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Miami Dade College to Present World Leaders and Former Heads of State at a Forum
Start Date: 10/25/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2017End Time: 9:30 PM
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Miami, Oct. 2, 2017 – For a second year, former Presidents, heads of state, and regional leaders will participate in a forum on The Role of Political Parties in Today’s Society,” on Tuesday, Oct. 24 and Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Wolfson Campus, in downtown Miami to discuss the future of political parties and current state of democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean.  These timely meetings will be in Spanish. The working media is welcome.

The former Prime Minister of Spain Jose Maria Aznar,  former Argentinian Presidents Eduardo Duhalde and Fernando de la Rúa,  former Costa Rican President Miguel Angel Rodriguez, former Colombian President Andres Pastrana, former Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga, former Uruguayan President Luis Alberto LaCalle, former Ecuadorian Presidents Osvaldo Hurtado and Jamil Mahuad, former Salvadorian President Alfredo Cristiani,  Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro,   MDC’s President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, Diario Las Americas’ Editor Nelson J. Mezerhane, and Iniciativa Democratica de España y Las Americas’ (IDEA) Executive Director Asdrúbal Aguiar are among the leaders and luminaries who will convene at MDC to discuss the role of political parties in today’s society, as well as their possible reinvention shaped by new technologies and changes in social media and society. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 4:30 p.m., the 2017 Mezerhane Endowed Chair Lecture will be delivered followed by a panel titled: Los partidos politicos, entre las regulaciones y el desencanto, at MDC’s Wolfson’s Campus, suite 6100.This event is by invitation only. 

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 8 a.m., former heads of state, presidents, and leaders will hold a forum titled:  La Sociedad civil digital y el desafio de los partidos politicos, at the Wolfson Campus’ Auditorium, room 1261.   This event is open to the public

Location Information:
Wolfson Campus - Building 6
Room: 6100
Contact Information:
Name: Isabel Artime
Phone: 305-237-3960
Email: iartime@mdc.edu
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