Each year CARI offers more than 300 events such as academic sessions, conferences, meetings, round tables, workshops, seminars, symposiums, book presentations and artistic events. These activities are announced on this website and participation is completely free. CARI agenda does not consist of a list of international issues but rather a follow-up of global processes that affect the region, the country and local issues
The activities are carried out at CARI’s headquarters, located in 1037 Uruguay St., 1st floor, Buenos Aires –except when somewhere else is explicitly mentioned–



Friday March 29, 9:30 am

The cities and States challenges towards the future. Complementarity, innovation and openness to the world

The event will begin with a presentation by Daniel Carlos Marinez Villamil, Montevideo's Mayor, followed by a discussion with the audience

Carlos Martínez VillamilBachelor in Industrial Engineering, University of the Republic, with specialization in Automation and Robotics. In 2010 he became Senator for the Socialist Party, a position he held until 6 July 2015 when he was elected Mayor of Montevideo. He is a presidential candidate of the Republic for the "Frente Amplio" party

Thursday March 21, 6:30 pm

The Relevance of the United Nations in a New World Order

The Argentine Council on International Relations will host an academic session conducted by the president of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés

María Fernanda Espinosa GarcésShe has more than 20 years of multilateral experience in international negotiations, peace, security, disarmament, human rights, indigenous peoples, gender equality, sustainable development, environment, biodiversity, climate change and multilateral cooperation. She has served Ecuador as Minister of Foreign Affairs (twice), Minister of National Defence, and Coordinating Minister of Natural and Cultural Heritage. She also coordinated the Sectorial Council on Foreign Policy and Promotion, which includes the Ministries of Tourism, Culture and Heritage, Foreign Trade, and the Environment. Ms. Espinosa Garcés was Chair of the Group of 77 and China until January 2018, and also served as Chair of the Andean Community. (Taken from the UN webpage)

Wednesday March 21, 9:30 am

International trade crisis and its effects on the global economy: Punta del Este Group initiative

The Argentine Council on International Relations will host an academic session conducted by Ambassador Guillermo Valles Galmés, organized by Group of Producing Countries from the Southern Cone (GPS)

Comments by de Félix Peña, CARI Vice-president, and moderated by Horacio Sanchez Caballero, GPS Coordinator

Guillermo Valles GalmésA career diplomat with over 35 years of professional experience. He has served in several bilateral and multilateral diplomatic missions in Latin American, European, Asian and UN posts, and has held several relevant political positions, including Deputy Foreign Minister of Uruguay

Tuesday March 19, 9:00 am

Beyond Brexit, Global Ireland and the European Union, challenges and opportunities in a changing world

The Argentine Council on International Relations will host an academic session conducted by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government of Ireland, Eoghan Murphy T.D., organized by the European Affairs Committee and the Embassy of Ireland

Eoghan MurphyIrish Fine Gael politician who has served as Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government since June 2017. He has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Bay South constituency since 2016, and previously from 2011 to 2016 for the Dublin South-East constituency. He previously served as Minister of State at the Department of Finance from 2016 to 2017

Monday March 18, 6:30 pm

Malaysia's Foreign Policy in the new government: the policies related with Latin America

The Argentine Council on International Relations will host an academic session conducted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, His Excellency, Dato 'Saifuddin Abdullah

Dato 'Saifuddin AbdullahMinister for Foreign Affairs of Malaysia

Thursday March 14, 6:30 pm

Armenia: a gateway to Eurasia

Academic session conducted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia, Estera Mkrtumyan, organized by the Group of Contemporary Studies of the Eurasian Space

Estera MkrtumyanAmbassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia

Wednesday March 13, 6:30 pm

Elections in Bolivia, a look at the present and future

CARI will be hosting in an academic session, Carlos D. Mesa Gisbert, former President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

Carlos D. Mesa GisbertHistorian, politician and journalist. In 2002 he was elected Vice President of the Republic and President of the National Congress, a position he held between 2002 and 2003. He was Constitutional President of Bolivia in the period 2003-2005. He is Presidential candidate for the 2019 elections

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