In my first presentation I was surprised that many of the fellows said that, “just remove the name of the Philippines and it’s as if you’re talking about something that’s happening in my country.” The spirit of solidarity and camaraderie among the fellows, it’s something that I think I will treasure from the fellowship. It…Read More Impact | Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program Pillars
There are a lot of programs happening. It’s such a once in a lifetime opportunity. Learning about NED and working institutions, all the pluralism in American society and American political culture. In my work at the Endowment, I’m able to work with fellows who are on the front lines advocating for democracy rights and governance…Read More Capacity Building | Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program Pillars
They’ll tell you, “Oh, everything is according to the law.” But you know, the law is being used in order to achieve a political purpose which is not fair. For the past few decades, Zimbabwe has been going through a protracted struggle for democratization. Democrats have met resistance and repression from the ruling Zanu-PF party…Read More Trailer: Elections in Zimbabwe: Autocracy and Stasis, or Democracy and Change?
Compared to the records of some of its neighbors, Ghanaian democracy is indeed a strong performer. Yet, key challenges remain: endemic corruption, high unemployment, and weak social services are eroding trust in the system. I mean I’ve done this for eight years, so I’ve seen my country for what it is, a struggling democracy with…Read More Beyond Successful Elections: An Evaluation Of Ghana’s “Shiny” Democracy TRAILER
♪♪♪ I wanted to find a place where I could learn a whole lot more about democracy and its promotion. From day one it was really a close group a group of friends, eight fellows, eveyone was super nice doing super interesting stuff. It’s really amazing to see all these experiences from different countries. When…Read More About the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the National Endowment for Democracy