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Ser un catalizador en la promoción del desarrollo económico y la integración, enfatizando en el rol del sector privado, como un medio para mejorar el bienestar económico y social de los pueblos de las Américas.

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Los miembros de nuestra junta, del consejo asesor, los expertos y el personal representan colectivamente una amplia gama de antecedentes y lugares geográficos en las Américas que ayudan a promover las metas y objetivos del Instituto.

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Our History
  • 1981

    Institute of the America established by Ted Gildred and legally incorporated on November 16, 1981 with offices in Solana Beach, CA
  • 1982

    First meeting of Board of Governors, May 5, 1982: Richard Atkinson, Chanceller, UCSD; Peter Bell, President, Inter-American Foundation; Wayne Cornelius, Director, Center for U.S-Mexican Studies, UCSD; Theodore Gildred, Chairman, Lomas […]
  • 1983

    Agreement between Gildred Foundation and UCSD establishes Institute of the Americas on the UCSD campus; Gildred Foundation endows three Chairs for Latin American centers at UCSD; Professor Joseph Grunwald becomes […]
  • 1984

    IOA headquarters inaugurated at UCSD, President Carlos Andres Perez of Venezuela and Raul Prebisch of Argentina are keynote speakers at inaugural ceremonies;
  • 1985

    IOA hosts first Latin American workshop on journalists; Alejandro Foxley of Chile becomes first visiting fellow
  • 1986

    UCSD Board of Regents creates Graduate School of International Relations & Pacific Studies
  • 1987

    IOA organizes «Churches and Change in Latin America Conference,» May 4-6, 1987, the first program fully funded with outside sources; President Raul Alfonsin of Argentina travels to San Diego to […]
  • 1988

    Paul Boeker, former Ambassador to Jordan and Bolivia succeeds Joseph Grunward as IOA President
  • 1989

    Project on Drug Policy in the Americas begins ;President Oscar Arias travels to San Diego to receive Institute Award for Democracy and Peace
  • 1990

    IOA hosts first Latin American energy conference in La Jolla; President Vigillo Barco of Colombia receives Award of Democracy and Peace; Paul Boeker publishes book, Lost Illusions: Latin America’s Struggle […]
  • 1991

    IOA organizes multi-year environmental project focused on environmental technology
  • 1992

    Latin American Capital Markets Project stated with major conference; Chilean President Patricio Aylwin receives Institute award for Democracy & Peace; IOA’s second major facility expansion is initiated
  • 1993

    Campaign for Institute of the Americas launched; Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary on the UCSD campus
  • 1994

    President Carlos Saul Meneem receives Award for Democracy and Peace; Institute launches program on Latin Health Sector; IOA completes construction of Copley International Center and the Gildred Latin American Studies […]
  • 1995

    Program on Latin American Telecommunications/IT sector launched; Campaign for Institute reaches $9 million and the Institute’s facilities are expanded
  • 1996

    Program on Mining & the Environment is launched
  • 1997

    President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada of Bolivia receives Award for Leadership in the Americas; IOA’s program on transportation and logistics is launched
  • 1998

    Institute’s corporate membership exceeds 100 member companies; Total assets reach $10 million
  • 1999

    George Schulz receives Leadership in the Americas Award, Latin American Arts Exhibition is launched ;Virtual Institute is launched with a series of online publications and services
  • 2000

    Campaign 2000 is launched to improve the Institute’s programs and expand its facilities; Program on Effective Institutions is launched
  • 2001

    President Ernesto Zedillo of Mexico receives the Award for Democracy and Peace; Campaign 200 groundbreaking; Program on Latin American Sustainable Water is launched; IOA’s 10th La Jolla Energy conference is […]
  • 2002

    IOA hosts Roundtable on Argentina Crisis; IOA and USTDA launch rural connectivity project
  • 2003

    Inaugration of Weaver Video Conference Center; Paul Boeker passes away; Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow is appointed as the Institute’s third President
  • 2004

    President Ricardo Lagos of Chile receives Award for Demoracy and Peace
  • 2005

    President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia receives Award for Democracy & Peace
  • 2007

    President Vicente Fox of Mexico receives Award for Democracy and Peace
  • 2010

    Institute launches first STEM Camp on UCSD campus
  • 2011

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela, Charles Shapiro becomes Institute’s 4th President & CEO following retirement of Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow
  • 2014

    IOA organizes first Innovation workshop with support from Qualcomm
  • 2015

    First STEM workshop organized for Latin America high school teachers; Former Canadian Ambassador to Brazil, Jamal Khokhar, appointed as 5th President of the Institute
  • 2016

    IOA Launches Innovation & Entrepreurship Program
  • 2018

    IOA launches Energy Transition Initiative; Board member, Theodore E. Gildred III , becomes Institue’s 6th President & CEO
  • 2020

    Richard Kiy appointed 7th President & CEO on August 3rd
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