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About us

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 Mission

To be a catalyst for promoting economic development and integration, emphasizing the role of the private sector, as a means to improve the economic and social well being of the people of the Americas.

Fact Sheet

To get a snapshot of the institute’s mission, history, leadership, organizational priorities, IRS determination letter and latest audited financials download our fact sheet.

Annual Report & Financials

Learn more about the Institute’s programs and organization’s impact in the regions that we serve across the Americas by visiting our annual report and reviewing our financial statements.

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.

Meet the Institute’s leadership and experts

In the News

December 2, 2021

The Common Sense Colloquy: Q&A with Richard Kiy of Institute of the Americas

November 30, 2021

La COP26 y México

November 24, 2021

Mexico’s CFE Urged to Embrace Natural Gas, Renewables Over Fuel Oil

November 23, 2021

Energy matters – 2022: The Year of Stabilisation?

November 18, 2021

Fuel oil costly solution for Mexican power: IOA | Argus Media

November 17, 2021

Instituto de las Américas resalta los desafíos climáticos que enfrenta el continente americano

November 17, 2021

Mexico ranks 12th on list of most polluting countries: study

November 9, 2021

La Jolla’s Institute of the Americas celebrates 40 years of bridging borders in Western Hemisphere - La Jolla Light

November 7, 2021

For Mexico’s Lopez Obrador, energy nationalism rises above all else - and that means fossil fuels

October 26, 2021

Latin America Heads to Glasgow Climate Summit with Half-Empty Hands

October 24, 2021

Thomas A. Shannon, subsecretario de Estado con Obama: “Biden no está avanzando con lentitud en Latinoamérica, sino con cuidado”

October 22, 2021

América Latina llega a Glasgow con las manos climáticas semivacías

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