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Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Americas

Events and Press Coverage

Events:

Washington, DC
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
June 19th, 2008

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Heinrich Boll Foundation co-sponsored the launch of Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Americas – a report from the Working Group on Development and the Environment in the Americas. The report explores the link between foreign investment liberalization and sustainable development in Latin America.  A summary of the event, and links to the powerpoint presentation and audio of the event, are available here

San Jose, Costa Rica
University of Costa Rica
July 22nd, 2008

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Universidad de Buenos Aires
October 23, 2008

Montevideo, Uruguay
School of Social Sciences, "Universidad de la República"
October 24th, 2008

Congressional Testimony on Improving Investment Agreements
Kevin P. Gallagher
May 14, 2009.

Press Coverage:

Article from SUNS
Limited impact of FDI on economic growth in Latin America, June 13, 2008.

Washington Post Article (English)
A Plan B for Deepening Economic Ties in the Americas,
June 27, 2008.

Washington Post Article (Spanish)
Un Plan B Para Estrechar Relaciones Económicas en Las Américas, June 27, 2008.

Comment based on the Working Group Report published on the Inter-American Dialogue's 'Latin American Advisor,' August 1, 2008.

More Comments based on the Working Group Report published on the Inter-American Dialogue's 'Latin American Advisor,' September 15, 2008.

Article in “Brecha” (Uruguay)
Inversión Extranjera y Desarrollo”, November 14th, 2008.

Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Lead to More Foreign Investment?, an interview published in Investment Treaty News (ITN), April 30, 2009.

Comment based on the Working Group Report published on the Inter-American Dialogue's 'Latin American Advisor,' June 8-12, 2009.

 

 

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