May 25, 2022
The field of practice of democracy assistance emerged at the end of the Cold War and came of age in the 1990s and 2000s. Since then, the global democracy landscape has changed dramatically. This session questions how the democracy assistance community has adapted to these changes at an institutional level. How do practitioner organizations reflect growing diversity of youth, gender and minority representation and interests in their structures and leadership? Are the post-Cold War models of democracy assistance still pertinent in the world today? How to rethink them?