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Democracy Defended and Challenged -A Seminar in the President's Seminar series, part of the “Rethinking Open Society” project- May 31, 2017 Remarks by Robert D. Kaplan, author / Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group CEU's Rethinking Open Society project brings leading thinkers to CEU to examine open society, its history, its achievements and failures and its future prospects in a world where its ideals are under threat.
#MyEurasia Let's take a tour of our new campus with our very own Innocent from Nigeria in this exciting clip featuring the people and places around EURASIA Institute Germany. Many thanks to all EURASIA students and to the TH Wildau EM2/14 students (Mario, Amber, Erik, Jesko, Stephen, Vincent) and project supervisor Prof. Haas! Video Credits: Oliver - Eurasia Institute Africa
Is the trend to restrict civil society, visible in Russia and neighboring countries, getting worse? In some of the countries of the former communist world, it has become more difficult for civil society to operate freely, while in others, civil society plays a strong role promoting reform and responding to regional challenges. These are just some of the divergent trends identified in USAID’s 2015 Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI*), which assesses the health of the civil society sector against key indicators in 24 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Practitioners and scholars will discuss these trends, what it means for civil society leaders and activists in these countries, and what can be done to put civil society in Central and Eastern Europe a...
2017 History Institute "What is Eurasia? And Why Does It Matter?" Stephen Kotkin, Birkeland Professor in History and International Affairs, Director of Institute of International and Regional Studies, and co-Director of Program in the History and Practice of Diplomacy, Princeton University presenting "What is Eurasia? " Is Eurasia a coherent region? What shared features - political, religious, social, economic -- have knit together the region that stretches from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean. What factors have divided the region?
Andrew Barnes, Kent State University Natalie Koch, Syracuse University and Anar Valiyev, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku Eric McGlinchey, George Mason University Georgi Derluguian, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Chair: Theodore Gerber, University of Wisconsin-Madison PONARS Eurasia Annual Conference (Sept. 23-24, 2016)
CEU's Rethinking Open Society project brings leading thinkers to CEU to examine open society, its history, its achievements and failures, and its future prospects in a political environment that challenges its ideals. It is an effort to subject the ideals of open society to unsparing scrutiny, and answer some of the fundamental questions of our time. This video features an interview with Robert D. Kaplan, author / Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group. See www.ceu.edu/category/rethinking-open-society for more information about the project.
Watch the full report and read the risks at eurasiagroup.net/toprisks2018 In the 20 years since we started Eurasia Group, the global environment has had its ups and downs. But if we had to pick one year for a big unexpected crisis—the geopolitical equivalent of the 2008 financial meltdown—it feels like 2018. Sorry.
Interview in Russian of Gaukhar Kozhasheva, a project manager of Eurasia CA, at the Insights C4D Conference at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The conference, funded by the U.S. Peace Corps and the United Nations' Communications for Development program, related to how improved communications could enhance civil society in Central Asia.
Interview in English of Gaukhar Kozhasheva, a project manager of Eurasia CA, at the Insights C4D Conference at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The conference, funded by the U.S. Peace Corps and the United Nations' Communications for Development program, related to how improved communications could enhance civil society in Central Asia.
2017 History Institute "What is Eurasia? And Why Does It Matter?" Michael Reynolds, Senior Fellow, FPRI; Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University presenting Tsar and Sultan: Eurasia Between Russians and Turks For much of the last several centuries, Eurasia has been divided between several great civilizations: Russian, Turkic, Persian, Chinese, and others. This session will focus on the interaction of Turkic and Russian groups in central and western Eurasia. It will note that cultural and religious divides often did not overlap with political boundaries, and will explore Eurasia's multicultural and multiethnic borderlands before the founding of modern nation states.
A lecture summary from Robert Strayers Ways of the World. Intended for use with my AP World History course. Society and Inequality in Eurasia vesves North Africa, 500 B.C.E.–500 C.E. All rights are reserved to respectful creator/owner of the powerpoint. ---- Please like, comment, and subscribe to my channel. ---- Biz: firstname.lastname@example.org . A lecture summary from Robert Strayers Ways of the World. Intended for use with my AP World History course. 2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Additional edits provided by Daniel Toyama.
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http://kazakh-tv.kz/en/programms/viewArchive?id=5152 Over the years of work in Central Asia the Foundation has realized quite a lot of projects focused on the development of NGOs. Some of them are oriented on rising the potential of public organizations specialized in rendering legal support to citizens. The Foundation also organizes education trainings on legal awareness among rural residents.