Thursday, June 3, 2021

Webinar - The Day After: Peru's Presidential Election

You are invited Monday, June 7 at 3 pm EDT (2 pm Lima), for a conversation about the results of this election and the political and economic implications. How will this affect the Peruvian-Canadian trade and investment?


This Monday, June 7 at 3 pm EDT (2 pm Lima), you are invited to this symposium organized by the Canadian Council for the Americas (CCA), Canada's main forum for the discussion of political and economic problems in the hemisphere that are critical to Canada, and in particular to Canadian trade and investment.

A series of elections, which continues until 2022, is taking place in Latin America and has investors bracing for a new wave of uncertainty over policymaking.

What does the result of Peru's presidential election mean for the region? What's next for investors in Latin America, a region struggling to keep up with its global peers despite the commodity boom?


Engage with our business and political experts:

  • Alberto Belaunde, Peru’s Congressman, Member of the Justice & Human Rights & Foreign Relations Committees.
  • Denisse Rodriguez-Olivari, Co-convenor, Standing Group on LatAm Politics, European Consortium of Political Research; PhD candidate – Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin.
  • Fredy Vargas Lama, Researcher, Center for Strategic Thinking and Foresight, Universidad Externado de Colombia.
  • Ken Frankel (moderator), President, Canadian Council for the Americas.

*interpretation will be available / habrá interpretación simultánea*