Peru Support Group Looks at 2016 Elections

The Peru Support Group in London will be holding its annual conference this Saturday, October 17, at the UCL Institute of the Americas, focusing on Consultation, Participation and Elections in Peru 2016.

The conference will be opened by the president of the Group, Baroness Coussins, and the keynote speaker will be Martin Scurrah, who will speak on human rights, environmental damage and oil extraction in the Peruvian  Amazon, with a specific view on prior consultation in oil Block 192 in the northern Amazon.

Workshops in the afternoon:

  1. The European Union and advocacy efforts through NGOs (Koen Warmenbol)
  2. Elites and the policy-making agenda (Francisco Durand)
  3. Looking ahead of the Peruvian Elections April 2016 (John Crabtree and Alberto Vergara)
  4. Gender and Ethnicity (Natalia Sobrevilla and speaker tbc)

To attend, please email [email protected]

Non-members registration is £12.

When: Sat., Oct 17, 2015 . Registration at 11am

Where: UCL Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PN


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