Upcoming Events

Jun 1, 2015

High Expectations, Low Performance: Democracies in Latin America under Stress

Join us on Monday June 1 for a two-panel discussion to take stock on the state of democratic values and legitimacy in Latin America, and three country case studies: Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela. The presentations will be based on information collected through the prestigious AmericasBarometer, a rigorous survey carried out by the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) in 28 countries over a 10-year period, which provides a comparative perspective – across time, countries, and individuals – on issues that are central to democratic governance in the Americas. :: MORE

Jun 10, 2015

Election Observation in the Digital Era: Challenges and Opportunities for West Africa

In his presentation, Tidiani Togola will examine the opportunities and challenges offered by the use of ICTs in election observation in West Africa. Drawing upon his experiences as an ICT expert, he will explore the new frontiers in technological advancement and consider how ICTs might overcome technical difficulties and political constraints and help open a path toward a peaceful and democratic Africa.  :: MORE