Digital Subversion, Dictators, Inc., and other events


Dictators, Inc. The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) hosts a virtual briefing “probing the ties between corporations and dictators” with Vladimir Milov, Russian opposition politician and economist; Matt Schrader, advisor on China at the International Republican Institute’s Center for Global Impact; and Karen Sutter, specialist in Asian trade and finance for the Congressional Research Service. 10 a.m. November 22, 2021 RSVP.

Looking Ahead: Presidential Politics and Chilean Democracy: The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and the Instituto de Asuntos Públicos of the Universidad de Chile analyze the results of the first round of voting in Chile’s presidential election and what they portend for the future of Chilean democracy. November 22, 2021, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. RSVP

The Global State of Democracy 2021. The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) launches its new report, “The Global State of Democracy 2021 Report: Building Resilience in a Pandemic Era“, with keynote addresses from Jutta Urpilainen, European Commissioner for International Partnerships and Jürgen Zattler, Director-General for International Development Policy, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. November 22. 15:00-17:00 (CET). RSVP


Another Coup in Sudan: Prospects of Democracy and Human Rights: Panelists: Gerald L. Neuman, Director, Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School; Alex de Waal, research professor at Tufts University; Abdelkhalig Shaib is an FVP at Bank ABC; Hala Al Karib, regional director of the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA); Mohamed Osman, Researcher in Human Rights Watch’s Africa Division. Moderator: Abadir M. Ibrahim, Associate Director of the Human Rights Program. November 22: 11:00 am EST (6:00pm Sudan/CAT). RSVP

Libya and the Ongoing Battle for Legitimacy: Johns Hopkins SAIS hosts a virtual with Paola Gazzini, consulting senior analyst for Libya, International Crisis Group. 12:30 p.m. November 22, 2021 RSVP

How to build independent media in Ukraine: The Atlantic Council hosts a virtual discussion with Myroslava Barchuk, host of UA: First TV channel; Brian Bonner, former chief editor, Kyiv Post; Yevhen Hlibovytsky, partner at Pro Mova; and Sevgil Musaieva, chief editor of Ukrayinska Pravda. 8 a.m. November 23, 2021. RSVP

The Future of Democracy in Tunisia: The Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy hosts an online event with Issam Chebbi, secretary general of the Republican (Al Joumhouri) party; Riadh Chaibi, political adviser to Rached Ghannouchi, president of Ennahdha; Khaled Chouket, political & civil society activist, former minister, and leader of Nidaa Tounes; and Habib Bouajila, founder of the “Citizens Against the Coup” movement. 12 noon: November 23, 2021. RSVP

American Kleptocracy: The Atlantic Council hosts a virtual book discussion with author Casey Michel, investigative journalist; Paul Massaro, senior policy adviser at the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; Michael Sallah, senior investigations editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Ben Judah, nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center; and Melinda Haring, deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. 12:30 p.m. November 23, 2021. RSVP

Digital Subversion: The Threat to Democracy: The Embassy of Canada and the National Endowment for Democracy host the 18th annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture with Ronald Deibert, Director, The Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto. This event will be held virtually. Participants must register in advance and will receive login instructions 48 hours prior. December 1, 2021. 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. RSVP by Monday, November 29.

Global Democracy Coalition Forum: International IDEA is convening a global multi-stakeholder coalition for democracy in a virtual forum. The Global Democracy Coalition Forum will facilitate a global conversation on democracy as inputs to the Summit for Democracy. December 7. All day event. RSVP



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