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Rescuing Venezuela: The Role of the International Community
December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event will be in Spanish.
Georgetown Latin America Leadership Program and the Center for Latin American Studies are hosting a discussion on the role of the international community in regards to the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), will lead the discussion and present the current position of Venezuela in the OAS.
Luis Moreno Ocampo, former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), will talk about the Venezuela case before the ICC.
Carlos Ponce, director of the Latin American Program for Freedom House, will discuss the challenges that international cooperation agencies face when providing humanitarian support to Venezuela.
Ana Julia Jatar, chief editor of Tiempo Latino, will present on the role of the media in light of the decline in freedom of expression in Venezuela.
Paulo Abrao, Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
The discussion will be moderated by Rodrigo Diamanti, Harvard-ASC Center and president of Un Mundo Sin Mordaza. Comments by: Génesis Dávila, Georgetown GCL alumnus, president of Defiende Venezuela.