As a democratic country committed to human rights and civil solidarity, Uruguay is a longstanding strategic partner of the United States and Israel. In fact, Uruguay was one of the first nations to establish official relations with the newly-formed Jewish state in 1948. In February 2019, Uruguay became the first Latin American country to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism. Join us for a conversation with Uruguay’s new president, Luis Lacalle Po, an AJC Project Interchange alumnus, who took office on March 1,just before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Uruguay.
Time: Wednesday, May 20, 12:00 p.m. ET