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June 15, 2016

Democracy and Hope: Dalai Lama Speaks with Four Dynamic Young Activists

01:00 PM- 03:00 PM
We were delighted to welcome His Holiness to NED where he engaged in conversation with four dynamic young activists.
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.

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July 21, 2016

The Fractious Path: Pakistan's Democratic Transition

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Raza Rumi discussed the broad themes outlined in his book, Fractious Path: Pakistan's Democratic Transition, along with the implications for the future of Pakistan’s democracy.

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July 15, 2016

Post-Civil War Sri Lanka: A Survey of Working Conditions...

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Solidarity Center recently conducted an informal survey of working conditions in Jaffna, capital of Sri Lanka's Northern Province, to better understand workers' awareness of their rights and the benefits of the country's labor code, which sets a minimum wage, limitations on daily working hours, and rules pertaining to overtime and benefits. Survey results indicate that the vast majority of workers in Jaffna are unaware of their statutory rights, with many working in low-paid jobs that have minimal labor standards, social protection, and security of tenure.

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