Democracy That Delivers
Iglesias, Enrique Valentín

Iglesias, Enrique Valentín

President of the Inter-American Development Bank (1998-2005); Secretary General of the Iberoamerican General Secretariat (2005-2014)


Ten former presidents and 50 experts tackle the challegues of the Next Generation Democracy in the Americas

The fight against inequality, poverty corruption and violence plus, the ethical renovation of political parties were identified as the main challengues to be faced in the Americas in a three day forum held in Bogotá. The President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos and 10 former Presidents and Members of the Club de Madrid, contributed to the discussions

Juan Manuel Santos and 10 former presidents lead the NGD Roundtable about the future of democracy in the Americas

Within Next Generation Democracy’s (NGD) project, the comprehensive debate on the current state and future of democracy will –within its dynamic world process- also take a specific look to the Americas Region. Members of the Club de Madrid from the region of the Americas along with experts and relevant regional actors will discuss around the question of democracy in a new regional Roundtable in Colombia next 24-26 August. Download the program here (in Spanish)

Launch of the Journal Development and Dialogue on Shared Societies and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

A dialogue on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Shared Societies -jointly organized by the Spanish State Secretariat of International Cooperation and the Club de Madrid, and hosted by Casa América- featured Club de Madrid Member, President Danilo Türk, and Enrique Iglesias, former Secretary-General of Ibero-American Cooperation Secretariat and honorary Member of the Club de Madrid.

Enrique Iglesias and Javier Solana, new Honorary Members  of the Club de Madrid

During the past General Assembly, the Members of the Club de Madrid elected unanimously Javier Solana and Enrique Iglesias as Honorary Members of the organization for their contribution and support to the founding of the Club de Madrid and its activities.

 Vaira Vike Freiberga, new World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid President

The former President of Latvia (1997-2007) was elected by the organization's General Assembly, which has also approved the election of five new Members (Felipe Calderón, Alain Juppé, James Mancham, George Papandreou and Danilo Turk) and two Honoray Members (Javier Solana and Enrique V. Iglesias)

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