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US and Latin America: Challenges for the Biden Administration

september 20th, 2021

The webinar "US and Latin America: Challenges for the Biden Administration" is an initiative of the South America Program of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI). It seeks to spark a debate with US Political Scientist Abraham Lowenthal on the role of Latin America in the US foreign policy agenda, as well as the Biden Administration's main challenges in maintaining US-Latin America relations.


Date:

september 20th, 2021

Location:

Online Event

Time:

5 to 6h15 pm ET

Language:

English

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The webinar "US and Latin America: Challenges for the Biden Administration" is an initiative of the South America Program of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI). It seeks to spark a debate with US Political Scientist Abraham Lowenthal on the role of Latin America in the US foreign policy agenda, as well as the Biden Administration's main challenges in maintaining US-Latin America relations.


Opening and Moderation

Hussein Kalout
International Advisory board

Research Scholar at Harvard University

Julia Dias Leite
CEO at CEBRI

Julia Dias Leite is the CEO of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), Brazil’s main foreign affairs think tank, as well as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Piemonte Holding. She has led some of the most important independent foreign affairs institutions in Brazil, convening a vast network of companies, government offices, and organizations in Brazil and abroad. She previously served as Executive Secretary of the China-Brazil Business Council, where she consolidated the Council’s position as the primary binational institute dedicated to establishing a dialogue between China and Brazil on trade, financial, and governmental matters. Julia was also a Resident Researcher at the Council of the Americas in New York and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Asia & Latin America Program of the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington. She earned her law degree from the Cândido Mendes University in Brazil and holds a Master’s degree in Business Management. Julia is married to Alessandro Lombardi, has three children and is a documentary photographer.

Participants

Abraham Lowenthal
Professor Emeritus at University of Southern California

Daniela Campello
Senior Researcher

Associate Professor at EBAPE/FGV

Gelson Fonseca Junior
Founder

Director of the Center for History and Diplomatic Documentation (CHDD) of the Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation (FUNAG)

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