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Challenges to Regional Security in Central America

What: Challenges to Regional Security in Central America

When: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Where: FOCAL Board Room, Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL), 1 Nicholas St., Suite 720, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 7B7

Who: This is a teleconference event hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington, D.C.


Juan Daniel Alemán is Secretary General of the Central American Integration System (SICA), which provides the institutional framework for supporting regional integration and human rights in Central America. SICA has sought to address the growing concerns about security and citizen safety throughout the region. Alemán previously served as Assistant Secretary General for the Central American Economic Integration System and as Political Secretary of the Presidency in Guatemala. 

Kevin Casas-Zamora is Costa Rica's former vice president. He is a senior fellow in the Latin America Initiative at the Brookings Institution.



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