José Ayú Prado Canals, President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Panama, participated in the ceremony to open the Justice and Democracy Session of CUMIPAZ 2017, held in the Hemicycle of the Latin American Parliament in Panama City.
The presidium was established by the secretary of the Supreme Court of Panama José Ayú, the minister of public security of Panama, Alexis Bethancourt and the Gabriela Lara
Manuel Díaz, CEO of Ecovision, was the moderator of the Justice and Democracy Session
General Director of the GEAP, Gabriela Lara at the opening of the Justice and Democracy Session
Objective: "Promote actions to strengthen the democratic character of the UN, update the Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and the Statute of Rome", Gabriela L.
Secretary of the Supreme Court of Panama, José Ayú Prado Canals
One of the objectives of the Session is: to expand the description of the crime of genocide including politicide and ethnocide; to achieve its classification in those countries where it has not yet been accomplished
Alexis Bethancourt, Minister of Public Security of Panama
"In this way, justice and democracy are two fundamental axes that should mobilize us to deep reflections. We trust in your experience, in your knowledge and your will ", Bethancourt
"Peace and Democracy in Latin America" is one of the main topics of this Session
Marcela Paredes, Minister of Education of Panama, spoke about the need for the educational system to include pedagogical strategies for the construction of a culture of peace during the opening of the Educational Session: Education for Integral Peace, CUMIPAZ 2017 - Panama.