The John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture with Carl Gershman: A Strategy for Democratic Renewal (Video)

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Foreign Policy Association
New York Democracy Forum

Event Details

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 
The Century Association
7 West 43rd Street
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Event Speakers

    • Carl Gershman - Speaker
      President, National Endowment for Democracy

      Carl Gershman is the president of the Washington DC-based National Endowment for Democracy, an institution with the mission to strengthen democratic institutions around the world through non-governmental efforts. The World Movement for Democracy, which was founded under his leadership in India in 1999, held its eighth global assembly in South Korea in 2015. Prior to assuming the position with the Endowment, Mr. Gershman was Senior Counselor to the United States Representative to the United Nations. Mr. Gershman has lectured extensively and written articles and reviews on foreign policy issues for leading international publications, is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His work in advancing democracy has been recognized worldwide and on behalf of NED, he has accepted awards from the governments of Poland, Romania, Korea, Lithuania and from numerous NGOs internationally. Born in New York City in 1943, he received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1965 and M.Ed. from Harvard University in 1968.

    • Carl Gershman

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