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Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Alberto Trejos examines ongoing changes within Cuba's government and society and their implications for the future Cuban economy.
2013 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Andrew Zimbalist is the Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College. He is the co-author of the book Equal Play: Title IX and Social Change (with Nancy Hogshead-Makar), published by Temple University Press in October 2007. ' Equal Play is a gem.
2011 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Lecture by Angelina Godoy, Helen H. Jackson Chair inHuman Rights and Director, Center for Human Rights, University of Washington Abstract: In recent years, the application of intellectual property (IP) to pharmaceutical products has generated increasing controversy in many contexts around the world. Like other parts of Latin America, Central American countries were required to introduce reforms to their IP laws under the terms of the WTO's TRIPS Agreement, and later by the ratification of their trade agreement with the United States, which required yet stricter provisions.
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Global Policy Perspectives Symposium: How Should the New Administration Approach Trade with Latin America?
2008 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General, Organization of American States. Co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. José Miguel Insulza took office as OAS Secretary General on May 26 of 2005. A lawyer by profession Mr. Insulza has a master's in political science from the University of Michigan. Mr. Insulza was Political Advisor to the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Chile when Salvador Allende was president.
2006 -