Democratic Transition Events

Serbia's Transition to a Market Economy: Achievements and Failures

May 13, 2009 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Milica Uvalic, Professor of Economics, University of Perugia and current WWICS Public Policy Scholar
Webcast

Democracy and Freedom as Fundamental Human Rights

December 04, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Mrs. Eleonora Cercavschi, a human rights activist and the 2008 recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award, spoke on Democracy and Freedom as Fundamental Human Rights. The Honorable Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, and Samuel Donaldson, Chairman of the Wilson Council, and provided introductory remarks.
Webcast

Democracy as a Challenge - The 2007 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture, with Anatoli Mikhailov

November 15, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
On November 15, 2007, the Woodrow Wilson Center co-hosted the third annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture in collaboration with the Ratiu Family Foundation and the Ratiu Democracy Center. The recipient of this year's award, Dr. Anatoli Mikhailov, Rector of the European Humanities University, currently in exile in Vilnius, Lithuania delivered a speech on Democracy as a Challenge. An introduction by former ambassador to Belarus, David Swartz, preceded Professor Mikhailov's address.

The Human Factor in a New Democracy: Hungary in 2007

April 11, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Elemer Hankiss, Director Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Sociology

Dreams of Supremacy, Fears of Decline: A Greek Perspective on New-Age Russia

April 03, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Andreas Andrianopoulos, Senior Advisor, Competition Project, Russian Federation; Former Minister of Industry and Energy, Greece; and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

Kosovo's Impending Settlement: Analyzing the Ahtisaari Proposal

March 13, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Soren Jessen-Petersen, Guest Scholar at the United States Institute of Peace and former Special Representative to the UN Secretary-General and head of UNMIK and Steven E. Meyer, Professor of National Security Studies, National Defense University

Funding Civil Society in a Changing Europe

February 21, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Andrew Green, DGMetrics and Adjunct Professor Georgetown University

An Analysis of Recent Serbian Elections: Will the Path to Democracy and European Integration Prevail?

February 15, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Robert Hand, Senior Staff Associate, CSCE Commission, US Congress. John Lampe, Professor of History, University of Maryland and Wilson Center Senior Scholar
Webcast

Liberia in Transition: A Discussion With the UN Panel on Liberia

December 12, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Africa Program
Members of the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia discuss the impact of Liberia's resources on West Africa's wars, how effective sanctions were in shutting down the conflicts, and whether it is time to restore control of the country's natural wealth to the newly elected national government.
Webcast

The 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe?

November 30, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Dr. Saad Ibrahim, professor at the American University in Cairo and the recipient of the 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award delivered the 2nd annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture key-note address: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe? Introductory remarks were provided by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed.

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