Democracy and Government

Luigi R. Einaudi“The Relations between the Americas and the United States and Post V Summit"
Thirty Fifth Lecture  - May 14, 2009 (Universidad San Martín de Porres – Lima, Perú)

Luigi R. Einaudi, Former OAS Assistant Secretary General

Bill Richardson“Immigration and Hemispheric Affairs"
Twenty Seventh Lecture, - April 1, 2008

Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico and Former U.S. Presidential Candidate

Eduardo Stein"The Political Strategy for Governance: The Importance of the Regional Context"
Twenty Sixth Lecture - March 25, 2008

Eduardo Stein, Former Vice-President of Guatemala

Ricardo Lagos Escobar“Latin America’s Future Challenges”
Twenty First Lecture - July 19, 2007

Ricardo Lagos Escobar, Former President of Chile

Trinidad Jiménez“Spain and the Americas: A Story for the Future”
Twentieth Lecture - May 24, 2007

Trinidad Jiménez, Spain’s Secretary of State for Ibero-America

Soledad Alvear“The Participation of Women in Politics in the Americas”
Eighteenth Lecture - January 23, 2007

Soledad Alvear, Chilean Senator and former Foreign Minister of Chile

George Soros“Challenges to Open Society”
Sixteenth Lecture - October 3, 2006

George Soros, Chairman of the Open Society Institute

Fernando Henrique Cardoso"The State of Democracy in Latin America"
Twelfth Lecture - March 30, 2006

Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former President of Brazil

José Miguel Insulza"Hemispheric Integration: An Overview of Challenges and Perspectives"
Seventh Lecture - July 15, 2005 (Universidad San Martín de Porres en Lima, Perú)

José Miguel Insulza, OAS Secretary General

Alejandro Miró Quesada"Journalism and Good Governance in Latin America and The Caribbean"
Sixth Lecture, - June 28, 2005

Alejandro Miró Quesada, President of the Inter-American Press Association

Jimmy Carter“Promise and Peril of Democracy”
First Lecture - January 25, 2005

Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States

Human Rights

Thomas Buergenthal"Never Again: Understanding the Past to Prevent Future Genocide"
Thirty Ninth Lecture - April 14, 2010

Thomas Buergenthal, Judge of the International Court of Justice

Terry Davis"The Universality of Human Rights and the Work of the Council of Europe"
Thirty Fourth Lecture - March 18, 2009

Terry Davis, Secretary General, Council of Europe

Jennifer Mary Shipley"Peace, Security and Participation: The Case for Shared Societies"
Thirty Seventh Lecture - September 22, 2009

Jennifer Mary Shipley, Ex Prime Minister of New Zealand

James Anaya“Indigenous Peoples and their Contribution to the International Human Rights System"
Twenty Eighth Lecture, - April 17, 2008

James Anaya, Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy and U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples

Matilde Ribeiro“Combating racism and discrimination: A Policy of Inclusion”
Twenty Fourth Lecture - December 4, 2007

Matilde Ribeiro, Brazil’s Special Secretary for the Promotion of Racial Equality Policies

Multidimensional Security

Jean-Louis Bruguiere“The Fight against Terrorism and the Promotion of Democratic Values"
Thirty Sixth Lecture - June 22, 2009

Jean-Louis Bruguiere, former Vice President, terrorism section, Paris Court of High Claims

Wan Exiang“Judicial Reform in China: Latest Developments and Potential Challenges”
Twenty Second Lecture - September 25, 2007

Wan Exiang, Vice President of the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China

“Reconciliation Processes in the Americas: The Case of El Salvador”
Nineteenth Lecture - February 16, 2007

Fidel Chávez Mena, Former Foreign Minister of El Salvador

Oscar Santamaría
, Former Foreign Minister of El Salvador

Fidel Chávez Mena Oscar Santamaría

Huguette Labelle“Beyond Words and Paper: Why the Americas Must Act Against Corruption”
Seventeenth Lecture - November 28, 2006

