The Importance of Civic Engagement

On 25 May 2017, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and former President of the United States, Barack Obama, addressed the crowd at the German Protestant Kirchentag festival in Berlin. With the theme as, “Being Involved in…

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Demosisto and other pro-democracy movements in Hong Kong

By Leigh Crossett, NID Intern

In April 2016, Hong Kong students, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, founded a new pro-democracy political party called ‘Demosisto’ (Branigan). Derived from the Latin words, “demos”, meaning “the people”, and “sisto”, meaning “standing up”, the…

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More women in local Iranian elections

By Leigh Crossett, NID Intern

On 19 May 2017, Iranian voters took to the polls to elect their new city and village councilors in tandem with the presidential election. While the power of city and village councils’ are limited as…

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The Importance of Civic Engagement

By Leigh Crossett, NID Intern

On 25 May 2017, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and former President of the United States, Barack Obama, addressed the crowd at the German Protestant Kirchentag festival in Berlin. With the theme as, “Being Involved…

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The Future of Global Development for Women

By Ava Sassani, NID Intern

With more than 10,000 microfinance institutions standing as fixtures of the world’s developing economies today (Microfinance Market Outlook, 2014), microfinance, the technique of combating poverty through the opening of traditionally inaccessible financial channels, remains alive…

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How social and political movements happen?

movements are strongly related to the legitimacy of rulers; always in these occasions the legitimacy of the existing situation is under question. In the modern time, people are the source of legitimacy and their frustration means the legitimacy of the system is severely damaged

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Solidarity Democratic Movement

Basic democratic freedoms like freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and an independent judiciary have suffered in Russia in recent years and many people, particularly the youth, have started to mobilize one another to demand a stronger democratic system free of corruption and intimidation. Oleg has been one of the leaders in this growing pro-democracy movement, training young people in nonviolent methods of resistance.

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Mexico’s 30-day lesson in democracy

Mexico’s 30-day lesson in democracy

On June 10, at 11:30 in the morning, Mexico City’s Zócalo Plaza began to fill with people wearing creative outfits and carrying posters and signs. Yo Soy 132 academics, Yo Soy 132 artists, the “free journalists 132” and everyday citizens —retirees, children, mothers and entire families — arrived from every corner of the huge plaza.

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AFGHAN ADVOCATES FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

AFGHAN ADVOCATES FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

the US and NATO should have a strong commitment in supporting democracy and protecting women and civil rights in Afghanistan. Similar to the US, the NATO member countries should enter into a written specified agreement with Afghanistan to secure their support beyond 2014.

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(Global Encounters: Studies in Comparative Political Theory)

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Editor: Ramin Jahanbegloo

Contributors:

Payam Akhavan, Sohrab Behdad, Mehrzad BoroujerdiYousefi EshkevariAkbar GanjiNader HashemiFarhad KhosrokhavarAmin Reza KoohestaniMojtaba Mahdavi, Omid Memarian, Haideh

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