Reviving Democracy: Contesting Elections in Belarus

Reviving Democracy: Contesting Elections in Belarus

Wednesday 7 October 2020
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Wed, 2020-10-07 17:00 - 18:15
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Following the unrest in Belarus surrounding the presidential election, panelists will offer their views on the current situation and will analyse the path ahead.

 

Reviving Democracy: Contesting Elections in Belarus

Wednesday 7 October 2020, 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm CET

Watch the replay of the event.

 

The discussion will be chaired by Enrico Letta, Dean of the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs.

Guest speakers will include:

Marie Mendras, Professor at Sciences Po, Researcher at Sciences Po’s Center for International Studies (CERI), Faculty member at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs. Marie Mendras is a political scientist with years of expertise in the field of Russian and post-Soviet studies. In addition to her role as professor, she conducts research on the Russian political system, elite behaviour and society

Nicu Popescu, Director of the Wider Europe programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova (June to November 2019), Faculty member at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: EU’s relations with Russia and the Eastern Partnership countries, and cyber security.

 

©Ruslan Kalnitsky/Shutterstock – Legend : Warm toning. Happy people during biggest peaceful protests in Belarus history against rigged presidential elections in Minsk, Belarus. Minsk, Belarus – August 16 2020.

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