Navigating the transition, countering democratic recession


Strategies for countering the global democratic recession and anti-democratic wave are a focus of discussion for the the Hamilton-Lugar School’s sixth conference on America’s Role in the World®.

NED’s Carl Gershman

The nonpartisan event – a tribute to Rep. Lee H. Hamilton, an exemplar of placing principle over politics for more than 50 years –  takes place Tuesday, December 1 and Wednesday, December 2 to correspond with the presidential transition. Special guests include former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley, former Directors of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Lt. Gen. James Clapper, National Endowment for Democracy (NED) President Carl Gershman, Rohingya Burmese activist Wai Wai Nu, and PBS Newshour anchor Judy Woodruff.

#ARW6 lineup (tentative schedule)

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Wednesday, Dec. 2

  • 9:15–10:15am: 9/11 Commissioners and the Next Four Years
  • 10:30–11:30am: The Big Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration
  • 11:45am–12:45pm: The Future of Climate Activism Co-sponsor: IU Environmental Resilience Institute
  • 12:45pm: Climate breakout discussions


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