President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship

PNK Fellowship 2017-2018: Selected Fellows and Honorable Mentions

August 9th, 2017 | Universidad Nacional de San Martín · Buenos Aires, Argentina

The new Fellows are María Sofía Bernat (Argentina); Patricia Martínez Coral (Colombia), Paulo Alas Rossi (Brazil) and Daniela Castorena Sánchez (México). They will travel to The New School in New York, in November 2017 and in February 2018, where they will present their work and meet leading academics and public officials in their fields.

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Latin America on the Move

Event summary: The Rise and Fall Of Rio De Janeiro: Lessons Learned 

May 25th, 2017 | The New School ∙ New York

On May 25th, 2017 The Observatory on Latin America at The New School organized a conversation with Eduarda La Rocque, Former President of the Instituto Pereira Passos, Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Design and Development

Michael Cohen - Urban Economy in the New Millennium

September 2017 | UN-Habitat worldwide · Global Urban Lectures

This lecture belongs to season 2 of the Global Urban Lectures produced by UNI – UN-Habitat's partnership with universities worldwide. In this lecture Michael Cohen illustrates data about economic growth that demonstrate how cities act as engines of national economic development. Due to agglomeration economies, approximately 80 percent from global GDP is coming out of urban-based economic activities; 600 urban centers generate about 60 percent of global GDP....

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Welcome to OLA

Michael-A_48Welcoming remarks by Michael Cohen, Director of the Observatory on Latin America and the International Affairs Program of The New School.

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