UCLA | Safeguarding Democracy in the Americas

Jun 8, 2022, 12:30 pm5:30 pm
Burkle Center’s YouTube
Event Description

Safeguarding Democracy in the Americas: How to Strengthen the Inter-American Democratic Charter

A Side Event to the IX Summit of the Americas

This conference convenes experts and senior leaders to discuss ways to strengthen the collective defense of democracy in the Americas. A regional democracy dialogue, taking place on the margins of the Summit of the Americas, it is designed to generate and advance realistic policy recommendations to improve the charter’s application by OAS member states. Learn more.

Gabriel Boric Font was born in Punta Arenas on February 11, 1986, the eldest child of María Soledad Font Aguilera, of Catalan descent, and Luis Javier Boric Scarpa, of Croatian descent. After graduating from secondary school in 2004, he entered the Universidad de Chile Faculty of Law, where his academic performance earned him teaching assistantships in several courses, including International Human Rights Law, the Institutional History of Chile, and Justice Theory. He graduated from law school in 2009, but it was politics, rather than law, that became his passion and has been his calling for many years now. Learn more.

This event is taking place in Pacific Time.