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Freedom Warriors of Venezuela Exhibit and Conference

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 Experience a unique panel discussion and art exhibit featuring the “Freedom Warriors of Venezuela” on the Civil and Human rights violation in Venezuela.

Before the panel discussion, guests will view the “Freedom Warriors” photo exhibit that features over a dozen human rights defenders during multiple protests held in the streets of Venezuela.

This art project was conceived within the Inside Out Project  created by French photographer JR, winner of the TED Prize in 2011.

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  • 6:00 to 6:30 PM: Art exhibition
  • 7:00 PM: Cash Bar Opens
  • 7:00 PM: Conference begins
    • Roger Noriega
    • Diego Arria
    • Tamara Suju

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  • 8:00 PM: Short break for refreshments
  • 8:30 PM: Conference Resumes
    • Adriana Vigilanza
    • Asdrubal Aguiar
  • 9:45 PM: Q&A Session

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider size=”20″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520626519355{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Attendees will learn first-hand from the internationally-renowned experts about the civil and human rights violations in Venezuela. The conference will provide further understanding of:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][mk_custom_list]

  • Disruption of the oil industry
  • The oncoming refugee crisis in Latin-America and the United States
  • Strengthening of terrorist organizations
  • The public health crisis

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  • Drug trafficking
  • Money laundering
  • The threat to the preservation of democracy, right in America’s backyard

[/mk_custom_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][mk_page_section sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column][mk_fancy_title size=”24″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]PANELISTS[/mk_fancy_title][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520022820951{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Click on a panelist’s name to read their bio[/vc_column_text][vc_tta_accordion color=”sky” active_section=”0″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”ROGER NORIEGA, Special Guest and Moderator” tab_id=”1520024943254-7a59b63e-9573″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520282188407{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

    U.S. diplomat and policy maker specializing in Western Hemisphere Affairs. Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs under President George W. Bush and former U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States.

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    Former UN Ambassador for Venezuela and former President of the UN Security Council, creator of the famed “Arria Formula” method, will address Human Rights and Political Liberties.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”TAMARA SUJU, Torture as a Crime Against Humanity.” tab_id=”1520024941496-54d435c6-3077″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520021229531{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

    Former Criminal Forum member and current Director of the Human Rights Observatory “Centro de Estudios para America Latina” (CASLA), will focus on Torture as a Crime Against Humanity.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”ADRIANA VIGILANZA, The Right to Vote in Genuine Elections” tab_id=”1520024942077-26697ff6-2917″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1521038330931{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

    Pro-bono activist for democracy. Attorney, Universidad Central de Venezuela. Specialist in Tax Law, International compared law, Civil and Human Rights. On February 23, 2018 filed a Recourse seeking protection for the Right to Vote, before the Venezuelan Supreme Court exiled in Miami, Florida. Mrs. Vigilanza will address the right to vote in genuine elections.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”ASDRUBAL AGUIAR, Rescuing Democracy and Human Rights in Venezuela” tab_id=”1520024942666-373a5c2a-5ecd”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1521038359973{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

    Former Governor of Caracas and Government President in charge of Venezuela, former Judge in the Interamerican Court of Human Rights of the Organization of American States, currently, writer and Secretary General of the “Democratic Initiative of Spain and the Americas” (IDEA). Attorney, Universidad Católica Andres Bello, Venezuela. MS in Economic Integration. Mr. Aguiar will address Rescuing Democracy and Human Rights in Venezuela.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][vc_row][vc_column][mk_fancy_title size=”24″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]ARTISTS[/mk_fancy_title][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520025099707{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Click on the artist’s name to read their bio[/vc_column_text][vc_tta_accordion color=”sky” active_section=”0″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”PETER GRANADILLOS, Photographer” tab_id=”1520022350129-8aa49769-f57b”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520954197783{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Peter Granadillos (Photographer)
Peter Granadillos is a Venezuelan independent photographer based in Miami. Since 2015 he has been organizing and collaborating with the SomosUnoVe project, a movement for Human Rights which mission is to show that Venezuelans are all equals. People say that eyes are the window to the soul; Peter is a story teller of those hidden spaces within the human spirit[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”PERLA VILLAZAN, Photographer” tab_id=”1520625567429-896bc8d1-c6ea”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520954009588{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]PERLA VILLAZAN (Photographer)
Venezuelan born style photographer based in New York. Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. As an activist for the Human Rights Movement she has been involved collaborating and supporting projects focused in Venezuela’s fight for freedom. Her work is filled with soul-connecting images with a keen eye to express significant sentiments of the human free spirit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”DANIEL MATA, Singer” tab_id=”1520022350341-e9761789-cfba”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520954091055{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]DANIEL MATA (Singer)
Born in Venezuela and moved to  Atlanta  at an early age with his two sibling (one of triplets) and his parents. He currently attends Belmont University where he studies voice, psychology, and pre-med. Gifted with his impressively talented voice, this 22 year old classical crossover artist shares his passion and dedication with people to help them find motivation, drive, validity of their worth, joy, and serenity. 


March 31, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Event Space

100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Event Space

National Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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