Panel 3: Protecting democracy and defending human rights, democratic solidarity

Panel 3: Protecting democracy and defending human rights, democratic solidarity

Theme: Democracy

Chair: Dr. Jennifer Welsh, McGill University

Paper: In Search of Democratic Revival by Jeremy Kinsman and Dr. Kurt Bassuener

Panel Summary



Tom Axworthy, Former Secretary to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau

Leslie Campbell, Senior Associate, NDI

Dr. Laurence Deschamps-Laporte, Professor and researcher at the Department of Political Science at the Université de Montréal and at the Montreal Centre for International Studies (CÉRIUM)

Christian Lamarre, Senior Programme Officer, UN Democracy Fund

Monika LeRoy, Advisor to the Secretary General, OAS

Kyle Matthews, Executive Director of MIGS at Concordia University

Dr. Sanjay Ruparelia, Jarislowsky Democracy Chair, Ryerson University

Alisha Todd, Director General of ParlAmericas

Thorsten Benner, co-founder and director of the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)

Dr. Jörg Faust, Vice-Chair of the OECD/DAC Network on Development Evaluation

Dr. Julia Leininger, Chair of the research program “Transformations of Political Order: Governance, Values and Peace” at the German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Michael Zürn, Director of the Global Governance unit at WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Professor of International Relations at Freie Universität Berlin

Dr. Claudius Wagemann, Chair of empirical political science research methods at the Goethe University Frankfurt

Catherine Godin, Director General of the Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion, part of Global Affairs Canada

Arif Lalani, Director General for International Organisations at Global Affairs Canada

Dr. Jonas Wolff, political scientist


Jun 21 2021


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