andina de Fomento, organized at Harvard...

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John Coatsworth

Faculty Project: Bolivia, Chile, Peru: Exploring Opportunities for Multual Gain
Faculty Project: Teleconference Series in Argentina

Bolivia, Chile, Peru: Exploring Opportunities for Multual Gain

DRCLAS, with support from the Corporación Andina de Fomento, organized at Harvard...

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Cynthia Sanborn

Faculty Project: Project on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change

Project on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change

The Program on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change in Latin America, led by the...

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David Brown

Faculty Project: Project on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change

Project on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change

The Program on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change in Latin America, led by the...

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Christine Letts

Faculty Project: Project on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change

Project on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change

The Program on Philanthropy, Civil Society and Social Change in Latin America, led by the...

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