Video On Demand

Venezuela’s Presidential Elections and the Response of the International Community

May 25, 2018 • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Please join us on Friday, May 25th at 11:00 AM for a public conversation with Julio Borges, congressman and former president of the Venezuelan National Assembly.  CSIS President & CEO Dr. John Hamre will provide opening remarks. The discussion will focus on how the international community should respond following Venezuela's May 20 presidential elections, and Mr. Borges will share his insights into the current political dynamics of the Venezuelan crisis and how the country can move forward. 

Mr. Borges is a veteran of opposition politics in Venezuela. He has served as a representative of his party in Venezuela’s National Assembly for 13 years and currently is one of the leaders of the MUD, one coalition of the opposition parties. Mr. Borges' presentation will be followed by an audience Q&A.

This event was made possible through general support from CSIS.

John J. Hamre
CSIS President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership
Moises Rendon

Moises Rendon

Former Senior Associate (Non-resident), Americas Program

Julio Borges

Former President, Venezuelan National Assembly

Landon Loomis

Special Advisor for Western Hemisphere & Global Economics, Office of the Vice President

Michael A. Matera