The Growing Concern About the Effectiveness of International Assistance to Democratic Development
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
5pm to 6:30pm, Room 104, New Law School Building, Eastern Avenue, Camperdown Campus
Professor George Perlin, Professor Emeritus, School of of Policy Studies, Queens University, Canada
All Sydney Democracy Forum lectures are free and open to the public. Registration is essential. RSVP: Zoe Morrison – sdf at usyd dot edu dot au
George Perlin is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Policy Studies. Queen’s University, Canada, whose research and teaching are focused on international assistance to democratic development. He has been a consultant on Canadian and international policy for democratic development in projects with the emocracy Council of Canada, the International Development Research Centre, and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs.
His current research is concerned with improving methods for the strategic planning and evaluation of assistance to democratic development. He has also has experience as a practitioner in the field of democracy assistance, directing a project, funded by CIDA, to provide Ukraine with a comprehensive program of professional and post-secondary education about democracy and human rights.