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Who Is Really Corrupt in Ukraine?

December 5, 2019

Please join Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) on Wedensday, December 4, 2019 at 4:30pm for a conversation with Sergii Leschenko.  Leschenko will be joined in...

Let's Talk Ukraine: A Discussion of Current Events with UELP Fellows

September 4, 2019

Please join the Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program to meet the third cohort of fellows. The event will be followed by a reception and networking from 5:30-7:00pm.

CANCELLED: Lecture by Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine Ulana Suprun, MD: The Lenin Sanatorium Emancipation: Inmates & Architects in Ukraine's Healthcare Transformation

April 25, 2019

Ukraine reclaimed independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, yet instead of implementing wide ranging institutional change to develop and prepare Ukraine for the 21st century, reform programs were...

The Future of Ukrainian Democracy after Elections: Successes and Challenges

April 9, 2019

After the events of the Revolution of Dignity, Ukraine made a decisive historic choice in its shift towards democracy, notwithstanding current threats to security and sovereignty from Russia’s...

The Cyber Security Threat: Lessons Learned from Devastating Attacks in Ukraine and the US

March 14, 2019

Recent years have witnessed an increasing number of cyber attacks originating in Russia that target the United States, European Union and EU member-states.

Kleptocracy: A Discussion with Charles Davidson, Jeffrey Gedmin, and Oleksandra Ustinova

March 7, 2019

*/ Kleptocracy--well-organized elite corruption--has come to characterize Russia and much of the post-Communist space, and is one of the chief obstacles to democratic development as well as...

Frontline Battles for Civil Rights and LGBT+ Equality: Breaking Myths

January 8, 2019

Recent decades of rapid social transformations across the globe provoked tectonic shifts: minorities are more visible than ever, equality movements spread across many borders and historic...

Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Launch Event

September 17, 2018

Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law invites you to a special event on Oct.

Special Evening to Celebrate the Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program

November 2, 2017

 PANELISTSValeriy Chaly Ukrainian Ambassador to the United StatesLenna Koszarny Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon CapitalMichael McFaulDirector of the Freeman Spogli Institute...

Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program Launch

October 3, 2017

Abstract: Since the events of Euromaidan in 2013-14, Ukraine has been striving for democratic development and advancement through political reforms and strengthening of institutions.

LAD Workshop: Ukrainian Catholic University 2017

January 26, 2017

This five day intensive program for a select group of mid- and high-level government officials and business leaders is designed to address how government can encourage and enable the private sector...

LAD Course: Case Teaching and Case Study Writing for Public Policy at the Ukrainian Catholic University

September 6, 2016

This workshop course is designed to develop skills that faculty in policy-focused universities and training institutions can use both to develop interactive and participant-centered teaching styles...

Reforming Ukraine's Universities During a Crisis

February 12, 2015

***Note LOCATION CHANGE to GUNN 101 in Stanford Business School.*** Speaker Bio Serhiy Kvit, Rector of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and outspoken blogger on higher education...

The Reset in US-Russian Relations: An Obituary

April 11, 2014

Bio:  Michael McFaul is the former director of CDDRL and deputy director of FSI at Stanford University. He recently returned to FSI after serving as U.S. ambassador to Russia.

The Voice Behind "I Am a Ukrainian"

April 8, 2014

Yulia Marushevska is a Ukrainian activist who was featured in a recent viral video on the revolution in Ukraine.

Is There an Emerging Crisis of Democracy?

April 3, 2014

  Abstract: Political polarization has paralyzed the functioning of democracy in Thailand, Bangladesh, and Taiwan, where students have recently occupied the parliament building.

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series: Palliative Care and the Right to Health Advocacy & Impact

January 23, 2014

AbstractAccording to international human rights law, countries have to provide palliative care and pain treatment medications as part of their core obligations under the right to health.

Challenges of Private Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

February 21, 2013

Abstract: The roots of the revolts known as the Arab Spring lie in many sources but one of the leading causes was the high rates of unemployment, low skill levels, and the growth of the youth...

Screening of "A Whisper to A Roar"

November 13, 2012

Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law invites you to a screening of A Whisper to a Roar, a film chronicling the stories of five democracy activists in Egypt, Malaysia,...

Democratization and Freedom of Speech: A Focus on Turkey, Arab World, and Ukraine

October 30, 2012

Co-sponsored by CDDRL Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, the Europe Center, Stanford Humanities Center, and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies More info: http://www.stanford.edu/group...

Democratization and Freedom of Speech: A Focus on Turkey, Arab World, and Ukraine

October 30, 2012

Co-sponsored by the Abbasi Program on Islamic Studies, CDDRL Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, the Europe Center, Stanford Humanities Center, the Mediterranean Studies Forum, and the Center for...

Russia's Negative Influence on Democracy in the Post-Soviet Space

November 12, 2009

Jakob Tolstrup is a CDDRL visiting scholar from August-December 2009 and will be doing research on his dissertation External Actors and Democratization: Russia and the EU Competing for Influence in...

Energy Developments and Geopolitics in the Caspian Region: Perspectives from Azerbaijan

August 6, 2009

Fariz Ismailzade, Azerbaijan, is director of the Advanced Foreign Service Program at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Youth Movements in Post-Communist Societies: Dynamics of Nonviolent Resistance

April 14, 2009

In the presentation, Olena Nikolayenko will analyze the development of youth movements in five post-communist countries: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Serbia, and Ukraine.

People

Kathryn Stoner Deputy Director, Senior Fellow Senior Fellow
Kateryna Bondar Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Pavel Vrzeshch Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Artem Romanyukov Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL