Friday, November 3, 2017 at 3 PM (EST)

Michael Shifter

President of the Inter-American Dialogue

About Michael Shifter

Michael Shifter is president of the Inter-American Dialogue, a DC-based not-for-profit non-governmental organization that engages a network of global leaders to foster democratic governance, prosperity, and social equity in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 1994, Shifter has played a key role in shaping the Dialogue’s agenda, and has written and talked widely on US-Latin America relations and hemispheric affairs. His articles have appeared in leading newspapers and journals throughout the United States and Latin America, and he has testified regularly before the US Congress about US policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 1993, Shifter has been an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where he teaches Latin American Politics. He holds a MA from Harvard University and a BA from Oberlin College.

About this Roundtable

TopicFor GFDD’s third Global Roundtable of 2017, the Foundation sought out the input and advice of Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, on a wide range of current events and recent trends in US-Latin American and Caribbean relations. Having graciously accepted the invitation, Shifter was excited to discuss issues such as the changing climate in economic relations between the US and Latin America, the ongoing NAFTA renegotiation, income inequality, drug policy reform in the Americas, and the future of the Inter-American Dialogue.

LocationGFDD, 1629 K St. NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20006
Time: 3:00 PM (EST)
DateFriday, November 3, 2017

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