Challenges of Democracy in the Center and the Periphery: The European Union and Its Neighbors
Session:How Effective is Western Democracy Promotion?
Moderator: Antonio Álvarez-Couceiro, Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University SAIS, and Founding Secretary-General, Club de Madrid and Founding Trustee and Vice President/Executive Director of the Conference on Democratic Transition, FRIDE
•Amy Hawthorne, Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council
•Bastian Hermisson, Executive Director, Heinrich Böll Foundation North America
•David Kramer, Senior Director for Human Rights and Human Freedoms, the McCain Institute & Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Former President, Freedom House
András Simonyi, Managing Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University SAIS & Former Hungarian Ambassador to the U.S.