Realizing Democracy: Lessons from South Africa and Nigeria

Realizing Democracy: Lessons from South Africa and Nigeria

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Isobel Coleman hosts John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, for a discussion about the political and economic transitions of South Africa and Nigeria as part of a Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative series on Realizing Democracy: Lessons from Transitioning Countries.


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Saudi Arabia

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