Huguette Labelle, President of Transparency International

Baltasar Garzón“Judicial Power and Impunity”
Thirteenth Lecture - April 18, 2006

Baltasar Garzón, Spanish investigating judge

Philippe Kirsch"International Criminal Court and the Enforcement of International Justice"
Third Lecture - March 31, 2005

Philippe Kirsch, President of the International Criminal Court

Integral Development

"The Challenges of Globalization and the New Role of Universities in the Hemisphere"
Thirty Third Lecture - February 4, 2009

Rafael Rangel Sostmann, Rector, Instituto Tecnológico y d0e Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Michael M. Crow
, President, Arizona State University

Raúl Bao García
, President, Universidad San Martín de Porres, Lima, Peru

Rafael Rangel Sostmann
Michael M. Crow
Raúl Bao García

Robert B. Zoellick"A Conversation on the Inter-American Agenda"
Thirty First Lecture - December 8, 2008

Robert B. Zoellick, President of the World Bank Group

Jeffrey M. Puryear“Challenges of the Education in Latin America and the Caribbean”
Fifteenth Lecture - August 29, 2006 (Lima, Perú)

Jeffrey M. Puryear, Vice President for social policy at the Inter-American Dialogue and director of the Inter-American Dialogue's Education Program - The Partnership for Educational Revitalization in the Americas (PREAL)

Roberto Rodrigues"Facing Energy Security in the Americas through Agroenergy Sources"
Thirtieth Lecture - October 28, 2008

Roberto Rodrigues, Former Minister of Agriculture and Co-President of the Inter-American Ethanol Commission

Josette Sheeran “Confronting the Challenge of the Global Food Crisis in the Americas"
Twenty Ninth Lecture - July 29, 2008

Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the World Food Program

Joseph Stiglitz“Development Challenges in a Globalized World"
Twenty Fifth Lecture - December 17, 2007 (Lima - Peru)

Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics

Nicholas Negroponte“One Laptop per Child”
Fourteenth Lecture - July 25, 2006

Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and Director of the One Lap-Top per Child initiative

Cheng Siwei"China and Latin America and the Caribbean: A Promising Future"
Tenth Lecture - December 6, 2005

Cheng Siwei, Vice President of the National Congress of the People’s Republic of China

George Alleyne"Health for Development"
Ninth Lecture - October 11, 2005

George Alleyne, Director Emeritus of the Pan-American Health Organization

Felipe Gonzalez"Challenges Confronting Latin America and the Caribbean"
Eighth Lecture - September 13, 2005

Felipe Gonzalez, former President of Spain

Derek Walcott"An Integrated Americas: A Caribbean View"
Fourth Lecture - April 12, 2005

Derek Walcott, Nobel Literature Laureate


Alicia Barcena"In Search of Solutions to the Financial Crisis: Measures Taken and Future Challenges”
Thirty Eighth Lecture - October 5, 2009

Alicia Barcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Luis Alberto Moreno"The Financial Crisis and its Impact on the Americas"
Thirty Second Lecture - January 12, 2009

Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank

Kemal Dervis“Financial Markets, Social Justice and Democracy: Where is the path to equitable and sustainable growth?”
Twenty Third Lecture - October 23, 2007

Kemal Dervis, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Administrator

Jeffrey Sachs"New Approaches to Economic Directions in Latin America"
Eleventh Lecture - March 14, 2006

Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Earth Institute at Columbia University, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management and Special Advisor to the UN on the Millennium Development Goals

John Taylor"Latin America: From Economic Crisis to Economic Growth"
Fifth Lecture - May 17, 2005

John Taylor, former Under Secretary of the US Treasury for International Affairs

Enrique Iglesias"The Americas: From Economic Integration to Full Cooperation"
Second Lecture - February 8, 2005

Enrique Iglesias, former President of the Inter-American Development Bank