Institutionals / News
:: May 25, 2009
Invited by the headquarters in Viña del Mar of Universidad Adolfo Ibañez from Chile, Gabriel Salvia, Chairman of CADAL, gave a presentation on "Latin America and the International Promotion of Human Rights". Among the participants were Ricardo Lagos Weber, Vicepresident of Partido Por la Democracia and Senator candidate; Rodrigo Correa, Dean of the Law College; Eugenio Rengifo, Assistant Professor of the School of Government; and Gonzalo Bustamante Kuschel, Professor of the School of Government and member of CADAL's Academic Council.
:: May 14, 2009
On Thursday, May 14, 2009 edition of the "Latin American Program of Academic Extension" began with a lesson in charge of Andrés Cañizález about "A decade with Chávez: Journalism, media and politics in turbulent times".
:: May 6, 2009
Invited by FUNDACOR, Gabriel Salvia, CADAL's Chairman, gave a presentation on "Political modernization, institutional quality and democratic strengthening" at Ducal hotel in Cordoba city, Argentina. The event was moderated by Jessica Valentini, former Obudsman of Córdoba. During his presentation, Salvia analyzed the party institutional quality 25 years after the return of democracy in Argentina; unique ballot, "small tables" and simoultaneous open primaries; the advancement of legislative elections and testimony candidates; the subversion of the legislative process in Argentina and the current division of waters in Argentine politics.
:: April 21, 2009
Adrián Lucardi, Associated Researcher at CADAL, presented a request of access to information before the Federal Administration of Social Security (ANSeS). The request refers to the decree 1172/2003 of access to public information, that obligues those entities operating under jurisdiction of the Federal Executive Branch to give information to any person who requires it.
:: April 15, 2009
:: April 7, 2009
The Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) with the support of Instituto Millenium from Brazil published the Portuguese version of 2008 edition of the research report Democracy,
Market and Transparency
. Instituto Millenium is a think tank of research, diffusion and training on public affairs of government, politics, economics, society and culture, promoting values and principles of a free society.
:: April 3, 2009
:: March 31, 2009
:: March 27, 2009
The statement, signed by 188 NGOs, illustrates a deep concern relative to the fact that in some countries resolutions against “defamation of religions” are used as a common tool both to silence and to intimidate human-rights activists, religious dissidents as well as other independent voices.
:: March 19, 2009
Puente Democrático is a project of the Area of International Promotion of Human Rightsof the Center for the Opening and Development of America Latina (CADAL), with the objective of cooperating in actions of international solidarity in order to support the efforts of democrats who live in countries ruled by dictatorships and advocatefor the implementation of a foreign policy committed with Human Rights within Latin American nations.
:: March 13, 2009
The edition 19 of Perspectiva: Revista Latinoamericana de Política, Economía y Sociedad, is now available. This issue includes a Dossier dedicated to the international crisis, posing the following question: Market or Government's fault? It includes articles by Daniel Niño, Cristián Larroulet, Isaac Katz, Guillermo Perry and John Bennett, among others.
:: February 28, 2009
The I Day of "Ideas Entrepreneurs" took place in Buenos Aires. In this day, CADAL gathers her authorities, staff members, researchers, advisers, voluntaries and interns, with the objective that all her members be informed on the different activities taking place, present a balance of the most recent period and exchange ideas on future plans.
:: February 26, 2009
At the end of Foro Latinoamericano Buenos Aires with political scientist Carlos Gervasoni as guest speaker, CADAL celebrated with a cocktail her sixth anniversary at Regal Pacific Hotel.
:: February 12, 2009
With the support of Plataforma Democrática, a network where CADAL is member, the Latin American Commission on Drugs and Democracy just presented her conclusions. Created by former presidents Fernando Henrique Cardoso (Brazil), César Gavíria (Colombia) and Ernesto Zedillo (Mexico) and formed by 17 independent figures, the Commission has evaluated the limits and undesirable effects of repressive policies of "war against drugs" applied in Latin America.
:: January 29, 2009
Since on Februrary 5, 2009 the Universal Periodic Review of Cuba will take place at the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) addressed the Foreign Ministers of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, member countries of the Council.
:: January 19, 2009
:: December 19, 2008
The main objective of the Business Council will be to serve as a link between CADAL and the business sector while at the same time feed the organization identifying the most worrying matters of the national realities to submit them to objective analysis and research. In turn this will help to form civic conscience that can then be turned into concrete actions of government, legislators, judges, citizens and businessmen. The new Director of CADAL's Business Council is an associate of Southern Cross and holds an Industrial Engineer degree from Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA).
:: December 10, 2008
Gabriel Salvia and Hernán Alberro, Chairman and Programs Director of CADAL, respectively, met at the foundation's office S.E. Henrik Bramsen Hahn, Ambassador of Danish Kingdom in Argentina.
:: December 4, 2008
The Alberto Marten Prize for Social Entrepreneurship honors the non profit organizations that combine ideas and action. Social entrepreneurship spirit, means the solutions develped by citizens who in a voluntary and private way give answers to social problems. This prize bears the name of economist Alberto Marten Chavarria for being the founder of solidarity movement in Costa Rica on 1947.
:: November 26, 2008
Taking into account that Chile will the the honor guest country at the XVIII International Book Faire Cuba 2009, that will take place from February 12 to 22, the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) claimed President Michell Bachelet that the embassy of her country in Havanna organize the presentation of the book ''Las Damas de Blanco: Las mujeres de los prisioneros de la primavera negra de Cuba” (Ladies in White: The women of the prisoners of the Cuban black spring) with the presence of its author, Chilean journalist Erika Lüters; the author of the prologue, the Chilean lawyer José Miguel Vivanco, Americas Director of Human Rights Watch; and the comments of the figures of the book, all of them relatives of Cuban political prisoners.