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June 2020

Webinar COVID19: Challenges and Opportunities for Swiss Business in Brazil and Mexico (June 9, 2020)

9. June, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Switzerland

The Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland has the great honor to invite you to register for an online event with Rubén Araiza Díaz, Director of the Swiss Business Hub in Mexico and Philippe Praz, Director of the Swiss Business Hub in Brazil. Brazil and Mexico are among the largest economies in the world with more than 340 million people and a young population. Their potential is undisputed. Swiss firms are well positioned with significant investments and a strong…

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Webinar COVID-19: Impact, Policy Responses and Perspectives for Latin America (June 25, 2020)

25. June, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Switzerland

LATCAM is very honored and pleased to propose a webinar featuring as guest speaker Mario Cimoli, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and co-chair of a policy task force at Columbia University (NY) with Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Prize Laureate in Economic Sciences.. Latin America is facing presently the worst recession of its history and struggles to overcome the pandemic COVID-19. Dr Mario Cimoli will proceed first to a diagnostic of the…

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July 2020

Webinar COVID-19: Key Features of the EFTA-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement and Perspectives (July 9, 2020)

9. July, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Switzerland

  The Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland is honored to invite you to attend a webinar on COVID-19: Key Features of the EFTA-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement and Perspectives with our guest speaker Ambassador Markus Schlagenhof. Switzerland and its EFTA partners concluded in substance the negotiations of a free trade agreement with the members of Mercosur in August 2019. Switzerland has important economic ties with Mercosur and seeks to constantly strengthen them. In this webinar, Ambassador Markus Schlagenhof, Head…

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September 2020

Webinar How to avert another lost decade for Latin America (Sept. 10, 2020)

10. September, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Switzerland

LATCAM is very honored and pleased to offer a webinar featuring as guest speaker William R. Rhodes, one of the world’s most respected and knowledgeable experts in international finance. Mr Rhodes will discuss topics such as: Why is the Latin American region most affected of all by the COVID-19 pandemic? Can this situation evolve into a debt crisis? What recommendations can be given to Latin American governments for the next 18 months? Our Speaker:    William R. Rhodes Bill Rhodes…

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October 2020

Webinar US Presidential Elections: What is at stake for Latin America? (Oct. 27, 2020)

27. October, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Switzerland

LATCAM is honored to organize a webinar on U.S. Presidential Elections: What is at stake for Latin America? with our distinguished guest speaker Professor Joseph W. Westphal. The United States plays an essential role for Latin America as one of the most important trading partners for most countries, the home of about 30 million migrants and by far the largest source of foreign currency remittances. US investments in Latin America are also very substantial. Since the failure to finalise the…

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November 2020

Webinar Latin America Day (Nov. 3, 2020)

3. November, 2020 @ 1:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, Gheistrasse 37
Rüschlikon, 8803 Switzerland
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The 2020 Latin America Day took place, for the first time, as a Zoom webinar. LATCAM thanks its fantastic speakers and moderators for their contributions that made this virtual event a success! The Latin America Day was generously supported by     Program with biographies: PDF   Special joint video message in Spanish/Portuguese from the bilateral Chambers in Latin America: LINK   Slide presentation "Financial Outlook" by Esteban Polidura (Julius Baer): PDF   To view the webinar recording (3 hrs 19…

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Webinar Multilateral Trade System: Assessment, Challenges and Perspectives for Latin America (Nov. 17, 2020)

17. November, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Switzerland

LATCAM is honored to host a webinar with Roberto Azevêdo, Executive Vice-President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of PepsiCo and former Director General of the WTO, with the objective to assess the state of the multilateral trade system by looking at the challenges and perspectives for Latin America. Roberto Azevêdo has led the WTO over the past seven years and has a deep knowledge of the importance of global trade for sustainable development and inclusive growth as well as the…

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December 2020

Webinar A New Future For The “Multilatinas” (Dec. 8, 2020)

8. December, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Switzerland

The term «Multilatina» is relatively recent, but the growth and expansion of these Latin American multinational corporations has been going on for decades. They span over many sectors, such as agriculture, consumer goods, mining, retail or infrastructure, paving the way for easier direct foreign investment in the region. LATCAM is delighted to offer a webinar with Dr. Lourdes Casanova who is a leading expert on multinationals in emerging markets, focussing in particular on the future of the «Multilatinas»: How do…

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January 2021

90-minute Online Resilience Training (Jan. 14, 2021)

14. January @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Switzerland

Dear Members and Partners, LATCAM is tremendously grateful for your continued loyalty and support. As a sign of appreciation and to allow us all to start the 2021 business year with power and energy, we are inviting you to join a 90-minute free Online Resilience Training on January 14, 2021, at 12.30-2.00 p.m. (Zurich time). The Resilience Training will provide you with valuable tools and give you a deeper understanding on how you can holistically increase your resilience as well…

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March 2021

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18. March @ 4:02 pm

Several webinars with eminent speakers on relevant topics are currently in preparation to ensure a diversified and high-quality virtual offering for our members and constituents. Updates will be  provided regularly. Registration for online events (Zoom) is accessible on our website approx. 8-10 days prior to the webinars. Recordings of the past webinars are posted on our website within 24 hours.   Thursday May 27, 2021, 2.00 pm - approx. 5.30 pm (Zurich time) Latin America Day Our annual flagship event…

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