In: democracy

Regional Peace in Latin America
May 25, 2015

From the second half of the XIX century, some areas of the world have progressively and rapidly become peaceful. This trend…

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Perhaps democracy was not meant for Africa
March 23, 2015

Since the 1990s, most African countries turned to democracy to overturn the negative effects of authoritarianism in the previous decades. However,…

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The economic development dilemma: Advanced vs emerging economies
March 21, 2015 In the last decade, the world saw a shift in economic development from the North to the South. The growth…

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Peace be with you: The future of peace in Southern Philippines (Part II)
February 20, 2015

Author’s Note: Part I of this article can be found here ( To what the Moro rebels thought would be an…

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Sunday Bloody Sunday: The future of peace in Southern Philippines (Part 1)
February 8, 2015

The ongoing peace process in Mindanao, a region south of the Philippines where a long-standing war between Muslim settlers and government…

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The end of history vs Bolivarianism: What to expect about democracy in Latin America?
December 24, 2014

As this article was being written, a historical announcement of normalization of US-Cuba ties came, 25 years after the fall of the…

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Democracy in Turkey: Running in the fog
May 23, 2014

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Ertuğrul Genç. As a “second-wave” democracy that at least managed to establish…

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The civil society toward participatory democracy
August 6, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Simona Pronckutė. “Our times demand a new definition of leadership – global leadership. They…

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