Democracy Rising

Democracy Rising : Assessing the Global Challenges

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This timely assessment of both the progress toward democratic governance globally and the significant challenges that democracies face is the outcome of a workshop organized by the Community of Democracies. The Community is a group of more than a hundred countries devoted to the spread and consolidation of democracy around the world.
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  • Hardback | 150 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 430.92g
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588264289
  • 9781588264282

Table of contents

Introduction: The Growing Community of Democracies - H. Munoz. Democracy Today. Building Democracy - J.M. Insulza. Democratic Governance: Linking the Security and Development Agendas - M. Malloch Brown. Promoting Democracy: Moving Beyond the Rhetoric - A. Rozental. The State of Democratic Governance: Achievements and Challenges - C. Gershman. Democracy in the Regions. Democracy in Asia and the Pacific - J. Ramos-Horta. Commentary on Democracy in Asia and the Pacific - M. Alagappa. Democracy in Africa - H. Geingob. Commentary on Democracy in Africa - A. Janneh. Democracy in the Arab World - A. Al-Eryani. Commentary on Democracy in the Arab World - N. Al-Nashif. Democracy in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States - B. Geremek. Commentary on Democracy in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States - K. Mizsei. Democracy in Latin America - E. Martinez. Commentary on Democracy in Latin America - H. Gomez Buendia. The Future of Democracy. Democracy and Globalization: The Beginning of History - C. Buarque. Democracy and the ""End of History"" Revisited - F. Fukuyama. Appendixes: The Warsaw Declaration. The Seoul Plan of Action. The Santiago Commitment.
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"A unique contribution on a crucial topic of our time: the promotion of democracy as the best guarantor of human dignity. Democracy Rising presents a comprehensive and insightful examination of the issues involved in countries around the world." - Claudio Grossman, The American University School of Law"
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About Heraldo Munoz

Ambassador Heraldo Munoz is the permanent representative of Chile to the United Nations and professor at the Institute of International Studies at the University of Chile. He has also served as deputy foreign minister and minister secretary general of the Government of Chile. His most recent publication in English is the coedited volume Latin American Nations in World Politics.
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