Tuesday, September 4th, 2018. 3:00pm.
Mr. Gerardo de Icaza
Director of the Department of Electoral Cooperation and Observation (DECO) at the Organization of American States (OAS)
About Gerardo de Icaza
Gerardo de Icaza has been Director of the Department of Electoral Cooperation and Observation since March 1, 2014. In his years as Director, he has led more than 50 Electoral Observation Missions in more than 20 countries. In 2018, he served as Acting Secretary for Strengthening of Democracy from February to July. Previously, at the National Electoral Institute of Mexico (INE) he served as Deputy Legal Director for Overseas Voting and as Coordinator of the Technical Committee of Specialists on Overseas Voting. He was a law clerk, and then Head of the International Affairs Unit in the Electoral Tribunal of Mexico. He studied Law and has a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Communication. He has been a visiting professor at Princeton, Georgetown and Science Po Universities, and has published numerous academic articles on democracy and electoral systems in various languages.
About this Roundtable
Topic: In this edition, de Icaza spoke about the role of the OAS in promoting and ensuring democratic norms and systems in the Western Hemisphere.
Location: GFDD, 1629 K St. NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20006
Time: 3:00 PM (EST)
Date: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Your Participation is welcome! Session is closed.