Upcoming Events

Jun 30, 2015

Strengthening Democracy in Bangladesh through Women’s Empowerment in Trade Unions

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Lily Gomes will analyze the situation of workers in Bangladesh’s RMG sector, especially in the years following Rana Plaza, with a particular focus on women in the workforce. She will offer recommendations for local and international actors to promote the sector’s sustainable development through democracy and the empowerment of women workers. Her presentation will be followed by comments by Tim Ryan. :: MORE

Jul 13, 2015

Why Human Rights Matter in Policy toward North Korea

Yoshihiro Makino will describe the little understood political situation inside North Korea and discuss how the repression of basic rights is fundamental to the regime’s grip on power.

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