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Event Series Event Series: Harriet Elliott Lecture Series 2023-24

Democratic Backsliding and Breakdown in Central America

September 27, 2023 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

Dr. Jorge Vargas of Programa Estado de la Nación, Costa Rica

A free lecture by Dr. Jorge Vargas of Programa Estado de la Nación, Costa Rica

Join us for this free lecture in UNC Greensboro’s 2023-24 Harriet Elliott Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of Political Science.

Dr. Jorge Vargas is the director of the State of the Nation Program in Costa Rica, assessing Costa Rica’s developmental performance on economic, social, environmental, and political aspects. He has published many reports on Central America’s state of democracy for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

In this lecture, Vargas will discuss the quality of democracy and citizen support for democracy in Central America, with a comparative Latin American perspective.

Free and open to the public.
A light reception will follow the lecture.

View all lectures in this series at cas.uncg.edu/hels

1300 Spring Garden St.
Greensboro, North Carolina 27412 United States
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