January 31, 2017

Young Women’s Political Participation in Zimbabwe: A...

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Zimbabwean women’s rights advocate and Reagan Fascell Fellow Glanis Changachirere will explore the difficulties young women face and the strategies her organization, the Institute for Young Women Development, has used to combat these challenges.


August 29, 2016

Ghana's 2016 Elections: Assessing Public Confidence & State...

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Ghana, renowned in Africa for its democratic strengths, faces a contentious election season. Tensions between political parties, always acrimonious, have flared amid concerns about shortcomings in the electoral system. How prepared is Ghana for elections in December?


July 22, 2016

Addressing the Political Crisis in the Gambia

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

In order to contribute to the spread of correct information on both the political situation and existing efforts for reform, and to reinforce collaboration among civic groups, policymakers, and political parties seeking to address the Gambia crisis, NED will hold a public event on July 22.


June 14, 2016

“Social Media and Support for Free Speech and Democracy...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

In his presentation, Elie Smith will discuss the ways that journalists, bloggers, activists, and ordinary citizens are harnessing social media to promote free speech and push for democratic change in the Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.