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Sarah Anderson, Director of IPS Global Economy Project, will be among the speakers discussing a new report: “Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Americas” at this event sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Heinrich Böll Foundation.
Other speakers will include:
Eduardo Zepeda, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Böll Foundation
Kevin Gallagher, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Boston University, Research Associate, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University
Andres Lopez, Director of the Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación, and Professor of Economics, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Eva Paus, Professor of Economics and the Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives at Mount Holyoke College
Nicola Borregaard, Director of the National Energy Efficiency Program for the Government of Chile and advisor to the Chilean Minister of Economy
Maryse Robert is chief of the Trade Section in the Department of Trade and Tourism at the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS)
For a copy of the report and background papers see:
Please RSVP to Evelina Yeghiyan at EYeghiyan@CarnegieEndowment.org by noon on Wednesday, June 18.
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