How to catalyze support for nonviolent pro-democracy movements fighting against authoritarian rule? A joint project of the Atlantic Council and the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), endorsed by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), recognizes that civil resistance movements are central to reversing the last seventeen years of democratic recession.
The project’s three-part report, titled Fostering a Fourth Democratic Wave: A Playbook for Countering the Authoritarian Threat...
- Proposes new approaches and tools to support civil resistance movements
- Advances a new international norm — the “Right to Assist” pro-democracy movements
- Develops strategic and tactical options to constrain authoritarian regimes and drive up the cost of their repression…RTWT
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