Events

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Apolitical no more: The explosive growth of Belarusian civil society

Online Event Civil society in Belarus changed dramatically in 2020, but as a result of their rapid growth and success, civic groups will face different challenges in 2021. How can Belarus's civic organizations and grassroots activists maintain momentum in the coming year?

10:00am Belarus Civil Society Eastern Europe Human Rights

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Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Biden and Belarus: A strategy for the new administration

Joe Biden has an historic opportunity to bring Europe together and reverse the tide of dictatorship by building an international coalition to support democracy in Belarus. This strategy lays out key recommendations for the Biden as it prepares its policy toward Belarus.

Issue Brief by Anders Åslund, Melinda Haring, John E. Herbst, Alexander Vershbow

Belarus Democratic Transitions

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Заява про занепокоєння

Заява про занепокоєння від тих, що підписалися нижче, осіб з широким професійним досвідом і твердою відданістю інтересам України.

Press Release

Rule of Law Ukraine

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Statement of concern regarding civilian criminalization of combatant commander decisions and its impact on Ukraine’s security & Western support

A group of experts with extensive professional experience and a firm commitment to Ukraine release a statement of concern regarding the Ukrainian government's criminalization of combatant commander decisions.

Press Release

Rule of Law Ukraine

Melinda Haring is the deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. Previously, she was the editor of the Atlantic Council’s most popular publication, the UkraineAlert blog. She is the author of the report Reforming the Democracy Bureaucracy, coauthor of Ukraine’s Internally Displaced Persons Hold a Key to Peace (Atlantic Council, 2017), and a contributor to Does Democracy Matter? (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)Haring has worked for Eurasia Foundation, Freedom House, and the National Democratic Institute, where she managed democracy assistance programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia. A graduate of Georgetown University, she holds an MA in Government with a certificate in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. Haring is the vice-chair of the board of East Europe Foundation in Kyiv, Ukraine, a member of the supervisory board of Right to Protection in Kyiv, Ukraine, and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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