Former president Laura Chinchilla was appointed as vice president of the World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid, an organization that has the mission of promoting democracy, its institutions, and values around the world. The entity is composed of former presidents and former prime ministers who have been democratically elected in their respective countries.
I thank @CLUBdeMADRID for this. It will be an honor to continue raising the banners of democracy, peace, and social justice from that prestigious global forum,”
tweeted the former president.
The work of Chinchilla in the WLA-Club de Madrid has been classified as relevant, according to the same organization, which highlights the work in the Shared Societies Project, where the Working Group on Sustainable Development has co-led.
Now, from the Vice Presidency, the Costa Rican would focus on developing and promoting initiatives in areas of interest such as:
• protection of the environment
• social and political empowerment of women
• social inclusion
• and the promotion of democracy in Latin America.
Chinchilla comes to occupy the position of former President of Bolivia, Jorge Quiroga and will share the vice presidency with Cassam Uteem, former president of Mauritius. This organization is chaired since 2013 by the former president of Latvia, Vaira Vike-Freiberga.