Democracy and Human Rights in the Americas

“The Collective Defense of Democracy in Latin America in the 21st Century”

Monday, March 15, 2010, Rialto Theater, Georgia State University, 3 pm - 7 pm

Ballot BoxA symposium presented by The Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies, The
Center for Human Rights and Democracy, Georgia State University Political Science
Department, and The Carter Center.  See this flyer for a detailed schedule (PDF).

Speakers at this event are:

  • Carlos Ayala Carao, Former President Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  • Jaime Daremblum, Director, Center for Latin American Studies; Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
  • John Graham, first head of the Unit for Promotion of Democracy in the Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Jennifer McCoy, Director of the Carter Center’s Americas Program and Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University
  • Barbara McDougall, President and CEO of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs
  • Pedro Nikken, Former President of Inter-American Court of Human Rights
  • Sergio Ramírez, Former Vice President of Nicaragua
  • Jorge Santistevan, Former Human Rights Ombudsman of Peru
  • Eduardo Stein, Former Vice President and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Guatemala

More detailed biographical information can be read here (DOC)