Colombia: A Troubled Democracy
Presentation by Gabriel Murillo, Political Science Professor, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Tuesday, November 27, 200712:00 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
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Civic Education, Civitas International Programs