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

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


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.


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.


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.


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


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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October 12-15, 2020

September 30-October 9, 2020