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XIX Inter-American Course on Elections and Democracy: final conferences and closing

Fecha: (12/1/2020 11:53:43 AM)

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San José, Costa Rica. The final three conferences of the XIX Inter-American Course on Elections and Democracy took place October 12-15, 2020, with a special session held on the 15th to close the course.

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The sixth lecture, on “Economic Development and Social Inequality,” was given on October 12 by Jaime Ordóñez, a Costa Rican lawyer, and was moderated by Fernando Giraldo.

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The following day, Gustavo Berganza, a Guatemalan journalist, spoke on “Technology and Social Media” in a session that was moderated by Alejandra Barrios, Director of the Electoral Observation Mission, an organization of civil society in Colombia.

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On October 14, Camilo Saavedra and Flavia Freidenberg lectured on “Setbacks and Changes in Democracy in Times of a Sanitation Crisis.”

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The final session was moderated by Sofía Vincenzi, Coordinator of the Center for Electoral Promotion and Assistance (IIHR/CAPEL), at which José Thompson, Executive Director of the IIHR and CAPEL spoke. He was followed by Javier Cabreja, academic coordinator of the activity, who presented a summary of the event.

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