A lecture with Dr. Jan Eichhorn on the implications of the Scottish Independence Referendum.
The event reviews a report that assesses the gender imbalance in the Ugandan Parliament by examining the efficacy of the quota system and challenges involved with implementation.
This talk will highlight where the general “wisdom” about Scots’ attitudes towards the referendum may be empirically wrong.
Ihsan Yilmaz will talk about challenges to civil society, press freedom, freedom of speech and pluralistic democracy in the aftermath of the August presidential elections.
A panel discussion to consider what President Erdoğan’s new mandate means for the nation, its government and institutions and the ruling Justice and Development Party.
Tarek Masoud will discuss his recent release "Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt."
The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Embassy of Italy to the USA, and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) are pleased to share with you an invitation to the Presentation of the Master in Electoral Policy and Administration (MEPA).
Join IFES, and other featured speakers, for a panel discussion on the important role that service learning plays in the development of active citizens.
Join Women In International Security, Women’s Action for New Directions, and the U.S. Institute of Peace for a discussion of the toolkit and specific ways that all practitioners – both at the policy and grassroots levels – can use law to promote gender equality and empower women.
Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe will discuss reconstruction efforts, security concerns, and democracy promotion in Haiti.
Thailand’s 200 member National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has appointed General Prayuth CHAN-OCHA as prime minister.
Join the Africa and the Youth in Development Work Groups for a lively discussion with several of the Mandela Washington Fellows on their Fellowship experience to date, their thoughts on its impact on US-Africa Relations, and their expectations when they return to their home country.
African leaders recently gathered in Washington D.C. to discuss the continent's future. Elections and conflict analyst Gregory Wallsworth weighs in on the discussion.
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan emerged victorious in the country's first direct presidential election held on 10 August, 2014.
Civil Society Workgroup will host a panel discussion entitled A New Strategy for Civil Society Development for Africa to examine new approaches to civil society capacity building and how they should influence development strategies in how to engage and support CSOs.
Join YPFP for a discussion on human rights and US foreign policy with Deputy Assistant Secretary Tom Melia from the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.
Join NDI's official DemTools launch event! DemTools is a set of four open source, web-based software applications that can be easily and cheaply rolled out to help civic groups organize, connect government with constituents, manage election data, and foster civic debate - some of the most common problems advocates for political change face.
The Union Election Commission (UEC) recently met with the National League for Democracy (NLD) to discuss proposed campaign rules.
A book launch on "Elections Worth Dying For? A Selection of Case Studies from Africa." The book examines the roots of violence within election processes in Africa from a variety of perspectives.
Taking advantage of the opportunity provided by the White House’s African Leaders’ Summit, leading American democracy and human rights organizations will convene a concurrent African civil society conference, Towards an Action Program for Democracy.
Turkey will hold the first round of its presidential election on August 10th, 2014.
His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, president of the Federal Republic of Somalia will discuss development, democracy, and security in his country.
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali will discuss the progress and challenges of Mali’s post-crisis recovery as well as the broader regional prospects for security, development, and good governance in the Sahel region.
Drawing on a recently published larger volume - Strategies of Symbolic Nation-Building in Southeast Europe – Vjeran Pavlakovic will analyze the nation and state building strategies of the Croatian elite since the country attained independence, following the Homeland War, 1991-1995.