About the Latin America Leadership Program

Georgetown University’s Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) aims to connect and empower a new generation of socially responsible, innovative, and ethical Latin American leaders, active in the public and private sectors and civil society. 

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Venezuelan marching towards Peru through the streets of Tulcan. Ecuador, after crossing Colombia. LUIS ROBAYO AFP

Rescuing Venezuela: The Role of the International Community

Georgetown Latin America Leadership Program and the Center for Latin American Studies sponsored a discussion on the role of the international community in regards to the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.


Protests in Guatemala

The Effect of Corruption in Central America

According to Transparency International’s Corruption Index, 62 percent of people in Central America believe corruption is on the rise. Ambassador Todd Robinson (SFS'85) led a discussion on the economic and societal costs of corruption.


Woman with baby in the market

Hunger and Malnutrition Lessons from Latin America

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Latin America Program presented their research aimed at finding ways to improve the outlook of vulnerable populations in Latin America.

Kick-off event ILG Brazil 2018

ILG Brazil 2018 Kick-off

The Latin America Leadership Program opened the 3rd edition of its ILG Brazil program at ENAP-Escola Nacional de Administraçaô Publica. The program was presented as a 3-module 10-day program from November 5 through December 5, 2018.

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GCG Journal Vol. 12 Number 3

Read the latest issue of the Journal of Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability, published by Georgetown University and Universia.

Carlos Vives in Santa Marta

Tras La Perla, Carlos Vives' Social Impact Project

On Sept. 24, 2018, Carlos Vives presented Tras la Perla, his not-for-profit initiative that aims to revive and empower Pescaito, one of the most vulnerable neighborhoods in his native Colombian city of Santa Marta. 

Nicaraguans protesting

Analysis on the Crisis in Nicaragua

Over 400 unarmed Nicaraguans have been killed by police and paramilitary forces since April 2018. Ambassador John Feeley examined this critical situation with veteran journalists and human rights and pro-democracy activists.




Participants of the ILG 2018 Cohort

Georgetown Welcomes ILG 2018 Class

LALP welcomed 23 public managers from Argentina, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela, who developed innovative public policy proposals for our region.




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Universia and Georgetown University GCG Journal Volume 12 Number 2

Georgetown University's GCG quarterly journal features innovative proposals to help improve the competitiveness and governability of  Ibero-American companies and countries in a globalized world.