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May 11, 2016

Presentation of 2016 Transformation Index in Montevideo

In collaboration with Fundación Konrad Adenauer and Business School at Universidad de Montevideo, the Bertelsmann Tranformation Index 2016 was presented at the headquarters of the Universidad de Montevideo. Speakers were Analyst Hauke Hartmann, Political Scientist Daniel Chasquetti, Senator Luis Lacalle Pou and Minister Carolina Cosse.

Within the framework of the Latin American Forum in Montevideo, the 2016 index published by the German Foundation Bertelsmann and which measures democratic transformation, market economy and quality of political management in 129 countries around the world was presented.

Presentación en Montevideo del Índice de Transformación 2016

The opening ceremony was led by Gabriel C. Salvia, Chairman of the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL); Manfred Steffen, Project Coordinator of the Program "Partidos políticos y democracia en América Latina” at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (left in photo); and Ignacio Munyo, Director of Centro de Economía, Sociedad y Empresa at the Business School of Universidad de Montevideo (right in photo).

Presentación en Montevideo del Índice de Transformación 2016

Hauke Hartmann, Senior Project Manager at Bertelsmann Foundation and director of BTI Project, gave a presentation on "Global trends in the 2016 Transformation Index" (Las tendencias globales en el Índice de Transformación 2016).

 

Presentación en Montevideo del Índice de Transformación 2016

Daniel Chasquetti, researcher and professor at Instituto de Ciencia Política at Facultad de Ciencias Sociales of UDELAR, on his part talked about the chapter on Uruguay in the 2016 Transformation Index. (capítulo uruguayo del Índice de Transformación 2016)

Presentación en Montevideo del Índice de Transformación 2016

The second panel, moderated by journalist Gonzalo Ferreira, was in charge of Luis Lacalle Pou and Carolina Cosse who analyzed "Challenges to transformation in Uruguay".

Presentación en Montevideo del Índice de Transformación 2016

Luis Lacalle Pou is Senator of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay and was a presidential candidate in 2014.

Presentación en Montevideo del Índice de Transformación 2016

Carolina Cosse is Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay.

Presentación en Montevideo del Índice de Transformación 2016

Ignacio Munyo, Carolina Cosse, Hauke Hartmann and Luis Lacalle Pou.

In order to access the Spanish version of the methodology and regional chapters of the 2016 Transformation Index, please click here.