Our CEO Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán participated as a lecturer in the event: "Preparation for the Congress on Judicial Independence and Criminal Networks". Next to him, the Representative for Guatemala of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Liliana Valiña, and Miguel Ángel Gálvez, Judge of Guatemala. The next day, a training session was held for prosecutors, investigative assistants and analysts from the Public Ministry of Guatemala, which also ha
In the framework of the forum "Corruption in Colombia: the worst form of violence", our CEO Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán was interviewed by El Espectador, about Corruption as a problem not only in Colombia, but also at transnational level. El Espectador questioned Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán about how this phenomenon works, and what is the proposal of Scientific Vortex to fight it. How can social networks serve to combat corruption?
In Colombia we have faced corruption from very tra
Semana magazine, along with Caracol TV channel and Transparencia por Colombia, organized the forum "Corruption in Colombia, the worst form of violence", as a response to the alarming figures and recent corruption scandals that Colombia has faced. The first day of the forum was focused on the functioning of the institutional system that should guarantee transparency, avoid and combat corruption. The second day the forum was on how to prevent corruption in politics and the role
Last March 6th and 7th, 2017, Vortex Foundation participated in the Forum Mexico: Security without War. In the event, scholars and activists reflected the diversity on the approaches for understanding the violence partially generated by the militarized strategy against organized crime in Mexico. Luis Jorge Garay, our Chief Scientific, and Eduardo Salcedo- Albarán, our CEO, highlighted the need of understanding the humanitarian impacts of the Mexican conflict, and the complex