Turkey has a potentially valuable role to play in supporting democracy and state-building in the Arab world, but questions about that role abound.
Major development agencies are increasingly attempting to integrate governance perspectives throughout their programs, but they face major unresolved questions in moving this effort forward.
Since its establishment just over ten years ago, the Community of Democracies has received mixed reviews. This symposium will assess the successes and failure of the Community and highlight current developments in the Community's work.
Relations between the West and Russia are still shifting as the West has yet to adjust to the post-Soviet reality and Russia has not settled on its relationship with the rest of the world.
Morocco has so far weathered the storm of popular unrest and regime change in the Middle East and North Africa. Questions remain, however, about whether the reforms King Mohammed VI is undertaking have the potential to alter the political landscape in Morocco.
Supporting elections in conflict-prone contexts entails daunting challenges for the United States and other international actors. If poorly managed, elections can provoke or intensify violent conflict.
The short documentary Made in Berdsk explores regional elections in Russia and tracks the unexpected 2011 mayoral race in the Siberian town of Berdsk.
Given that gender equality is a driver of development, understanding how politics, economy, and business can both benefit from and support equality between women and men is of crucial importance.
International governance assistance has evolved steadily since rising to prominence in the mid-1990s, but donors still face major challenges in designing, implementing, and evaluating effective governance programs.
While economic growth and development, social mobilization, and political developments are all independent aspects of national development, they work together in important ways.