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Strengthening civic and political engagement of young people in Central America

This morning session will consist of a panel of young activists and politicians from Central America. The speakers who are Alumni from NIMD Democracy Schools from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras will explain the reasons of their engagement, present their organisations and their work in the region, the challenges they face and also the strength Youth represent in the Central American region.

Master of Ceremonies and moderation:  Kristel Ward Hudson, Vice Minister of Youth of Costa Rica


  • Nestor Ventura – El Salvador
  • Abner Abisaid Brito Ferrera – Honduras
  • Maria Fernelly Arroche – Guatemala, Alumni from NIMD Democracy Schools
  • Gracia Grande – NIMD El Salvador