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The Fifth Annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture

Nov 12, 2009
Adam Michnik, a political activist and retired member of Poland's first democratic parliament, was presented the 2009 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award on December 3 at the Woodrow Wilson Center. At the event, Michnik delivered year's Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture: Democracy: Traps and Question Marks.

<i>findNano</i> App Puts Nanotech in Your Pocket

Nov 12, 2009
The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies has developed findNano, an application for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch that lets users discover and determine whether consumer products are nanotechnology-enabled

Chinese delegation sponsored by U.S.-China Exchange Council visits Woodrow Wilson Center

Nov 10, 2009
Director Stapleton Roy was joined by Kent Hughes, Director of the Program on America and the Global Economy, and Don Wolfensberger, Director of the Congress Project to discuss U.S. national policy processes.

Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Awardee Adam Michnik Published in The Guardian

Nov 09, 2009
Adam Michnik, recipient of the 2009 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award and editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza published an essay in The Guardian on the role of Poland's Solidarity movement in the events of 1989.

Central Africa: Build Cohesion in Divided Societies, Urges U.S. Envoy

Nov 09, 2009
The American government's new special adviser on the Great Lakes region, Howard Wolpe, discusses how the Obama administration could improve its diplomacy and strengthen peace-building in Central Africa.