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Democracy Dialogues: A Conversation with Arturo Sarukhan

As part of the Democracy Dialogues series, Eric Farnsworth interviewed the former ambassador of Mexico to the United States.

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Biden and López Obrador meeting in 2012. (Obama White House Archives)

Overview

As we turn the corner to 2022, democracy in the Americas is arguably less secure than when the Inter-American Democratic Charter was signed in 2001. Two countries—Nicaragua and Venezuela—can no longer plausibly be considered democratic, while El Salvador, Haiti, and others are in various stages of democratic decay. The next edition of the #DemocracyDialogues will feature a conversation with Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan, a keen observer of democratic institutions and governance within North America and across Latin America, for a discussion of the state of democracy in the Americas with a special focus on Mexico.

Speakers

  • Arturo Sarukhan, Former Ambassador of Mexico to the United States @Arturo_Sarukhan
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (interviewer) @ericfarns

Democracy Dialogues is a series of conversations we need to be having now on the state of democracy in the Americas. Hosted by AS/COA Vice President Eric Farnsworth, these one-on-one interviews with active democracy practitioners and leaders explore the most difficult issues of regional democratic governance with an eye toward pragmatic, deeply-considered solutions. We invite you to join the conversation!

Follow the conversation: #DemocracyDialogues | @ASCOA

No registration is required to view this live event.

Speakers

Arturo Sarukhan
Former Mexican Ambassador to the U.S.

Arturo Sarukhan is the founder and president of Sarukhan + Associates, a strategic consulting firm in Washington, DC. He is a an adjunct professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and distinguished visiting professor at the Annenberg...

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Eric Farnsworth
Vice President, AS/COA, Washington DC Office

Eric Farnsworth is vice president of the Council of the Americas and Americas Society, heading the Washington, DC, office since 2003. The organization is the leading voice on the hemisphere, where the public and private sectors meet to discuss and promote an agenda based on...

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