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Democracy and Human Rights in South Asia: The Inaugural Asma Jahangir Memorial Lecture featuring Ayesha Jalal

The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Asia Program, and South Asia Democracy Watch (SDW), Present the Inaugural Asma Jahangir Lecture Series

 

The Struggle for Peace in the Midst of Repression: Unified Voices from Nicaragua’s Civil Society Leaders

Following the breakdown of political negotiations between the Nicaraguan government and key opposition figures in August, political repression by state security forces has continued unabated. Civil society leaders, rural leaders, and independent journalists, among others, have been targeted by the administration of President Daniel Ortega.

Electoral Reform can Strengthen Argentina's Presidential Elections

Read Benjamin Gedan and Jeffrey Phillips on steps to strengthen Argentina's election structure here.

 

 

Values and U.S. Policy Toward the Indo-Pacific

In recent weeks, the Trump administration has sought to address the role that values and norms should play in its foreign policy generally, and in the U.S. strategy toward the Indo-Pacific specifically. This is a reflection of a long-standing debate in American foreign policy, going back to the founding of the nation itself, but the arguments made by top U.S. officials are worth considering.

Camelia Bogdan Awarded the 2019 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship

Awarded yearly by the Rațiu Family Charitable Foundation, London and the Rațiu Center for Democracy, Turda, in partnership with Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award and Fellowship aims to support individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy as activists or intellectuals, whether they are in exile from repressive regi

Call for Applications: 2020 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship

Building on the accomplishments of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award (2005-2016), the Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship (IRDF) supports individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy as activists or intellectuals, whether they are in exile from repressive regimes or operating within emerging democracies.

Interview with Claudinete Colé, ARQMO's First Woman Executive Coordinator

This interview is also available in Portuguese, following the English version below / A entrevista está disponível em português, sob a versão em inglês.

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