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Larry Diamond: How to save democracy

January 2009

Bush gave democracy promotion a bad name, Larry Diamond writes in Newsweek. The new administration needs to get it right.

Alejandro Toledo launches Social Agenda for Democracy in Latin America

December 2009

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo, the 2007-08 Payne Distinguished Lecturer and visiting scholar at CDDRL, has launched a Social Agenda for Democracy in Latin America for the next twenty...

Diamond provides recommendations for a post-Mubarak world

February 2011

Two decades after the fall of Soviet-bloc dictatorships, popular movements for democracy are erupting in the last regional bastion of authoritarianism: the Arab world.

Events

How Democratic Development is Curbed in Angola

March 15, 2012

Abstract: Since the very beginning of the state formation, Angolan political elites of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), the National Front for the Liberation of Angola ...

Following Africa’s Lead: Opportunities and Threats of the Mobile Internet Revolution

October 11, 2012

***** NOTE: CHANGE OF LOCATION*****AbstractThe mobile Internet — accessed through smartphones, tablets, and 4G technology — is now set to overtake the wired Net in usage and users.