Institutionals / News
:: 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.
:: November 17, 2008
The new issue of Perspectiva magazine on Latin American politics, economics and society, with a dossier on '''Lack of resources or food disability?'' that refers to the world food crisis, its causes and consequences. This new issue of Perspectiva, number 18, also includes an interview to Raúl Ferro by Gabriel Salvia, entitled ''Business with the base of the piramyd arrise inclusion sentiments''.
:: November 12, 2008
CADAL signed an agreement with Cooperativa de Radios del Interior (CORI) of Uruguay, accepting that member radio stations include the weekly radio show "Apertura Latinoamericana" by CADAL Buenos Aires.
:: November 7, 2008
The book “Fundamental rights and the juridical and institutional order in Cuba” written by the Argentine jurist Ricardo Manuel Rojas was edited in July 2005 by CADAL, the foundation Friedrich A. von Hayek and the Foundation Konrad Adenauer and won the 2006 International Antony Fisher Award.
:: October 16, 2008
With a class in charge of historian Ricardo López Göttig, the 2008 Political Opening Program started with the aim of motivating youth interest in politics and highlighting the importance of political parties in the strengthening of democracy. The Program is divided in two parts: History of Political Parties in Argentina (6 classes) and Political Parties and Democratic Governance: Challenges for Argentina (2 classes).
:: September 20, 2008
Gabriel Salvia announced that “CADAL will send a letter to the ministries of foreign affairs of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, keeping in mind that the above mentioned countries integrate the United Nations Human Rights Council, in order to issue respect for the report realized by Human Rights Watch about Venezuela and the intolerant decision of the administration of Hugo Chávez to expel the directive of the prestigious international human rights organization from his country”.
:: August 22, 2008
On Friday, August 22, 2008, Angel Soto presented the book "Las Frágiles Democracias Latinoamericanas" (Fragile Latin American Democracies) at the Auditorium of Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) in Lima, Peru.
:: August 8, 2008
The new issue of Perspectiva - Revista Latinoamericana de Política, Economía y Sociedad, includes a dossier on "Infraestructure: the motor for development" with articles by Daniel Torres-Gracia, Juan Martín Caicedo, Rudolph Hommes, Gabriel Sánchez Zinny, Fernando del Campo, Pedro Vargas Gallo, Guillermo Laura and Alfredo Múnera.
:: July 28, 2008
:: July 10, 2008
On July 10, Hernán Alberro, Programs Director of CADAL, took part in one of the panels of this event entitled "A common agenda between political parties and civil society organizations". The Forum was organized by Generación Democrática with the support of Konrad Adenauer and the help of CADAL with the participation of around 60 people from different political parties and civil society organizations of Latin America.
:: June 30, 2008
The Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) supports through the signature of its chairman, Gabriel Salvia, the urge of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) to EU.
:: June 26, 2008
On June 26, 2008 Pablo Brum, CADAL's Associated Researcher in the Area of International Promotion of Human Rights, met with Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch, in Geneva.
:: June 26, 2008
From April 10 and June 26 CADAL organized in its office in Buenos Aires, the 2008 edition of Latin American Academic Extension Program (PLEA) with the participation of ten speakers, among them: Fabián Bosoer (Clarín newspaper), Jorge Elías (La Nación newspaper), Carlos Gervasoni (Universidad Católica Argentina), Fernando Ruiz (Universidad Austral), Raúl Ferro (Business News Americas) and Gonzalo Bustamante Kuschel (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez).
:: June 8, 2008
CADAL was forced to cancel the presentations of its new book “América del Sur en el mundo de las democracias de mercado” (South America in a world of market democracies), schedulled for Friday, June 13. The authors of the book, Eduardo Viola and Héctor Leis, borned in Campana and Avellaneda respectively, political exiles and prestigious political scientists living in Brazil since the begining of the Argentina military dictatorship, decided to cancel their trip due to the threat of "escrache" (violent demonstration) in Rosario, saying that they are "obliged to wait for better conditions for the public presentation of our ideas".
:: June 3, 2008
Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) and Fundación Friedrich A. von Hayek are the institutions that publish "Burocratómetro: Un alerta al contribuyente argentino" (Boureaucratometer: An alert to Argentine taxpayers), consistent on a survey of all law projects presented by legislators annually, and an analysis of which would mean an increase in public expense; and if such expense has been taken into account by legislators or if they just state that the funds will be taken from general federal revenues.