Afghanistan's Upcoming Presidential Election: Free and Fair

Afghanistan's Upcoming Presidential Election: Free and Fair

A Conversation with Craig Jenness, Director, United Nations Electoral Assistance Division, Department of Political Affairs (invited) Jahid Mohseni, Moby Media Group Nader Nadery, Commissioner, Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission; Chairperson, Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan Afghanistan's August 20 Presidential Election is a critical test for the country's transition towards democratic governance. Will the vote signal another step towards a stable, democratic and peaceful Afghanistan or a return to armed conflict over political succession? The credibility of the election process will determine how this scenario unfolds. Please join Afghan and international experts for a discussion of human rights, media, and political perspectives on the 2009 presidential and provincial elections. Please join us at Asia Society's New York Headquarters or online via live Webcast. Internet listeners will be able to ask questions and offer comments

Event Details

29 June 2009
2:30pm - 4:00pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$7 Asia Soceity/OSI members; $10 non members