The importance of South America is undisputed, yet few people in the Central European region know the continent well. This discussion provides an opportunity to analyze the results of the recent elections in Paraguay, with former Paraguayan Minister of Culture Fernando Griffith. As an expert on Latin American politics, Mr. Griffith will share his professional insights and perspectives on the outcome of the elections, the factors that influenced the results and their possible implications for the country and the wider region. This event will provide a unique opportunity for participants to learn about Mr. Griffith's expertise in a moderated discussion on the future of Paraguay.
12.00 – 12.45 PM Moderated discussion
- Fernando Griffith, Former Minister of Culture in Paraguay
12.45 – 1.00 PM Q&A
FERNANDO GRIFFITH is a prominent figure in Paraguay who has held various positions in the government. He is the founder of Paraguay Poderoso, a movement that aims to promote the country's culture and identity. Griffith has also served as the Vice-minister of Worship at the Ministry of Education and the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Paraguay. He has been actively involved in promoting cultural diversity and has served as the President of the Inter-American Committee on Culture of the OAS and the President of the UNESCO Committee on Cultural Diversity. On top of his efforts to preserve and promote Paraguay's cultural heritage, he is an accomplished scientist in the field of biology as well.