Drawing on her new report, Civil Society Under Assault: Repression and Responses in Russia, Egypt, and Ethiopia, Saskia Brechenmacher will examine three key aspects government crack downs on civil society: 1) the variety of tactics used by governments to weaken civil society; 2) the manifold effects of such campaigns on local civil society actors; and 3) the struggle for effective international responses.
Mariam Afrasiabi, senior civil society advisor at the United States Agency for International Development, and Douglas Rutzen, president and CEO of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, will provide comments, and Thomas Carothers will moderate.
Date: May 19, 2017
When: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
Where: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace