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Re-scheduled Breakfast Event: Survey with PlaceboThe weather gods haven’t been kind to us here in the District. We even had to cancel our last breakfast meeting in February due to snow. But now that...
Tags: APEP News, International Development, Human Rights
To Lobby or Not To Lobby?The answer is likely the former.  Or at least that’s what The Washington Post noted in a featured article last weekend about the Congressional August recess.  ...
Tags: Human Rights, Advocacy Strategies, Advocacy and Social Media, US Politics
In 2005, the United Nations established an initiative called Responsibility to Protect, predicated on the idea that sovereignty is a responsibility rather than a right, and that gross human rights...
Tags: Human Rights, United Nations, Stephen L. Carter, 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival, Jeffrey Goldberg, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Michael Abramowitz, Dele Olojede
Modern day slavery has become a booming business with an estimated 27 million people thrown into a life of forced labor, coerced prostitution, and physical abuse. This week, Lebanon moved up on the U...
Tags: Human Rights, Trafficking, Department of State
Contact: Kiahna Williams Senior Project ManagerCommunications and Society Programkiahna.williams@aspeninstitute.orgPanelists call for Mexican Government to Address Connectivity, Censorship and...
Tags: Human Rights, Journalism, Latin America, International, Democracy, Universal Broadband, International Human Rights, Freedom of Speech, Broadband, Global Economy, new media, Mexico, news, freedom of expression, freedom of press, newspapers, digital media, Internet, internet policy
Healthy Eating in the News In the latest issue of Ecology of Food and Nutrition, researchers explore how US television news reports present beverage nutrition information. They find that almost 1/3...
Tags: Human Rights, Evaluation Theory and Methods, Advocacy Strategies
The atrocious story of the abuse and death of Nepalese national Lila Aacharya in Lebanon caused a major uproar among Lebanon's human rights activists, and served to highlight yet again the failure of...
Tags: Human Rights, rule of law, migrant workers
 Ver la versión en españolAbout the ForumThe Aspen Institute Forum on the Freedom to Communicate was created by the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program in association with Grupo...
Tags: Human Rights, Journalism, Latin America, International, Democracy, Universal Broadband, International Human Rights, Freedom of Speech, Broadband, Global Economy, new media, Mexico, news, freedom of expression, freedom of press, newspapers, digital media, Internet, internet policy
Tourism in Lebanon may have been dealt a blow by the recent political crises, but the country's cultural life is blooming. Summer is known for its music and cultural festivals, the most renowned of...
Tags: Human Rights, Civil Society, Lebanon, music, film, New York
The death toll in Syria's uprising has risen to 750 civilians since the protests began in March. According to human rights groups, around 10,000 Syrians have been arrested -- nearly all of them are...
Tags: Human Rights, senate, United Nations, Syria, protests, sanctions, violence

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