Roni Hong, a human trafficking survivor and founder of the Tronie Foundation presented her testimony at the third installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Speaker Series. Read more »
David Kinley discusses relationship between global finance and human rightsCDDRL, FSI Stanford, PHR News
On November 1, David Kinley, chair of human rights law at the University of Sydney, addressed economists, financiers, consultants, human rights activists, and students in his talk "Principle, Pragmatism or Prostitution? Speaking human rights to global finance," hosted by CDDRL and the Program on Human Rights.
- » The Stanford Daily features David Kinley's seminar, "Principle, Pragmatism, or Prostitution? Speaking human rights to global finance"
CDDRL, FSI Stanford News
As the date of the American withdrawal from Iraq approaches, there are four key imperatives that must be addressed and important goals to be achieved to help assure that recent progress will not be reversed once the American withdrawal takes place, CDDRL Director and FSI Senior Fellow Larry Diamond argues in a recent op ed in the Arabic magazine, The Majalla. Read more »
CISAC, CDDRL, PGJ Op-ed: Boston Review
FSI senior fellow Stephen Stedman reviews John Bolton's book, Surrender Is not an Option, in the July/August issue of the Boston Review. "The memoir reads like an international relations primer done in the style of a modern morality tale," he writes. "Imagine Kenneth Waltz's classic Man, the State, and War as written by Ayn Rand." Read more »
Tom Friedman features Diamond, his new book in NYT columnin the news: New York Times on May 7, 2008
"There are two important recessions going on in the world today," writes Thomas Friedman in the New York Times May 7. One is the economic recession, and the other is what FSI senior fellow Larry Diamond terms the "democratic recession." Friedman extensively discusses Diamond and the concept of democratic recession as laid out in his new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World. Read more »
Larry Diamond releases a new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the WorldCDDRL, FSI Stanford News
In his new book, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (Times Books 2008), Larry Diamond intensely scrutinizes the global effort on democracy promotion.
- » The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World
- » Book TV on C-SPAN2 (February 23, 2008)
Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program News
The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development. This year's fellows - 27 outstanding civic, political, and economic leaders from 22 countries in transition - have been selected from more than 500 applications. Read more »