Latin American Consuls Gather at the Graduate Center

March 31, 2004 - 5:00 pm

Representatives from 10 Latin American consulates gathered at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York March 31 to explore issues of regional interest during a working luncheon hosted by The Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies.

The representatives – eight consul generals and two deputy consuls from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela – were joined by Mauricio Font, director of The Bildner Center, as well as Brian Schwartz, The Graduate Center’s vice president for research and sponsored programs, and Steven Gorelick, vice president for institutional advancement at The Graduate Center. Among the topics discussed were ways to promote education of Latin American society and culture, including a range of upcoming Bildner Center and Graduate Center events.