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June 17, 2016

NED Hosts 2015 Nobel Laureate for Literature Svetlana Alexievich

12:00 PM- 02:00 PM
The National Endowment for Democracy and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty invite you to join us for a special event with 2015 Nobel Laureate for Literature Svetlana Alexievich in conversation with Leon Wieseltier, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic; Berlin Senior Fellow in Culture and Policy, Brookings Institution.
July 12, 2016

Women and Good Governance in Afghanistan: Barriers and...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

In this presentation, Fatema Jafari will evaluate the gains Afghan women have made and identify the social, economic, and political barriers to equality that they continue to face. Drawing on her own experience as an elected Afghan politician, Ms. Jafari will offer recommendations for Afghan women, the Afghan government, and the international community on steps they can take to foster gender equality in Afghanistan.

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July 07, 2016

Preparing a New Generation of Women Leaders in Zimbabwe

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

In her presentation, Zimbabwean women’s rights advocate Nyaradzo Mashayamombe will discuss the state of young women’s political participation in her country, describe how her organization, Tag A Life International, is empowering girls and communities to combat structural and societal norms, and offer recommendations to the international community for promoting gender equality and democratization in Zimbabwe.

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June 30, 2016

“Love and War on the Rooftop” The True Story of Militants...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Please join for a screening of the documentary, "Love and War on the Rooftop," which chronicles the story of former militants and sworn enemies turned theater actors and friends, and recounts the process that led to this successful transformation.

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