Foro “Uso Político del Sistema Judicial: El estado de la justicia en América Latina”

Fecha y lugar

October 8th, 2013 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
The Heritage Foundation
214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC
Allison Auditorium (7th Floor)

Detalles del Programa

9:00 am- Opening Remarks

Guillermo Lousteau, President, Interamerican Institute for Democracy

9.15 am- 9.30 am – Keynote Speaker

Osvaldo Hurtado
Former President of Ecuador
21st Century Dictatorships: The Ecuadorian Case

9:30 – 10:50 – First Panel: The cases of Argentina, Ecuador, Venezuela and Bolivia.

Moderator: Guillermo Lousteau, Interamerican Institute for Democracy

Máximo Fonrouge, President of the Buenos Aires BAR Association, Argentina
Jorge Zavala Egas, Universidad Espiritu Santo, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Allan Brewer Carías, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Carlos Sánchez Berzain, Former Minister of the Presidency, Bolivia

11:00 – 12:45 – Second Panel: Institutional Analysis

Moderator: Ambassador Otto Reich
Rafael Veloz, Former President of the Inter American Bar Association
Doug Cassel, Notre Dame University Presidential Fellow
Fernando Tiburcio. Ordem dos Abogados do Brasil (Goiás)

11:50 – 12:10 – Remarks

Hon. Eliot Engel, Ranking Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives
Peter Kahn, Partner, William & Connolly LLP
Henry Dahl, Secretary General, Inter American Bar Association

12:50 pm – Closing Remarks

Hon. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Honorary Chairman Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives