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August 22, 2017
Institutionals / News
:: August 1ro, 2017
The Commission will operate within Argentina’s Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Civil Society Advisory Board. One of the motives behind the Commission’s founding is, according to an official statement by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the idea that “The advocacy of human rights constitutes a central axis to our foreign policy”.
:: July 12, 2017
The Observatory on International Relations and Human Rights is a project within CADAL’s International Democratic Solidarity Program. The Observatory is dedicated to monitoring the internal situation in both countries where civil and political rights are severely repressed and in Latin American countries where the quality of their institutional democracies is very low or severely threatened.
:: July 1ro, 2017
Cándido Figueredo Ruiz, correspondent for the newspaper ABC Color in the city of Pedro Juan Caballero – located on the border between Paraguay and Brazil – visited Buenos Aires from May 31 to June 30. Figueredo Ruiz has been under constant protection by the police for the last two decades, an effort made to protect him from the vindictive criminals that he exposes through his reporting. His investigative work on criminal activity was recognized with the 2015 International Press Freedom Award given by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). On June 2, 2012, the New York Times published his profile under the title “Exposing Drug Secrets, From a Well-Guarded Bunker.” During his stay in Argentina, Figueredo Ruíz was named Guest of Honor to the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires by a local legislator.
:: June 26, 2017
At a meeting in the Congress of the Republic of Peru, CADAL Chairman Gabriel C. Salvia presented an analysis of democracy in the region.
:: June 22, 2017
Sybil Rhodes, Vice President of CADAL and director of its Academic Council, participated in the second iteration of the India Think Tank Forum. Taking place from June 19 – 21, 2017, in New Delhi, the forum focused on “The Potential and Power of National, Regional and Global Partnerships”. The forum was organized by the Observer Research Foundation, the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, and the McKinsey Global Institute.
:: June 21, 2017
Chairman of the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL), Gabriel Salvia, and Cuban, democratic political activist Manuel Cuesta Morúa, represented the institution in Cancún, Mexico.
:: June 15, 2017
Those present at the meeting were Gabriel Salvia, representing the Administrative Board; permanent staff members Hernán Alberro, Marisa Di Vitto, Sergio Casais, and Diana Arévalo; advisors José Montaldo and Liliana De Riz; foreign interns Justine Vieira and Valentina d’Andria; volunteers Sofia Frers, Ludmila González, and Eric Grosembacher; and special guests Cándido Figueredo Ruiz and Patricia Bellenzier.
:: May 2, 2017
Through case studies of Atlas Network partner organizations, group activities, and lectures by experts in the think tank movement, the workshop participants learned about the strategies and tools that increase civil society organizations’ impact on public policy reform. With these new skills, the participants hope to influence the key policy issues that are critical to their country’s future.
:: April 28, 2017
It is evident that the CELAC emerges as an initiative of the Alba to politically influence the rest of the countries in the region. For various motives, the CELAC member states that were really committed with the rule of law and the respect of the fundamental liberties have to take advantage of the actual context in Venezuela to abandon this organism that suffers of authoritarians vice in its origins, giving the anti-democratic cases of Venezuelan y Cuban governments.
:: March 31, 2017
Matthias Peschke presented the results of his research on the UN Human Rights Council in front of political science and international relations students at the University of CEMA in Buenos Aires.
:: March 8, 2017
The Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) dedicated its 14th Anniversary to the presentation of the book State Crimes. Justice’s Dilemmas, attended by Jaime Malamud Goti, the author, and Carlos Rosenkrantz, Judge of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation.
:: February 15, 2017
The first meeting of the year was attended by authorities, counsellors, permanent collaborators, foreign interns and volunteers to analyse the ongoing projects and the proposals under review, the organization of the 14th anniversary of CADAL and the Foros Latinos as well as the 2017 edition of the conference of the international day in remembrance of the victims of totalitarianism.
:: January 30, 2017
With the organization of the Foro Latinoamericano Punta del Este, the Center for the Opening and the Development of Latin America (CADAL) started its cycle of events 2017 with the presentation of Ignacio Munyo about the economic perspectives of Uruguay. It’s is already a habit, that the activity in the Uruguayan beach was organized at hotel boutique AWA, sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation with the support of the daily El País.
:: October 20, 2016
Form the 16 to the 19 of October, the head of CADAL participated in a new edition of the Forum 2000, created by Valcav Havel which takes place in Prague and other cities of the Czech Republic and Europe. Salvia participated in three activities. In one of them he moderated a panel that had Jorge Olivera Castillo (writer, journalist and ex Cuban political prisoner) as speaker.
:: September 30, 2016
The summit was organized by the Think Tank Program and Civil Societies (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania and the center For International Governance Innovation (CIGI). The Center for the Opening and Develoment of Latin America (CADAL) was one of the Argentine think tanks that participated in the summit. CADAL was represented by Sybil Rhodes, Vice-president and Academic director of the institution.
:: August 1ro, 2016
The Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) signed an agreement of mutual cooperation in the field of scientific research, technical assistance and human resources training with the NGO Transparencia Electoral (TE) .
:: May 19, 2016
The head of CADAL, Gabriel Salvia, held a meeting with Mutuma Ruteere, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, who was on an official visit to Argentina. The meeting was attended by representatives of Congreso Judío Latinoamericano, DAIA, AMIA, Centro Simon Wiesenthal, Museo del Holocausto and Bnai Brith.
:: April 29, 2016
During the meeting details of the schedule of upcoming events were analyzed, also the committee reviewed the practices of internships and volunteer at the institution, proposals to donors of international cooperation, the incorporation of new counselors and the fundraising strategy from the Argentine private sector.