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President Duque visits the Council for an online event

Colombia ¿Cómo vamos?: Women’s political and economic empowerment

Closing gender gaps in economic and political empowerment will move Colombia forward in its path toward sustainable development. Greater female participation in the economy and in politics will not only boost the country’s economy (by increasing productivity, diversifying the economy, reducing income inequality, increasing organizational effectiveness, among others), but will also contribute to more inclusive, democratic, and sustainable policies.

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Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The US-Colombia partnership: From Venezuela’s crisis to counter-narcotics efforts

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the United States Institute for Peace, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Latin America Program, and the Inter-American Dialogue, hosted H.E. Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, for a discussion on the future of US-Colombia relations. The conversation was moderated […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Colombia Conflict

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

As crisis continues in Venezuela, Colombia’s “borders are open,” foreign minister says

"We are receiving Venezuelans with a sense of solidarity."

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Colombia Venezuela

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread o#f false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America

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Wed, Jun 12, 2019

MLP Executive Education – Bancolombia

From June 12 to June 15, MLP hosted an executive education program and study tour for Bancolombia executives. The bank brought a mix of C-suite executives from flagship and subsidiary organizations including their Chief Executive, Juan Mora Uribe. Participants were hosted at the Council for a series of high-level meetings. MLP collaborated with many others […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Colombia Economy & Business

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Millennium Leadership Program 2019 Core Program

From May 3 to May 17, the 2018 and 2019 cohorts of Millennium Fellows traveled to Colombia for MLP’s annual Core Program. The 2019 cohort began with the Study Tour component that included meetings with seven ministers and cabinet members, two additional elected officials, six additional senior government and multilateral officials, and a nonprofit leader […]

Blog Post by Millennium Leadership Program

Americas Civil Society

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

US-Colombia Task Force – Phase 2

Today, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center launches phase two of its US-Colombia Task Force chaired by US Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Ben Cardin (D-MD). The bi-national group will help guide President Duque, President Trump, the US Congress, and both countries’ private sectors, as Colombia transitions into a more peaceful and prosperous democracy.

Colombia Peace and Prosperity Task Force

Colombia Economy & Business

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Digital resilience in Latin America: Automation, disinformation, and polarization in elections

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. Following a year-long effort in which the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and its Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Valentina Sader

Americas Brazil

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Has progress been made in containing disinformation?

Facebook and Whatsapp representatives hail progress on limiting disinformation's impact on social media.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Brazil Colombia

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Maduro’s days are over, says Colombian President Duque

Colombia’s leader calls on Venezuelan military to support interim President Juan Guaidó

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Colombia Venezuela

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

President Iván Duque Márquez: Colombia’s domestic and regional opportunities and challenges

On Thursday, February 14, His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez, president of the Republic of Colombia, discussed Colombia’s ambitious agenda for transitional justice, economic reform, and regional leadership. Duque, who was sworn in as president of Colombia in August 2018, was interviewed by CNBC Contributor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic […]

Event Recap by Chloe Zoeller, Katherine Pereira & Camila Hernandez

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