June 11, 2019

The Role of Open Data in Strengthening Nigerian Democracy

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Joshua Olufemi highlighted both the progress and persistent challenges in leveraging data for good governance and political accountability, and provided recommendations for how to address these challenges in Nigeria.


June 10, 2019

Shanthi Kalathil Testifies Before Congressional-Executive Commission on...

Shanthi Kalathil testified before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China on the Chinese party-state's manipulation of the information space.


March 19, 2019

The Road to Digital Unfreedom

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Ronald J. Deibert and Xiao Qiang discussed the multifaceted challenges posed by sharpening levels of online polarization and manipulation, new threats to individual rights and privacy in the digital space, the tension between the business model of social media companies and their responsibilities to democratic societies, and authoritarian efforts to diffuse digital technologies of surveillance and control.


February 14, 2019

Digital Migration and the Democratization of Africa's Information...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow George Sarpong examined the approaches to digital migration in Africa, explained the legal and regulatory fault lines, and explored how migration strategies could undermine democratic principles.