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This year’s overarching theme “The Future of Democracy” included debates on Culture of Democracy, Limits of Democracy, Economics Panel on Freedom or Intervention, and a discussion on Enterprise – create –innovate. Throughout its editions Forum da Liberdade in Porto Alegre has gathered more than 300 speakers, including five Nobel Prize winners (James Buchanan, Gary Becker, James Heckman, Douglass North and Mario Vargas Llosa), seven heads of state, national and international political leaders and ministers of state, as well as business leaders, academics and scholars.
Onyx Lorenzoni MP, President of the Brazilian Group of Liberal International and Congressman from Porto Algre attended the Forum, alongside speakers and representatives of the liberal parties Partido NOVO and Partido Social Liberal (PSL) and the liberal youth movement Movimiento Brasil Livre (Free Brazil Movement). The Forum is organised by RELIAL member organisation Instituto de Estudos Empresariais (IEE).
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