WOLA/IPS: Brown Bag with Kathryn Ledebur of AIN

“Coca Yes, Cocaine No”: Bolivian Drug Control Policy with Kathryn Ledebur Director, Andean Information Network Cochabamba, Bolivia The Washington Office on Latin America and the Institute for Policy Studies are pleased to invite you to this brown bag discussion. On January 22, Bolivian President Evo Morales will complete one year in office. Kathryn Ledebur, Executive Director of the Andean Information Network (AIN), will assess the overall political and economic situation in Bolivia at the one-year mark, with special attention to the present government’s drug control strategy. She will also comment on U.S. policy toward Bolivia. Director of AIN since 1999, Ms. Ledebur studied at FLACSO in Quito, Ecuador and has lived in Bolivia for more than a decade. Her work takes her regularly to the Chapare coca growing region. Ms. Ledebur is the author of “Bolivia: Clear Consequences,” in Coletta A. Youngers and Eileen Rosin, eds., Drugs and Democracy in Latin America: The Impact of U.S. Policy (Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2005). AIN is dedicated to investigation, analysis, education and dialogue on the impacts of U.S.-funded counterdrug efforts in Bolivia. Please RSVP to Jessica Eby [email protected] or call (202) 797-2171. For additional information, contact Ms. Eby or Sanho Tree at [email protected] or (202) 787-5266.
Date: 
Wed, 01/24/2007 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC
United States
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