Monthly Archives: February 2013

Two Events Co-hosted by CLASS

Join us on Today, February 28th at Kaufman Auditorium from 4:45PM – 6:00PM for a lecture presented by Antanas Mockus on Civic Culture and Social Transformation. Antanas Mockus was elected Mayor of Bogotá in 1995 and again in 2001. His … Continue reading

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Red Unidos: The National Strategy for the Eradication of Extreme Poverty in Colombia

The Colombian Administrative Department for Social Prosperity (Departamento Administrativo para la Prosperidad Social or DPS in spanish) was consolidated in November 2011 by the national government, in an effort to articulate the (until then) isolated and disarticulate public initiatives that … Continue reading

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The International Year of Quinoa

2013 has been declared, by the United Nations, the International Year of the Quinoa. Quinoa is a protein-rich and organic crop from the Andes. It is especially grown in the high land of Peru and Bolivia. According to the UN … Continue reading

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The Pacific Alliance

On January 30th, the Presidents of the Pacific Alliance’s Member States agreed to liberalize intra-trade by 90% by March 31st. The move would bring tariffs down to a mere 10%, a significant reduction in the region given the rising protectionism … Continue reading

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