Understanding Democratic Transitions and Consolidation from Case Studies: Lessons for Democracy Assistance


Date and Time

March 5, 2007 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM



RSVP required by 5PM March 02.


Oksenberg Conference Room

FSI Contact

Ganka Hadjipetrova

The purpose of this conference is to review and rethink the collective knowledge on the theory and practice of democratization and foreign democratic assistance. Some of the main topics of review and discussion include the paths and conditions for democratic transitions; rules and procedures for democratic consolidations; guidelines for foreign assistance for democratic promotion and consolidation.

The conference will gather 30 scholars working at the forefront of the theoretical and empirical research on the subject.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and the National Academy of Sciences.

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