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Kenneth Wollack, president of the National Democratic Institute said he classified himself as a political optimist despite the current negative trends in worldwide democracy that are causing others in his field to worry.

Thinktank Leaders Discuss Decline of American Freedoms

Global political and economic conflicts pose a threat to democracy, according to Annie Wilcox Boyajian, the lead advocacy manager at Freedom House, an independent organization that ranks countries based on their freedoms. Boyajian spoke at a panel event called “Leading From Below: Democracy Support in a New Era,” hosted by[Read More…]

by January 29, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Secretary-General of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro advocated for the importance of improving human rights in Latin America yesterday.

Luis Almagro Talks Latin America

Secretary General of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro stressed the need to address the Latin American human rights crisis in countries such as Cuba and Venezuela – which Freedom House currently rates as only partly free and not free, respectively – as he was awarded the 2016 Mark[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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SFS Professor Mark Lagon (GRD ’91) will leave Georgetown to become the president of Freedom House this January.

GU Professor to Lead Freedom House

Ambassador Mark Lagon (GRD ’91), a professor in the School of Foreign Service, was selected as the new president of Freedom House in Washington D.C., an independent organization that addresses worldwide threats to freedom and democracy worldwide. Lagon, the chair for global politics and security in the Master of Science[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top