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Colombia: A Troubled Democracy

Presentation by Gabriel Murillo, Political Science Professor, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Tuesday, November 27, 2007
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Dr. Murillo will discuss the current obstacles facing Colombia that have resulted from conflicting political and economic models: neo-liberalism and social democracy. Dr. Murillo will also address the diminished credibility of electoral institutions and political parties that have contributed to a lack of political participation among the Colombian citizenry. In conclusion, he will offer insight into the future of Colombia and address the steps necessary in order to create a stronger democratic nation.

Cost : Free and open to the public

(310) 825-4571

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Civic Education, Civitas International Programs

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