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September 21, 2017
:: August 24, 2017
Taking place at the Matta Cultural Center, the book launch for Edwards’ new novel included opening remarks by the National Minister of Culture, Pablo Avelluto, and comments by the author Ana María Shua and the Director of the National Library, Alberto Manguel. The novel “The Last Sister” is based on the real story of María Edwards, a woman who rescued Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Paris.
:: August 23, 2017
The conference took place in the Palacio San Martin, home to Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The day’s events were as follows: Legal and Institutional Mechanisms for Combatting Anti-Semitism and Honoring the Memory of the Holocaust; Solidarity with Current Victims of Human Rights Violations; The City of Buenos Aires’s Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Totalitarianism: a Tribute to Cecilia de la Torre; the introduction of the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s Civil Society Advisory Board’s International Democratic Solidarity Commission; and closing reflections by Jorge Edwards.
:: June 14, 2017
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and CADAL jointly organized a conference in Montevideo focused on analyzing the political crisis faced by Venezuela and the international democratic community’s role. The conference’s speakers included Tamara Taraciuk, Pablo Mieres, Pablo Iturralde, and Kristin Wesemann.
:: June 13, 2017
CADAL and the Political Science and International Relations Department at the Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) organized a conference on Chile’s election prospects. Political scientist Patricio Navia was invited as a guest speaker.
:: June 12, 2017
With political scientist Patricio Navia as guest speaker, the latest Foro Latinoamericano Buenos Aires, organized by CADAL, centered on analyzing Chile’s election prospects. The forum took place at Universidad del CEMA.
:: June 8, 2017
Néstor Scibona, journalist, analyzed within the scope of the Foro Catalinas, held at CADAL’s headquarters, the legacy received by Macri: 18 months of Cambiemos’ governance, the scenarios before and after the elections, and his five great economic challenges.
:: June 2, 2017
From 5 May to 2 June 2017, CADAL organized five sessions within the workshop “Foreign Policy and Human Rights”, with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. The workshop was moderated by Sybil Rhodes, vice president of CADAL and director of its academic council.
:: May 22, 2017
In cooperation with the Law College of Universidad de Palermo, CADAL arranged a talk on “Abuses and threats to democracy in Venezuela: its impact on Latin America”, with Inti Rodríguez, Tamara Taraciuk and Gabriel Salvia as speakers.
:: May 17, 2017
With the participation of the Argentine journalists Silvia Mercado and Nestor Scibona, CADAL set up a new meeting of the Foro Latinoamericano Montevideo. The event took place in the headquarters of the Business School of the University of Montevideo, with Nicolas Lussich, Uruguayan journalist, as the moderator and the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
:: April 20, 2017
With the participation of Liliana De Riz, political analyst, as a speaker, CADAL organized at its headquarters the first Foro Catalinas meeting of 2017. This time, De Riz provided a historical review of Argentine politics, up to the actual challenges facing the Mauricio Macri’s president.
:: March 21, 2017
With the participation of author and former political prisoner Jorge Olivera Castillo and jurist Daniel Sabsay, CADAL's programme Puente Democrático organized the conference «The Human Rights situation in Cuba 14 years after the Black Spring».
:: March 17, 2017
With the participation of Nelson Fernández, journalist, as guest speaker, CADAL held at its headquarters a new meeting Foro Latinoamericano Buenos Aires. This time, “La Nación” (Buenos Aires) permanent correspondent in Uruguay and press director of the TV channel “NSTV – Nuevo Siglo”, tackled in his last book (co-authored by the journalist Hugo Machín) the political and economic situation of Uruguay.
:: December 20, 2016
In the context of the second anniversary of the normalization of the relations between the United States and Cuba, CADAL organized a lecture with Armando Chaguaceda, Inés Pousadela, Alicia Lissidini and Fernando J. Ruiz.
:: December 15, 2016
CADAL organised the last Foro Catalinas of 2016 where Carlos Fara, Director of CADAL's Advisory Council, gave a summary of Mauricio Macri's first year of government. Amongst the participants were the ambassadors of Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden as well as diplomats from the European Union, Romania, Belgium, Brazil, Mexico and Honduras.
:: November 17, 2016
The programme took place from November 1 to 17 with a total of nine classes. Primarily directed at students and university graduates younger than 25 years, the programme elaborated the development of socialism in Eastern and Central Europe between 1917 and 1989, the transition to communism and the cases of the remaining dictatorships in Cuba and North Korea. A wide range of lecturers participated in the programme including historian Ricardo López Göttig, Professor Fernando Ruiz, the representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Argentina, film critic Pablo de Vita, Sociologist Gabriel Palumbo, Political Scientist Agustín Menédez, the ambassador of Geogria and the President of CADAL.
:: November 16, 2016
Sponsored by Konrad Adenauer Foundation, CADAL organized the conference "Human Rights after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Old and New Challenges" in Uruguay with keynote speakers Alvaro Garcé and Soledad Garcia Muñóz.
:: October 18, 2016
In the framework of the 20° edition of the Forum 2000, Micael Lagergren received from the hands of Cuban democratic activists in the Zofin palace in Prague, the award to committed diplomacy in Cuba 2015. Lagergren worked as the third secretary of the Sweden embassy in Cuba form May 2010 to April 2015.
:: October 3, 2016
With the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, CADAL organized a seminar on the internationalization of China. The event was lectured by Juan Pablo Cardenal and took place at the Escuela de Negocios de La Universidad de Montevideo.