Luis Alberto Lacalle - Republic of Uruguay
Jorge Tuto Quiroga - Plurinational State of Bolivia
According to a recent Gallup poll, trust in the media, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Presidency, and Congress is at or near its lowest point in 50 years. The path to rebuilding trust in our democratic institutions, requires head-on tackling of the rampant mis- and disinformation running across societal discourse - particularly as we face today, some of the most pressing global challenges in history. Simply put: at a time when we need our global institutions the most, confidence in them is at its lowest - forming a key and overarching theme for Concordia in 2023. This panel brings together leading figures of their fields, and guiding members of Concordia’s own Leadership Council, to address the gap between where we are and where we need to be, and the role of each sector in ensuring the strength of trust in each other’s institutions.