The debate is delivered in partnership with the British Council, and will be recorded for the BBC’s World Service.
The event will start with a drinks reception, during which the audience will be given the opportunity to submit questions and have their say on relevant issues. The panel forum is aimed at being a democratic debate, so members of the general public are urged to participate. Sign up to learn more about Argentine politics, economy, social struggles, and how both experts – and the public – really feel on these issues.
• Juan Grabois, Leader of the Confederacion de Trabajadores de la Economia Popular (CTEP) and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
• Camila Crescembeni, Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina and President of PRO Youth
• Fernanda Vallejos, Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina and President of the Finance Commission
• Ivan Petrella, Writer on politics and theology and Former Secretary of Federal Integration and International Cooperation at the Ministry of Culture.
Past BBC World Questions debates have covered poverty in Africa, international development, and questioned whether digital media is good for democracy. Previous panel guests have included journalist and former director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media Jamie Bartlett, former UK prime minister Tony Blair, and former Nigerian government minister Oby Ezekwesili.
The debate will take place on Tuesday March 10, 2020, at 6:30pm at the Teatro Picadero in Buenos Aires City.
Admission is free, but online registration is required, and audience members are expected to arrive on time.
Click here to register and find out more about how to get your voice heard on meaningful issues. Diversity is always encouraged, and all questions are welcome.