|English | Español||May 22, 2013 | Issue #30|
Rio de Janeiro to Discuss the Drug War
Friday Forum Features Gabeira, Soares, Karam, Szterenfeld, Narco News, and More
By Narco News Staff
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In addition to Gabeira, Soaras, Karam, Szterenfeld and Leitão, this discussion will also feature union leader Eraldo José de Souza, Cándido Grzybowski of the World Social Forum and the Ibase human rights organization, and will be chaired by Regina Novaes.
Narco News Publisher Al Giordano will co-chair the conference’s two-hour work group on “Production, Market, and Money Laundering” with professor Ana Motta and Michel Misse. at 2:30 p.m.
Three other work groups – Youth Policy (co-chaired by Marcelo Rasga and Atilo Lulianelli, Drug Policy (co-chaired by Luiz Paulo Guanabara of Psicotropicus and Gilberta Ascelrad), and Violence, Human Rights and Drug-Trafficking (co-chaired by Itamar Silva of the Bento Lubião Foundation and Leni Medeiros) – will also be open to the public.
From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. will be an open discussion for all present to participate in formulating the new drug policy from below, one that answers not to the special interests, but to the public interests.
The event is being held in preparation for the Social Forum of América to be held June 16 to 20 in Cartagena, Colombia on Democracy, Human Rights, Wars and Narco-Trafficking.
Narco News readers and others are cordially invited. The event is free of charge.
- The Fund for Authentic Journalism