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Ambassadors discuss "Democracy Promotion in the 21st Century," Feb. 27

Feb 27, 2008 (All day)
Audience: 
Open to the Public

The Woodrow Wilson School will host a panel discussion with four veteran ambassadors titled, The Dilemma of Democracy Promotion in the 21st Century," at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

The panel will feature the participation of:

-- Jeremy Kinsman '63, former Canadian ambassador to the European Union;
-- Barbara Bodine, former U.S. ambassador to Yemen and a WWS Diplomat-in-Residence;
-- Mark Palmer, former U.S. ambassador to Hungary and Vice Chairman of Freedom House, and;
-- Robert Hutchings, former Chairman of the U.S. National Intelligence Council and a WWS Diplomat-in-Residence.

Ambassadors Kinsman and Palmer are involved with the Democracy Support Project of the Council for a Community of Democracies, and recently oversaw the publication of a “A Diplomat’s Handbook for Democracy Development Support.” The Diplomat's Handbook is meant to present a wide variety of case studies documenting and explaining specific country experiences for the benefit of diplomats in the field attempting to support burgeoning democracies.

The event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and it is free and open to the public.

02.27.2008
Panelists: Jeremy Kinsman '63, former Canadian ambassador to the European Union; Barbara Bodine, former U.S. ambassador to Yemen and a WWS Diplomat-in-Residence; Mark Palmer, former U.S. ambassador to Hungary and Vice Chairman of Freedom House; Robert Hutchings, former Chairman of the U.S. National Intelligence Council and a WWS Diplomat-in-...