The main speaker at this seminar is April J. Mayes from Pomona College, California, who focuses her research on the Dominican Republic.
Speech by Cuba’s ambassador to Norway, Oscar de los Reyes, followed by a short documentary; organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.
On April 2nd Ecuador will decide who will be the president to follow Rafael Correa’s 10 years of rule. This seminar will discuss the possible consequences of the elections.
Guest lecture on the political crisis in Brazil with Professor Marcus Melo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil) at the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.
The magazine LatinAmerika launches its first issue of the year, which focuses on the inclusion of minorities and marginalized groups in the Colombian peace process. Talks by Diego Marín Rios, Lina Alvarez Reyes and Mónica Orjuela.
Seminar on walls and barriers under Trump, including the planned wall at the US border with Mexico; organized by the University of Oslo.
Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel, Associate Professor of International Relations at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo, Brazil.
Seminar organized jointly by the Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, the Norwegian institute for urban and regional research and the Oslo Academy of Global Governance of the University of Oslo.
Habitat Norway and Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) will screen the documentary “The Olympic Dream” and organize a panel discussion with Gerhard Heiberg (IOC), Chistopher Gaffney (Brazil/Switzerland) and Einar Braathen (NIBR) based on the experiences from Rio de Janeiro.
Movies and more.
Breakfast seminar with Henriette Killi Westhrin, general secretary of Norwegian People’s Aid; Berta Isabel Zúñiga Cáceres, COPINH (Honduras) and daughter of Berta Cáceres; and Victor Fernandez, Movimiento Amplio de Dignidad y Justicia (Honduras); organized by Norwegian People’s Aid.
Language: Spanish, with interpretation to Norwegian
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) organizes a workshop with Dr. Christopher Gaffney (Department of Geography, University of Zurich), research professor Einar Braathen (NIBR) and research fellow Celina Sørbøe (NIBR).
The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) will organize a popular tribunal on Norwegian investments in Latin America, with a focus on investments by the Government Pension Fund Global in eucalyptus in Brazil, and investments by Norfund in the Honduran bank Ficohsa.
The event will interpreted between Spanish/Portuguese and Norwegian. See announcement.
A debate organized by The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG), with Mariel Aguilar Støen, University of Oslo; Gustavo Illescas, CALDH (Guatemala); a representative from Norfund; and Andrew Kroglund, Miljøpartiet De Grønne.
Title of the thesis: "Negotiating Religion and Development: Diaconal Praxis in the Bolivian Andes" See announcement.
Lecture by Jorge Perez Jaramillo, Deputy director of the metropolitan planning area of Medellín, Colombia.
Documentary Film Festival, including
- a lecture on our media-created perception of Colombia (in Norwegian) - a panel debate on women’s role in the peace processes in Colombia, Guatemala and Myanmar - a conversation on the relations between Dominicans and Haitians
Paola Bergallo, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella; Camila Gianella, Chr. Michelsen Institute / University of Bergen; and Elzbieta Kurdziel, University of Bergen, in conversation with Bruce Wilson (University of Central Florida, Chr. Michelsen Institute); organized by the Centre on Law & Social Transformation.
Guest lecture with Álvaro Llosa, University of Oslo; organized in co-operation with the research group “Latinamerika: Litteratur og kultur”, University of Bergen
Presentation of the book by its author, Eirin Mobekk, and comments by Sarah Lister, Director, Oslo Governance Centre; organized by Norad.
Ministers, civil society and the private sector of Colombia will share their expectations now that the peace accord has been signed, in this event organized by Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment and the Colombian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable development.
International conference, including interventions by Rodrigo Veliz, investigative journalist, Guatemala; Christian Zurita Ron, investigative journalist, Ecuador; and Iván Velásquez, Commissioner, International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), Guatemala.
Conference organized by Colombiaforum on the ongoing peace process and the role civil society is playing to achieve peace and justice.
Breakfast seminar with Angelika Rettberg, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia