Democracy, Transparency, and the Internet in the Americas
With an official theme of “Democratic Governance Against Corruption,” the Eighth Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru represents a critical opportunity to advance the hemispheric conversation on transparency and accountability in pursuit of creative solutions to fight corruption and strengthen democracies.
The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to partner with Democracia Digital, Democracia & Desarrollo Internacional, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Google, REDLAD, and Internet Society’s Peru Chapter for a high-level forum alongside the VIII Summit of the Americas on the importance of the internet and information technologies in strengthening democracies.
Follow this event on Twitter at #DemocraciaDigital, #CumbreAmericas, @ddintorg, and @The_Dialogue. This event will be live-streamed on Facebook.
Country Director for Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela, the World Bank
Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (@EdisonLanza)
Director, Democracia Digital; President, Internet Society (ISOC) – Perú (@elaforde)
Investigative journalist, Ojo Público (@ElizabSalazar)
Commissioner, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Executive Secretary, Red para la Democracia (RedLad)
Former Global Chair, Transparency International (@JoseUgazSM)
UNESCO Representative in Peru
Director of International Relations, Transparencia Electoral (@martagaba)
Director, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Inter-American Dialogue (@camillerimj)
Director Public Policy and Government Affairs Latin America, Google (@pedroless)
Representative in Peru, Konrad Adenauer Foundation