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Clinton launches CDDRL’s Global Digital Policy Incubator

October 2017

Video of Digital Technology, Diplomacy, and Democratic Values On Oct.

Don’t fear the robots

July 2017

"The robots aren't going to take over, or even destroy jobs," says CDDRL's Jerry Kaplan. Read the article here.

Inaugural cohort of Ukrainian Emerging Leaders selected

July 2017

   */ OLEKSANDRA MATVIICHUKCenter for Civil LibertiesOleksandra Matviichuk is a human rights defender who works on issues in Ukraine and the OSCE region.

Artificial intelligence expert joins CDDRL’s ranks

June 2017

 CDDRL is pleased to announce that Jerry Kaplan, who teaches social and economic impact of artificial intelligence in the Stanford computer science department, has been appointed to the position of...

Introducing CDDRL's incoming pre- and postdoctoral fellows

August 2016

Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is proud to announce our four incoming fellows who will be joining us in the 2016-2017 academic year to develop...

Summer fellows share stories of struggle and triumph

September 2015

In July, the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) welcomed a group of 23 democracy leaders from around the developing world for a three-week training program on democracy,...

Julie Cordua speaks on child exploitation and sexual abuse imagery

February 2015

Julie Cordua, executive director of Thorn, a non-profit organization founded by Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, spoke passionately on the topic child exploitation and sexual abuse imagery for the...

Stanford conference to explore right to information and technology

March 2013

On March 11-12, the Program on Liberation Technology at CDDRL is convening a conference to examine digital tools and their impact on the development of democratic development.

Exploring new technologies at Stanford to monitor human rights

August 2012

Teaming up with the Brookings Institution and Google, CDDRL hosted a workshop to bring together four United Nations special rapporteurs, civil society activists, technologists and government donors...

Stanford Knight journalism fellows share technology ideas

February 2012

During the Feb. 16 Liberation Technology Seminar, five teams from Stanford University’s John S.

Program on Liberation Technology

June 2010

The Program on Liberation Technology seeks to understand how information technology can be used to defend human rights, improve governance, empower the poor, promote economic development, and...

Rebecca MacKinnon on the relationship between internet freedom and democratization in China

March 2010

Rebecca MacKinnon is Visiting Fellow at Princeton's Center for Information Technology.

Google.org's Megan Smith: 'liberation through interconnection'

January 2010

Megan Smith,Vice President, New Business Development and General Manager, Google.org., argued that greater interconnectedness achieved by information technology is a major liberating force in the...

Joshua Cohen's Program on Global Justice joins Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL)

April 2009

The Program on Global Justice, which explores issues at the intersection of political norms and global political-economic realities, has joined CDDRL, Center Director Larry Diamond announced.

Democracy 2.0 - An Upgrade?

March 2009

Has the Internet democratized American politics? Did the Internet phenomenon Democracy 2.0 elect Barack Obama?

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Olexandr Starodubtsev Visiting Practitioner, CDDRL
Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Professor, CDDRL
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL
Eileen Donahoe Adjunct Professor, CDDRL