President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship

PNK Fellowship Seventh Year Announcement


july, 2018 | New York · Buenos Aires

The President Nestor Kirchner Fellowship completed it's first seven years counting 24 fellows form 2011 to 2018. In these seven years, more than 760 young people from all Latin American countries have applied to the Fellowship. In each of the editions, fellowship recipients and honorable mentions have been chosen in three successive evaluation rounds, in which 59 specialists from 16 countries participated as jurors ...

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Latin America on the Move

From Projects to Processes: Participatory Approaches to Urban Integration  

September 4th , 2018 | The New School, New York  

The Housing Department of the City Government of Buenos Aires (Instituto de Vivienda) is responsible for the construction and management of public housing in the city. Its President, Juan Maquierya, brings an innovative and dynamic approach to the housing sector, emphasizing the importance of...

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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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