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Sep
29
2015
Media Bias and Black Communities

Rashad Robinson and Stacey Patton will discuss how dehumanizing media coverage can reinforce bias and negatively impact black communities.

Location:

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Sep
23
2015
Why and How Southern Africa Should Intensify Efforts to Meet Sustainable Development Goals

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa hosts a conversation about what will be necessary to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals goals.

Sep
21
2015
Documenting Grave Crimes Against Children in Palestine

Two experts present a short film and discuss their efforts to challenge the official version of the killing of two teenagers by Israeli forces in May 2014.

Sep
17
2015
Tanzania’s Test: Can Free and Fair Elections Prevail?

A panel of civil society activists looks at the threats and opportunities surrounding upcoming elections in Tanzania.

Sep
14
2015
Provocateur, Genius, Scoundrel: A Frank Discussion with the Inimitable Gleb Pavlovsky (audio)

Gleb Pavlovsky, the mastermind behind much of the Kremlin’s ideological character and a prime architect of Putin’s “managed democracy,” takes part in this conversation on Russia.

Sep
14
2015
Quo Vadis: Ukraine? A Conversation with Two Leading Experts (audio)

Oleksandr Sushko and Balazs Jarabik discuss the state of reforms in Ukraine today.

Sep
8
2015
Inside Cracolândia: Promoting Health and Human Rights in Brazil’s “Cracklands”

Those working inside Brazil’s so-called urban “cracklands” will take part in a discussion on drugs, health, human rights, and policy reform.

Jul
15
2015
Whistleblowing, Classification, and the U.S. Public Interest: What Reforms Are Possible? (audio)

Under current U.S. law, national security whistleblower Edward Snowden has no recourse to a public interest defense. This event discusses options for reform.

Jul
14
2015
Electric Yerevan: Lessons for Freedom of Assembly and Civic Culture in Armenia

A panel of experts will discuss the culture of protest in Armenia and the legality of the government’s response to the recent demonstrations, as well as questions of governance, rule of law, and human rights.

Jun
26
2015
How to Review the EU’s Eastern Partnership and Neighbourhood Policy: Views from the Ground

As the EU reviews its European Neighbourhood Policy, four experts will assess their countries’ experiences with the policy and assess its contribution to prosperity and democracy.

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