Security and Development Seminar: Violence, Insecurity, and Development in Latin America

Date: 

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:30pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Perkins Room (R-415), 4th Floor Rubenstein, HKS

The fourth session in CID's new Security and Development Seminar Series.

Latin America has the highest rates of interpersonal violence in the world. In this session, leading experts explore the causes, correlates, and consequences of this violence, with an emphasis on the Northern Triangle region, which includes El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Speakers:

  • Nathalie Alvarado-Renner, Citizen Security Lead Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),
  • Daniel OrtegaDirector of impact evaluation and policy learning, CAF
  • Thomas Abt, Innovation in Citizen Security Project, Center for International Development at Harvard University
  • Marcela Escobari, visiting Fellow at Brookings Institution and former Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean

There will be a live stream of the event on CID's Facebook page.

Seating capacity is 40. RSVP on the link below to confirm a seat.