Strategies to tackle LAC’s seven most pressing challenges. Interview with Rebecca Bill Chavez, recently-appointed president and CEO of the Inter-American Dialogue.

“In the near term, there are several, very significant, challenges that have to be tackled,” said Rebecca Bill Chavez, recently-appointed president and CEO of Washington D.C.-based think tank, the Inter-American Dialogue. The list is not very long, but it encompasses all the vital issues, as anyone familiar with the region can attest. She mentioned migration, inclusive economic recovery, access to quality education and public health, climate change, energy transition and food security.  “These are issues that public policy really has to focus on,” she said. Amid a deep political polarization, she notes that these are not problems for the political left or the right to confront alone. “These issues are part of a shared agenda,” she said. Cooperation is indeed […]

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