Oct 20
October 20, 2015

12th Annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture: The Puzzle of the Chinese Middle Class

06:00 PM- 08:30 PM
The Embassy of Canada and The National Endowment for Democracy invite you to the twelfth annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World featuring Andrew J. Nathan.
July 13, 15

Why Human Rights Matter in Policy toward North Korea

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

In his presentation at the NED, Mr. Makino analyzes the human rights situation in North Korea, and how human rights issues are the key to solving the region's issues.


June 30, 15

Strengthening Democracy in Bangladesh through Women’s...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Lily Gomes analyzes the situation of workers in Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector, especially in the years following Rana Plaza, with a particular focus on women in the workforce.


June 25, 15

The Threat of Religious Extremism to Women’s Participation...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

In her presentation, Farahnaz Ispahani will analyze how ISIS has managed to gain influence among Muslim women, assess the implications for women’s participation in all aspects of life, and offer recommendations for creating a counter-narrative to combat the appeal of religious extremism. Her presentation will be followed by comments from Nina Shea.