The 11th Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy

On October 25, 2022, Professor Maiko Ichihara appeared on the live broadcast of the 11th Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy, held in Taipei. She moderated a session titled “Civil Society Reflection on Today’s Challenges” and spoke with activists from Russia, Iran, and Hong Kong about the challenges that democratic societies face. The activists described the situation in their countries as well as the threats posed by the dictators of their respective countries towards democracy and human rights. In response to Professor Ichihara’s questions, the participants expressed their thoughts on how democracy could be promoted not only by the people of the countries covered, but by people from all across the world.