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Round table with Internet Freedom Fellows

March 14, 2013

The Internet Freedom Fellows program brings human rights activists from across the globe to Geneva, Washington, and Silicon Valley to meet with fellow activists, U.S.

CISAC-SCICN Special Seminar: Investigating Post-Conflict Violence at the Micro-Level: Accounting for Patterns among Victims of Past Atrocities in Liberia

January 31, 2013

Anupma Kulkarni is currently a Fellow of the Stanford Center for International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN) and Co-director of the West Africa Transitional Justice (WATJ) Project, a cross...

International Public Interest Initiative Symposium

October 11, 2012

This two-day symposium will bring together lawyers who are litigating human rights cases in international tribunals, lawyers who deploying international human rights frameworks to advance legal...

Democratic Transitions and Development in Africa: Beyond Prebendalist Systems

April 25, 2012

 Abstract: Systemic corruption undermines state capacity, imperils socio-economic development, and diminishes democracy. In his Nairobi speech as a U.S.

SAID Annual Conference: Rethinking Reform Innovations in Improving Governance

March 3, 2012

The Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) and partners present the 2012 SAID Annual Conference entitled, Rethinking Reform: Innovations in Improving Governance. The keynote...

Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Africa: Evidence from Policy and Field Experiments

February 7, 2012

Abstract Mobile phone coverage and adoption has grown substantially over the past decade, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. In the absence of public goods infrastructure in many countries, mobile...

No Picnic: The Dynamics of Culture in the Contemporary Arab World

February 22, 2011

In this analysis of the region, Hicham Ben Abdallah points out that, while political issues are important to understanding the authoritarian political structures of the Arab world, it is also...

Nothing Short of A Revolution: Women's Movements Might Just Liberate Us All!

February 17, 2011

Kavita Ramdas is an inspirational and mindful leader, an advocate for human rights, open and civil societies, and a respected advisor and commentator on issues of social entrepreneurship,...

Corruption in Africa

May 25, 2010

Nuhu Ribadu is a visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development.

Are Amnesties Acceptable and Durable? The Conditional Support Among Victims in Five African Countries and Its Implications

May 18, 2010

Transitions from conflict raise hard questions about accountability for past violations.  Criminal prosecutions and other sanctions are increasingly prevalent, but amnesties remain common.  Some...

Participatory Development in East Africa's Largest Slum: The Carolina For Kibera Story

April 6, 2010

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) inspires and nurtures youth leaders in the slum of Kibera, Kenya through a unique model of participatory development.  CFK recognizes the youth of Kibera as resilient,...

When is an "Oil War" Not about Oil?: The Bakassi Dispute

February 11, 2010

This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that oil causes international contention by explaining how the high costs of petroleum conquest deter territorial aggression.

Developmental Governance and the African Predicament: Research and Policy in the Obama Era

January 14, 2010

Professor Joseph previously taught at Emory University, Dartmouth College, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), and the University of Khartoum (Sudan)....

Mobile Technology: Empowering the Grassroots

November 6, 2009

AbstractDespite the promise, the majority of mobile technology solutions are only meeting the needs of a small percentage of organisations who could benefit from them.

Using Technology to Catalyze Large-scale Social Change

October 29, 2009

AbstractSince 2004, Omidyar Network, the philanthropic investment firm of eBay founder, Pierre Omidyar, has been investing in market-based efforts with the potential for large-scale, catalytic...

The Spirit of Democracy

January 22, 2008

Stanford's Larry Diamond will discuss his forthcoming book, The Spirit of Democracy.

10th United Nations Association Film Festival

October 25, 2007

UNAFF, which is now completing its first decade, was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Suicide Attacks: Incorrect Arguments and Anomalies

October 18, 2007

Martha Crenshaw (speaker) is a senior fellow at CISAC and FSI and a professor of political science by courtesy.

The Khodorkovsky Case: Human Rights and Rule of Law in Putin's Russia

May 30, 2007

Robert R. Amsterdam, founding partner of the international law firm Amsterdam & Peroff, is counsel to the former Yukos head and political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

The 2007 Nigerian Elections: Implications for the Future of Democracy

May 22, 2007

Rotimi Suberu is a professor of political science at the University of Ibadan, where he has taught since 1986.

Security and Policy Issues as seen by the United States and Europe

May 18, 2007

Dominique Struye de Swielande became ambassador of Belgium to the United States on December 29, 2006.

Democracy Promotion and the Presidential Elections in Belarus

April 5, 2006

Trygve Olson is a political and public affairs professional who brings nearly twenty years of experience, working on five continents, to his profession.

More Than Humanitarianism: A Strategic U.S. Approach Toward Africa

February 15, 2006

Lyman and Morrison will discuss the Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on the US and Africa.

Assessing the Implications of Transitional Justice Processes: Empirical Evidence from South Africa

January 18, 2006

David Backer is a CDDRL post-doctoral fellow in the academic year 2005-2006. He is also an Assistant Professor of Politics at the College of William and Mary. He received his Ph.D.

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