The Centro Interamericano de Gerencia Política; the Institute for International Professional Services and Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University; the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management; and the Political Management Institute of Universidad Rafael Landívar in Guatemala invite you to participate in the First International Seminar on Democracy, Governability and Political Management on August 10 and 11 in Guatemala City.
The seminar is the highest-level international event ever held in Central America on this topic. In addition to experts from the organizing institutions, participants will include representatives of Mexico's Institute for International Strategic Studies and other top Latin American specialists.
The program is designed for Central American and Mexican political and social leaders interested in running for office or holding public leadership positions, government officials, representatives of international organizations, mayors, members of Congress, political advisors, journalists and academics.
Governing Our Democracies
Panels and lectures will address the challenges of democracy in Latin America, with special emphasis on Central America. Experts will propose new and effective strategies to improve governability in the region's democracies.
Topics of particular interest will include governability in times of crisis and government crisis management.
The seminar will provide powerful tools for succeeding in the world of political competition. On the agenda are such topics as campaign strategies, including models for attack and defense; political communication by both the government and the opposition; basic political marketing concepts; strategies for managing municipalities; media management and public opinion surveys; and setting electoral targets.
Ralph Murphine (USA)
Luis Raúl Matos
Jesús Gómez Espejel
Other participants will include international-level Central American professionals.
Conventions Center, Westin Camino Real Hotel, Guatemala
14 calle 0-20 Zona 10,
Guatemala City, Guatemala, Central America 01010
SPACE IS LIMITED
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How to Register
Contact: Mayaexotic SA,
The organizers have secured special rates for seminar participants. Those interested in reserving a room should contact Mayaexotic at the address above.
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