"The Shared Responsibility Initiative" by H. E. Francisco Santos Calderon, Vice President of Colombia


Join us for a lecture by His Excellency Francisco Santos Calderon, the current Vice President of Colombia, as he discusses "The Shared Responsibility Initiative: Cocaine's Ecocide in Columbia" - an international campaign led by the Vice President to create awareness about the social and environmental damages caused by the cultivation of coca and production of cocaine in Colombia.


Wednesday, February 25, 2009
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Charles E. Young Grand Salon
Kerckhoff Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Francisco Santos Calderón was elected Vice President of Colombia as the running mate for President Alvaro Uribe Vélez in 2002 and again in 2006. Vice President Santos is the head of Presidential Programs focusing on Youth and Human Rights, Transparency and Fight of Corruption and Action Against Landmines. He also leads the “Shared Responsibility Initiative”, an international campaign to create awareness about the social and environmental damages caused by the cultivation of coca and production of cocaine in Colombia.

For a complete biography on Vice President Calderon:

Download File: Bio- VP Santos.pdf

For additional information on the Shared Responsibility Initiative, please visit the following website:http://www.sharedresponsibility.gov.co/
Photo credit: Secretaría de Prensa de Presidencia.
Special Instructions

Seating is based on a first come first served basis. This event is FREE and open to the public.


For more information please contact:

GloriaTovar

Tel: 310-825-4571

gtovar@international.ucla.edu


Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, Latin American Institute, UCLA International Institute

Santos_Flyer.pdf