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ON DEMAND: Quo Vadis, Bolivia? From Disputed Elections to a Transition Government to New Elections

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Run Time: 144 Minutes 
**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on December 3, 2019
 
Join us for a discussion of the events leading to the presidential elections of October 20, 2019, through which former president Evo Morales was seeking a controversial fourth term in office. In the aftermath, accusations of fraud surged following a number of irregularities on the vote reporting system, leading to increasing social protests and general strike that lasted over three weeks. Numerous calls for resignation, including in the end from the armed forces, resulted in the resignation of the president and vice president and the assumption of the presidency by Senator Jeanine Añez on November 12, 2019. Among others, our distinguished panel will address the constitutional, electoral, and national security implications.

Sponsored by: Inter-American Affairs Committee of the D.C. Bar International Law Community
 
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Speakers:
  • Jaime Aparicio, Ambassador at-large for OAS and UN, Plurinational State of Bolivia
  • Carlos Gerke-Siles, Professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad Catolica de Bolivia 
  • Maria Otero, former Undersecretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights
  • Alvaro Santos, Professor of Law and Director, Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Ignacio Jauregui, Jauregui Partners (Moderator) 
 
On Demand Registration Fees: $20 D.C. Bar Law Student Community Member; $35 D.C. Bar International Law Community Member; $65 D.C. Bar Member; $65 Government/Nonprofit; $85 Non-member
 
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