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Thursday, October 29 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Efforts toward Parliamentary Openness Reform in the Americas

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This session will foster dialogue and the exchange of innovative practices toward legislative openness, as well as the institutional challenges to achieve open parliaments. The OAS and ParlAmericas have led work on parliamentary openness in the region of the Americas, through collaborative initiatives, such as the Santiago Declaration; the first and second Inter-American Meetings of Presidents of Legislatures, Parliamentary Forums and Integration Parliaments; the Parliamentary Gathering on Legislative Transparency held on the margins of the VII Summit of the Americas; and the working group on Open Parliament at ParlAmericas' 11th Plenary Assembly. This session will make available members of parliament from five countries, inviting engagement and interaction with Latin American civil society representatives in the audience.

Moderators
avatar for Sen. Alejandro Guillier

Sen. Alejandro Guillier

Senator, Congress of Chile
Alejandro Guillier was elected to the Senate of Chile in 2013, representing District II of Antofagasta.

Speakers
avatar for Sen. Carlos Amarilla

Sen. Carlos Amarilla

2nd Vice President, Senate of Paraguay
Carlos Amarilla has been a member of the Senate of Paraguay since 2013 and is the current 2nd Vice President of the Senate.
avatar for Sen. Marcela Guerra

Sen. Marcela Guerra

President/Senator, ParlAmericas/Senate of Mexico
Marcela Guerra is a member of the Mexican Senate and the current president of ParlAmericas, the network of the national legislatures of member states of the Organization of American States (OAS). Previously she served as a Local Deputy in Nuevo León’s State Congress and twice as a Federal Deputy of the Congress of Mexico. Currently Mexico Senator for the period 2012-2018 by the state of Nuevo León in... Read More →
avatar for Dep. Marcela Guerrero

Dep. Marcela Guerrero

Deputy, Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica
Marcela Guerrero Campos is the fourth deputy from San José for the 2014 to 2018 Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica. She served a term as Vice President of the Assembly from 2014-2015. Guerrero is a member of the Citizens' Action Party and served as their Vice-President. | Guerrero holds Bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Costa Rica and a Master's in economic development from the National University of Costa Rica... Read More →
avatar for Hon. Luis Ibérico

Hon. Luis Ibérico

President, Congress of Peru
Hon. Luis Carlos Antonio Iberico Núñez is the current President of the Congress of the Republic of Peru.
avatar for Dep. Guadalupe Valdez

Dep. Guadalupe Valdez

Deputy, Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic
Guadalupe Valdez has been a national deputy in the Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic since 2010. She is a member of the board of directors of ParlAmericas.


Thursday October 29, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

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