Bolivia: The effects of COVID-19 on Children

Event title: COVID-19 and its Impact in Bolivia: Children and Access to Education

Event date: August 17th, 2020

Time: 17.00 – 18.00 BTS | 12:00 – 13:00 GTM-4

Registered attendees: 15

We had attendees joining us from the UK and Bolivia!

Speaker: Miss María Elena Ramírez LL.M

For this talk, we had Miss María Elena Ramírez join us from Bolivia. She is the Head of Local Development Projects at Aldeas Infantiles Bolivia – an NGO specialized in children’s rights with a primary mission of comprehensive protection of children and prevention of child abandonment. In this Academic Talk, Miss María Elena will be sharing her experience on working with families at risk during lockdown and how future projects must respond to the needs arising as a result of the pandemic while anticipating the future needs of families and offering effective support.

Miss María Elena Ramírez LL.M – Head of Local Development Projects at NGO Aldeas Infantiles Bolivia

Below is the recorded and edited version of the live Academic Talk and Q&A session:

YouTube link:

We would like to thank the following institutions for their contribution:

  • University of Dundee
  • Geography Department – University of Dundee

We would also like to thank and credit the following members for their work:

  • Poster: Cindy Zetino
  • Attendee Registration: Zoi Asimakopoulou
  • Academic Talk Moderator: Alison Infante
  • Academic Talk Support: Evelyn Ávalos
  • Video Editing: Alison Infante