Romer Fernando Villarroel Hurtado winner of a Global Democracy Award in Washington, DC.

17 de March de 2019 | Legal News

WASHINGTON DC, March 17, 2019.-

The Washington Academy of Political Arts & Sciences™ announces that International Human Rights Defender Romer Fernando Villarroel Hurtado has won the Global Democracy Award at the 2019 Napolitan Victory Awards. These awards are considered the most prestigious awards and coveted in political communication, they are the recognition given to politicians, leaders and/or activists who fight for democracy and freedom in the world. They recognize the best campaigns aimed at Spanish-speaking audiences in the world and also the experts who worked on them. In addition, professionals in this science are valued in the press, academic media, technological and digital media, political books and magazines, as well as video and audio production for campaigns, among others. “This year we received an avalanche of proposals in this line whose influx exceeded the number of candidacies raised since the foundation of these awards”, said Jéssica Osorio, director of Communications of the academy, who added: “Romer Fernando Villarroel Hurtado” is an example of the commitment to excellence that the academy seeks to recognize each year, according to its members”. This 2019, the dispute will be held between 47 categories. Some recognitions will be announced in advance, among them, that of COMPOL Influential Women, the Global Democracy Award and the Youth Leadership Award. See the full list of nominees: Washington Academy of Political Arts & Sciences™ | Washington DC The grand ceremony The Napolitans 2019 awards gala will be held on April 6 at the facilities of the Organization of American States (OAS) and will be broadcast live on the academy’s official Facebook page, a effort made possible thanks to the support of the companies Auguro and Global Digital Media Services Inc. About the nominee Romer Fernando Villarroel Hurtado, lawyer, International Human Rights Defender, sustains a tireless fight to maintain democracy in Bolivia, with legal actions brought before the courts within their country and internationally, such as the IACHR. In his resume, his interviews on television and radio media in his country and on Telemundo Channel 44 in the US stand out. Also his meetings in the United States Congress with Congressman Tim Kaine and the Charge for Political Affairs for South America Miriam Asnes, from the office of the congressman in question, seeking that the US Congress send a note of support to the complaints filed by the lawyer Villarroel before the IDH Commission, this with the aim of activating the advisory procedure before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and it is this Court that defines whether being re-elected indefinitely is a human right or not, before October 2019, date of the Bolivian general elections. Find the Napolitans online Website: Facebook: Instagram: @TheWAPAS Twitter: @TheWAPAS About the Napolitans Recognized by dozens of international media as the Oscars of Politics, the Napolitans are the leading international awards honoring the talent and work of professionals in political communication in electoral and government campaigns, as well as digital media and technological and academic efforts, print media, creatives and leaders committed to freedom, democracy and above all excellence. The Napolitans are presented by The Washington Academy of Political Arts & Sciences™ and applications are reviewed and judged by voting members of this academy.

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