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The Elusive Quest for Human Dignity, Democratic Governance, & Development

Monday, May 21 2018 at 6:30 - 9:00 pm EDT

Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University
1957 E St NW

Washington, DC, 20052
United States

Join us for an insightful conversation on the unfolding crises threatening human rights and democratic governance in Latin America and viable steps to restoring human dignity and the rule of law. The Yale Alumni Association of Washington, DC in partnership with local professionals and alumni from Harvard's Kennedy School, the Elliot School at George Washington University, Georgetown University, and Princeton University invite you to participate in a lively discussion with three distinguished panelists: Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the OAS - "Is Democracy in Retreat in the Americas? Can the OAS help restore it?" Father Thomas Joseph White, Professor of Theology at Catholic University - "Why Government Presupposes and Does Not Create Human Dignity: Subsidiarity, Free Association and Successful Democracy" Felix Maradiaga, Yale World Fellow, Executive Director Institute of Strategic Studies and Public Policy (IEEPP) - "Perspectives from a country in chaos: Nicaragua’s past, present and future! When: Mon, May 21, 2018, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT Where: Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E St NW, Washington, DC 20052 Cost: Free