Jorge Heine, In the News
Jorge Heine, CIGI distinguished fellow and chair of global governance, discusses China-Mexico relations as President Xi Jinpin makes a state visit to Mexico. Commenting that China should investment more in Mexico, he also says that key challenge for Mexico is diversifying its export basket to China.
This is an indictment of a market-driven approach that has refused to channel the considerable earnings derived from copper into an innovative industrial policy that would diversify Chile's economic matrix," says CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine, commenting on the country's reliance on copper exports as the main driver of its economy.
Are we seeing the end of diplomacy? With the recent publication of the Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy, United Nations University Rector David M. Malone hosted the book's co-editor, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine and Sadaaki Numata, Japan's former Ambassador to Pakistan and Canada, to discuss this and other critical questions before an audience that included a number of representatives of the diplomatic community in Japan.
Anthony P. Maingot, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Anthropology at Florida International University, reviews Fixing Haiti: MINUSTAH and Beyond, which is edited by CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine and BISA Assistant Professor Andrew S. Thompson.
In an interview about former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's announcement that she would run again for the country's presidency, CIGI Chair of Global Governance Jorge Heine comments that "polls indicate that if the elections were held today, Bachelet would win comfortably, but her election is not a shoo-in."
"An ambitious cooperation program by Chile's Agencia de Cooperación Internacional to build infrastructure projects in Bolivia and to provide a significant number of graduate scholarships for Bolivian university students in Chile would be one way to make progress," says Jorge Heine. The CIGI distinguished fellow and chair of global governance comments on Chile-Bolivia relations in a recent interview with the Latin America Advisor.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine refers to political appointments to a country's foreign service as "long-standing issue" with "strong arguments on both sides."
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine discusses his recent book La Nueva India (El Mercurio/Aguilar, 2012).
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine discusses the prospects of US-EU free trade agreement.
In an interview with the Latin America Advisor, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and Chair of Global Governance Jorge Heine comments on the trade ties between India and Latin America. He argues, "Despite the distance, there are significant complementarities between the Southern Cone economies and the Indian one."