Turning the Authoritarian Tide through Civic Education

7 December 2021  08:00 - 09:00

Virtual Event | Organised by IFES | Held in Virtual in English
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The International Foundation for Electoral Systems invites you to participate in “Turning the Authoritarian Tide through Civic Education,”  a panel discussion bringing together civic education champions from around the world. Through their experiences, the participants will make the case for the global community to prioritize active learning and effective civic education at home and abroad, as a core component of turning the autocratic tide toward sustained democratic progress. 


  • Moderator: Gio Kobakhidze, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Ukraine Deputy Country Director, IFES Civic Education Technical Lead
  • Speakers: Dr. Greer Burroughs, Associate Professor, The College of New Jersey, IFES Civic Education Expert (USA); Rashyd Bilalov, Civic Education Alum, Civic Activist (Ukraine); Tamar Karaia, Associate Professor, Tbilisi State University (Georgia); Sadia Afrin, Assistant Professor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University (Bangladesh)