Institute of the Americas

For nearly 40 years, the Institute of the Americas has promoted sound public policy and fostered cooperation between public and private sector stakeholders across the hemisphere.

Our diverse programs emphasize innovation and technological advancement as the key to building 21st-century economies in the Americas. 

Our People

Our board members, advisory council members, experts and staff collectively represent a diverse range of backgrounds and geographic locales across the Americas that help further the goals and objectives of the Institute.

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Our Programs

Energy & Sustainability Program

The Institute’s Energy & Sustainability Program is committed to shaping public policy and informing the public on matters related to energy development…

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Environment & Climate Change Program

The Institute is committed to catalyzing expanded sustainability leadership and climate action among the private sector to tackle climate change, minimize…

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STEAM Program

The Institute’s programmatic initiative that brings 13 years of STEAM education experience to deliver high-quality experiential learning…

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Our Partners

The Institute partners with diverse public, private, non-profit and academic organizations throughout the Americas to further our organizational mission.
UC San Diego Affiliation
Our Supporters
Steering Committee

Upcoming Event


OCT  2021

09:30 am
10:30 am PT

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Latin American & Caribbean Energy Project Financing & the Path to Net Zero:

Regional Challenges and Opportunities


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In the News

October 11, 2021

El litio es una oportunidad para Cali-Baja: Jeremy Martin

October 11, 2021

Energy matters © VOL. 33 – Another fine mess

September 10, 2021

Entregarán a presidenciables hoja de ruta para desarrollar sector eléctrico

September 8, 2021

Se está perdiendo el 40% de la energía y proyectan una crisis insostenible a 4 años

September 7, 2021

Digital Wallet Crash day one of El Salvador’s Bitcoin Uptake

September 2, 2021

Reforma Energética de 2013, ¿éxito o fracaso para México?

August 23, 2021


August 15, 2021

La vieja discusión sobre la integración de los mercados regionales de gas natural

June 14, 2021

Energy matters – Blow the whistle, we have reached half-time

June 10, 2021

Election returns in Mexico ‘put up a yellow light’ on upending energy reform

June 1, 2021

Biden Administration Extends Special oil License in Venezuela to U.S. Companies

May 29, 2021

Latin America’s Challenge of Financing Energy Recovery

May 28, 2021

América Latina ante el reto de financiar la recuperación energética

May 28, 2021

Manzano propone invertir "trillones y no billones" para reducir emisiones de carbono y achicar la brecha financiera en la región

May 21, 2021

Energy Transition Evolves in Central America and the Caribbean

May 21, 2021

Transición energética progresa en América Central y el Caribe

May 14, 2021

América del Sur tiene sueños gasíferos

May 14, 2021

South America’s Gas Dreams

May 7, 2021

América Latina apuesta fuerte por el hidrógeno

May 7, 2021

Latin America Bets Heavily on Hydrogen

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