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Governance and the Rule of Law

The advancement of democracy in Latin America has unleashed political, economic, and social dynamism, while weak political institutions and legal systems continue to plague the region. Institute activities in this area might include research and policy recommendations on governance and short courses on best practices for civil servants and politicians.


Eric Jacobstein

U.S. Policy in Central America

The Biden-Harris Administration’s engagement with Central America has prioritized addressing the root causes of irregular migration. The strategy addresses the acute factors that drive irregular migration from northern Central America, including: natural disasters, water, and food insecurity, all…


Book Talk: “Constitutional Polarization - A Critical Review of the U.S. Political System” (Video)

November 13, 2023

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

2024 Presidential Elections in Mexico (Video)

November 8, 2023

Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes

Latin America and the Polycrisis: Challenges and Opportunities (Video)

November 7, 2023

Duration: 1 hour 23 minutes