American Purpose hosts a discussion with Elliott Abrams, senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Realism and Democracy, on Democracy Promotion—Lessons Learned. A member of the board of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), he also teaches U.S. foreign policy at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. February 16, 2022. 12 p.m. ET. Register
Is China Headed for an Economic Crisis? Hudson Institute Senior Fellows Thomas J. Duesterberg and NED board member Nadia Schadlow join China Beige Book CEO Leland Miller to review Dr. Duesterberg’s recent report, Economic Cracks in the Great Wall of China, and assess whether China’s leadership can manage a stable transition. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 10, 2022. Register here. Watch here.
Countering digital authoritarianism: The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) hosts a discussion, featuring: U.S. Consul General Ana Escrogima; David Kaye, University of California, Irvine, former UN special rapporteur on right to freedom of opinion & expression; Chris Walker, National Endowment for Democracy; Suzanne Nossel, PEN America; Ron Deibert, Citizen Lab at the Munk School, University of Toronto; Inga Kristina Trauthig, Center for Media Engagement, University of Texas. Tuesday, January 18, 2022. 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. RSVP
Securing Democracy from Illicit Finance: Strengthening the First Mile: RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies hosts a webinar with members of civil society from East Africa on measures to strengthen responses to corruption and kleptocracy. Speakers: John Githongo, Investigative journalist; Sheila Masinde, Transparency International Kenya; John-Allan Namu, Africa Uncensored. This event is part of the Restricting Kleptocracy project funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Monday, 07 February 202211:00 – 12:00 (GMT) RSVP