Director of the International Republican Institute (IRI) visits Guatemala

Patricio Gajardo, current director of the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Guatemala, held a tour to share with activists, leaders and different organizations representatives of civil society on the contribution that represents for democracy to have the common citizen for decision making in shared challenges; poverty, access and educational quality, social inclusion, government oversight and accountability, malnutrition, among others.

Mr. Gajardo participated in several presentations and forums in which he shared his experiences about electoral trends in Latin America and the United States. He also talked with the different social groups about how citizen participation is what determines their government and society, and builds a firm democracy.