A Townhall with Colombian Vice-Presidential Candidates

May 13, 2022 02:08:20
A Townhall with Colombian Vice-Presidential Candidates
Events at USIP
A Townhall with Colombian Vice-Presidential Candidates

May 13 2022 | 02:08:20

/

Show Notes

As a close U.S. ally in the region, Colombia’s competitive May 29 presidential elections will undoubtedly have important implications for the longstanding bilateral relationship. At a May 13 townhall event at USIP, Colombia’s principal vice-presidential candidates discussed their respective policy plans and visions for the country’s future.

Speakers

Marelen Castillo 
Vice-Presidential Candidate, Liga de Gobernantes Anticorrupción (Candidate: Rodolfo Hernández)

Francia Márquez
Vice-Presidential Candidate, Pacto Histórico (Candidate: Gustavo Petro)

Luis Gilberto Murillo
Vice-Presidential Candidate, Centro Esperanza (Candidate: Sergio Fajardo)

Steve Hegemoderator
Deputy Director, Latin America Program, U.S. Institute of Peace

Cynthia Arnsonmoderator
Distinguished Fellow, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center

Jason Marczakmoderator
Senior Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council

 

For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/townhall-colombian-vice-presidential-candidates

 

Other Episodes

Episode

January 28, 2020 01:33:39
Episode Cover

Pakistan 2020: The Year Ahead

On January 27, USIP convened a group of experts to help decipher Pakistan’s tumultuous landscape and assess the year ahead. This conversation explored several...

Listen

Episode

July 13, 2023 01:17:24
Episode Cover

Afghanistan’s Dire Humanitarian Situation

On July 12, USIP, the International Rescue Committee, CARE, and the Norwegian Refugee Council hosted a discussion with distinguished experts and activists to assess...

Listen

Episode

June 07, 2022 01:17:13
Episode Cover

The Ukraine Conflict and the Crisis of Sexual Violence

The use of sexual violence by the Russian military as a strategy and weapon of war and terror is a devastating consequence of Russia's...

Listen