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Eighteenth Inter-American Course on Elections and Democracy

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Mexico City. The Eighteenth Inter-American Course on Elections and Democracy: Local Elections and Electoral Innovations in Latin America was held November 28-29, 2018. The activity was inaugurated by Lorenzo Córdova Vianello, President of the National Electoral Institute (INE); Héctor Marcos Díaz-Santana Castaños, Head of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office for Electoral Crimes (FEPADE); Mónica Aralí Soto Fregoso, Magistrate of the Superior Chamber of the Electoral Tribunal of the Judiciary of the Federation (TEPJF); Gustavo Anzaldo Hernández, President of the Electoral Tribunal of Mexico City; Mario Velázquez Miranda, President of the Electoral Institute of Mexico City and José Thompson  Executive Director of the IIHR and of the Center for Electoral Promotion and Assistance (IIHR/CAPEL).

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The main topics of this Course were presented in lectures and panels by a distinguished group of experts and staff of the electoral bodies.

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In addition, the book Derechos políticos de las mujeres en Honduras y Guatemala (The political rights of women in Honduras and Guatemala) was presented. The book is based on the research of Flavia Freidenberg and was coordinated by IIHR/CAPEL.

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The participating bodies also set up stands of their publications and electoral material, entitled The Path of Democracy in Latin America.

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The event was organized by the Electoral Institute of Mexico City and IIHR/CAPEL, which was represented by Mr. Thompson; the Coordinator of Operations, Sofía Vincenzi, and the international advisors Tasheena Obando and Andrea Tercero.

  Download the program, in Spanish,  here

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Videos(YouTube - Instituto Electoral Ciudad de México):

Inauguration:  (1 h 10 min 4 s)

28/11/2018 (9 h 15 min 30 s)

29/11/2018:  (9h 46 min 4 s)