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Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Policy: The Impact of COVID-19 on Democracy in Africa

1 month ago   |   By Asia Unbound

Panelists discuss the impact of COVID-19 on democracy in Africa, including suspended elections and lockdown measures sometimes used to target opposition groups and the media, as well as steps some countries are taking to safeguard civil liberties during the pandemic.
The Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Policy is held in memory of Darryl G. Behrman, who was originally from South Africa and had an abiding passion for Africa and international peace. The annual lecture is funded by members of the Behrman family.
This meeting is part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Project on the Future of...
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