President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship

Public Lecture by Patricia Martinez Coral and Casandra Castorena Sánchez, 2017-2018 PNK Fellows 

March 8th, 2018 | The New School · New York

The Spring Public Lecture of the President Nestor Kirchner (PNK) Fellowship 2017-2018 took place on March 8, 2018 in the Klein Conference Room at The New School in New York. The event was postponed to March 8th due to severe weather conditions. With this lecture, the OLA celebrated the second session of the 7th annual edition of the PNK Fellowship, a joint initiative of ...

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Design and Development

Cities and the Global Agenda: On the Road to the U20 in Buenos Aires 


July 13th , 2018 | The New School, New York  

The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will meet at UN headquarters in New York from July 9 to 20, 2028 to conduct a review of progress towards the achievement of the SDGs. This meeting is expected to attract thousands of development specialists from around the world. This review...

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Design and Development

OLA Research Finds 'Digital Divide' in Google Street View of Environmental Issues, Slums

February 26th , 2018 | The New School, New York  

A few weeks ago, a team of researchers from SGPIA headed to Kuala Lumpur to present their research at the 9th annual World Urban Forum. The team from SGPIA worked with a team from the University of Buenos Aires and found a "digital divide": gaps in information presented in Google Street View - specifically when it came to the living and environmental conditions in Buenos Aires' villas miserias, or informal slums.

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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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