Speaker: Carlos Diego Mesa, Former President of Bolivia (2003-2005)
About the talk: For more than a century the diplomatic relationships between Bolivia and Chile have been conditioned by the Pacific war (1879-1884), where Bolivia and Peru confronted Chile. As a product of the war Bolivia lost access to the Pacific Ocean. This country has not renounced to the right of regaining sovereign access to the Ocean. In 2014, Bolivia presented a demand before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. In 2015 the ICJ declared itself...
Speakers: Sarmad Khan, Team Leader & Policy Advisor for Leadership Development, UN; Ifoda Abdurazakova, Policy Specialist on Leadership Development, UN
About the talk: The global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all Member States of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. The SDGs constitute 17 ambitious goals from ending poverty, to protecting livelihoods of people, to the climate and the environment. To meet the pace of a constantly changing world, we must equally change and adapt skillsets and...
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Harvard Kennedy School - Littauer building 1st floor
The 2017 Latin American Conference is the fourth conference organized by Latin American students at the Harvard Kennedy School. It seeks to create awareness about the policies, experiences, and opportunities for future growth and development in the region.
For the first time, the Conference will have two former presidents of the region as our keynote speaker: Mrs. Dilma Rousseff (Brazil) and Mr. Carlos Salinas de Gortari (Mexico), who will give their outlook on how Latin America has changed and the region's development challenges.