International monitoring committee for the 2018 Presidential elections Bogotá, Colombia – 29/05/2018Michele Grisafi
Part of the delegation sent from Europe to Bogotà to control the democratic nature of the vote during the 2018 Presidential Elections. Meeting with Caterina Bertolini, Italian ambassador in Colombia. Issue in question: sustainable and fair trade products from South America to Europe. Visit to a local plantation where a local cooperative tries to combine agriculture and social commitment.
The Presidential Elections ended up in a ballot between the two main candidates, Gustavo Petro (Progressive Movement) and Ivan Duque (Democratic Center) so the monitoring procedure continued also during this last phase until the final result on the 17th of June with the victory of the democratic center.