Rising threats and online abuse affect political officials at the highest levels in many countries; studies have documented that women politicians are disproportionately targeted. Sigrid Kaag, deputy prime minister of the Netherlands and leader of the D66 party, recently announced her resignation from Dutch politics after several years of such threats. Minister Kaag and Rose Gottemoeller, former deputy secretary general of NATO, discussed threats to women politicians and the growing phenomenon of toxic politics and how to address these issues.
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FeaturedForty-five years after the United States and China formalized relations, Minister Liu Jianchao discusses the two countries’ current relationship and the implications of the recent meeting between the…
Virtual Event with Liu Jianchao January 9, 2024
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