‘Yes, We Need to Do Better’: World Leaders Talk Democracy
At the Athens Democracy Forum, a conference convened by The New York Times in Athens, from Sept. 13 to 17, global leaders talked about the state of democracy and its challenges around the world. The following are edited excerpts from several of the participants, who discussed the relevancy of international organizations like the United Nations how to better engage young people in the democratic process, policy strategies can help bring democracy to the developing world and what are some new models to consider.
Amina Mohamed, Minister of foreign affairs and international trade, Kenya.
I know there’s no way we would have resolved in the Horn of Africa the issue of piracy if the international community did not come together.… Seguir leyendo »