Gustavo Beliz

Director, Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Lawyer from the University of Buenos Aires with postgraduate studies in the London School of Economics (LSE), United Kingdom. Current Director of the Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), with focus on the exponential impact of new technologies on trade and integration. He has coordinated the publishing of “Robotlution”, that addresses the disruptive impact on work, international negotiations and 4.0 industries. He was a Citizen Security Lead Specialist at the IDB (2006-2013). He served in Argentina as Minister of Home Affairs (1992-1993) and Minister of Justice, Security and Human Rights (2003-2004); Secretary of State of the Civil Service (1989-1992) and President of the National Institute of Public Administration (1989-1992). Elected representative for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (1997-2000). He taught at the University for eight years. He is the author and editor of 16 books on public policy, with focus on violence prevention, sustainability and social innovation.


22 June 2018
The fourth industrial revolution is transforming the productive matrix around the world: accelerated automation will affect integration and trade in Latin America. Latin America is one of the most unequal regions on the planet: next-generation smartphone users coexist with a third of the population...

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25 June 2018
Ao analisar as principais características das inovações em robótica e automatização, o autor discute o impacto desses processos sobre a matriz produtiva da Quarta Revolução Industrial e afirma a necessidade de implementar políticas de igualdade social nesse contexto.
23 April 2018
Al analizar las principales características de las innovaciones en robótica y en el proceso de automatización, el autor discute el impacto de estos cambios en la matriz productiva de la Cuarta Revolución Industrial y plantea la necesidad de implementar políticas de igualdad social que hagan frente a este nuevo contexto.