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Events

After Chávez: international political, energy and security implications of Venezuela’s presidential succession
5 April 2013, 08.30-10.30
Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo
Please register your attendance with NorLARNet  by 3 April, 12.00A light breakfast will... more  
Colombia after a peace agreement: What role for Europe and Latin America?
12 December 2012, 08.30-10.00
Hambro’s Café, Kristian IVs gate 7
On October 16th 2012 the Colombian government and the FARC initiated a dialogue that hopefully will result in a peace agreement. Should an agreement be reached a huge... more  

Publications

Latin America and the drug issue: searching for a change
Coca field by Erik Cleves Kristensen with cc license from Flickr Juan Gabriel Tokatlián 13 December 2013
This report analyses the current global situation of the drug question and highlights the limitations of the so-called "war on drugs". It specifically reflec... more  
Aiding Venezuela’s transition
Venezuela flag by кiÑ‚-кaтн HalкeÑ‚Ñ‚'s under CC licence on Flickr Juan Gabriel Tokatlián 31 January 2013
In his second inaugural address President Obama pledged a more prudent, reasonable and constructive foreign policy. He suggested that Washington can or should be ready... more  
In the shadows of globalisation: drug violence in Mexico and Central America
Pistols by faeriefly717 Benedicte Bull 19 December 2011
Mexico and the northern triangle of Central America (Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador) are currently experiencing a wave of violence with the dimensions of a humani... more  
National and international dimensions of criminal violence in Latin America
BROTHER by LINUz90 in flickr Benedicte Bull 27 April 2011
Latin America has witnessed a surge in criminal violence during the past decade. In this paper, Benedicte Bull summarises the findings of a 2010 seminar on the interna... more  
Latin America's Political Economy Post 9/11
publication 12 November 2010
Publisher: Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (Noref) Brief introThe report - written by Augusto Varas - is the result of a cooperation between the Norwegian Latin America... more  
Noref Report 6 - U.S. Policy toward Latin America after the 5th Summit of the Americas
publication 12 November 2010
On May 11, 2009 NOREF and the Latin America Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars organized the seminar After the Summit: New Initiatives and... more  
Conference report: New Power Relations in Latin America and their Global Influence
publication 25 March 2010
Augusto Varas details the main findings of the international conference – Latin America’s new power relations and their global influence – organised by Noref and the D... more  
Winds of change
publication Marcel Fortuna Biato 4 October 2009
The controversy surrounding events in Colombia and Honduras indicates that old paradigms have run their course. Latin America has demonstrated increasing confidence in... more  

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