June 29, 2021

Reputation Laundering and Universities: Implications for...

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The International Forum for Democratic Studies will host a discussion based on a recent working paper entitled “Paying for a World Class Affiliation: Reputation Laundering in the University Sector of Open Societies,” that will discuss the ways in which transnational kleptocracy targets universities, and its resulting influence on freedom of expression and democracy around the world.


June 18, 2021

Report Launch | A Full-Spectrum Response to Sharp Power:...

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The International Forum launched its final report, "A Full-Spectrum Response to Sharp Power: The Vulnerabilities and Strengths of Open Societies," and reflected on lessons learned from its series examining Sharp Power and Democratic Resilience.


June 02, 2021

National Endowment for Democracy Names Damon Wilson as New President

The Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) unanimously voted to approve Damon Wilson as NED’s next president.


May 27, 2021

Disinformation Roundup: News from the International Forum

A selection of recent resources from the International Forum for Democratic Studies on disinformation and other threats to the integrity of the information space.