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July 13, 2015

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.
December 09, 2015

Women’s Resilience and Resolve in Northwest Pakistan:...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

In her presentation, social activist Shad Begum will outline the challenges to women’s political and economic empowerment in PATA and highlight those change-makers who are surmounting them.


November 18, 2015

Sudan's National Dialogue

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

During this event, panelists will discuss ongoing dialogue efforts and explore how to foster inclusive, nationwide dialogue with representation from all ethnicities, regions, and religious backgrounds.


November 17, 2015

The Global Assault on Civil Society

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Around the world, governments are devising new and elaborate methods to obstruct the activities of independent civil society. This includes using the forms of law to crack down on non-governmental organizations and erecting barriers to the ability of such groups to receive international funding. The deepening clampdown on civil society is a prominent feature of the broader resurgence of authoritarianism that is challenging democratic values and adversely affecting democracy in a growing number of ways.