Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Invitation to the next Hemispheric Forum on Wednesday, February 6 from 9:30 AM-12:00 PM. Topic: "Colombia Peace Negotiations"

When:                                                         Where:

Wednesday, February 6, 2013                       3rd floor, Próceres Room 3212
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM                              Abraham Lincoln Hall
                                                                  Fort Lesley J. McNair
                                                                   Washington, DC 20319


cordially invites you to attend the upcoming Forum on

“Colombia Peace Negotiations”


  • Carlos Urrutia, Colombian Ambassador to the US
“Official Position of the Colombian Government on the Peace Negotiations”

  • Dr. David Spencer, CHDS Assistant Professor of National Security Affairs
“An Assessment of the FARC”

  • Mr. Stephen Johnson, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
“Opportunities for a Successful Peace Negotiation”

  • Dr. Ray Walser, Senior Policy Analyst, Latin America, The Heritage Foundation
“Obstacles to a Successful Peace Negotiation”

  • Prof. Carlos Alberto Ospina Ovalle, General (Ret), Colombian Army & CHDS Chief of Defense Chair & Professor of National Security Affairs
“An Assessment of the Strategic Implications of the Peace Negotiations”


Mr. Eric Farnsworth, VP of the Council of the Americas & Americas Society

The Forum will be available online!  Live stream links:

Please RSVP to or 202-685-4665.

Space is limited

Friday, January 11, 2013

On Monday, January 14, 2013, join the Americas Society/Council of the Americas for a roundtable discussion on "Venezuela's Uncertain Future".

The event will take place from 10:30 AM-12:15 PM at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1779 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC), in the Root Room- 2nd Floor.

It will also be transmitted live!:

El lunes, 14 de enero, 2013, únense a la Sociedad de Américas/el Consejo de las Américas para una mesa redonda sobre “El Futuro Incierto de Venezuela”.

El evento se realizará desde las 10:30 AM hasta las 12:15 PM en el Carnegie Endowment f...or International Peace (1779 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC) en la Root Room, Segundo Piso.

También habrá transmisión en vivo!:

Thursday, January 10, 2013