Film Screening and Q&A—4th Republic
The star of a new political thriller exploring the reality of Nigeria’s elections will be present for a screening and Q&A.
Women Incarcerated in the Americas Demand Sweeping Changes
Between 2000 and 2017, the female prison population worldwide increased by 53 percent, driven by minor nonviolent drug offenses. A panel of advocates and policymakers explores what can be done to reverse the trend.
Building the Bench for Inclusive U.S. Foreign Policy: Civil Society Leading by Example
A new report, Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in the Foreign Policy Sector, demonstrates how NGOs can empower a diverse pool of national security and foreign policy experts to help solve the world’s greatest challenges.
Book Launch—Have the Mountains Fallen? Two Journeys of Loss and Redemption in the Cold War
Azamat Altay was the voice of democracy on Radio Liberty. Chingiz Aitmatov became a renowned novelist in Soviet Kyrgyzstan. Despite being pulled apart by the Cold War, they were joined by a common mission to champion freedom.
Seminar: Asset Recovery at the Intersection of International Law on Criminal Justice and Human Rights
Research shows that corruption extracts billions of dollars globally each year, but only a fraction of that has ever been returned. How can coalitions for responsible asset repatriation use human rights law to do better?
Book Launch—Parting Song: Poems from Prison
Batyr Berdyev is among the 112 confirmed disappeared persons in Turkmenistan. His book of poetry was written behind bars—where Berdyev was last heard from in 2005.
U.S. Guns and Violence in Mexico: A Growing Emergency
Experts and a father of a disappeared son address expanding U.S. legal exports and illegal trafficking of guns to Mexico, the current unprecedented violence, and what can be done.
Book Launch—Aftershock: A Journey into Eastern Europe’s Broken Dreams
Author John Feffer discusses his new book about dashed hopes and dreams in Eastern Europe.
Repression Beyond Borders: Exiled Azerbaijanis in Georgia
A new report documents how Azerbaijani journalists and activists have been harassed by their government even while living abroad.
Grand Corruption Without Borders: U.S. Commitment to Responsible Assets Repatriation
Two panels of experts discuss how repatriation of stolen assets to states ruled by authoritarian and kleptocratic regimes is problematic.
The Disappearing Trial: What’s Justice in a World with More Guilty Pleas?
Fair Trials launches The Disappearing Trial—a new report examining the global spread of trial waiver systems.
Corruption, Jobs, and the Arms Trade: Indefensible Book Launch and Panel Discussion
An expert panel discusses the risks and tradeoffs of the Trump administration’s proposed military buildup and budget rebalancing away from international assistance and foreign aid.