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Democracy in the Muslim World Post Arab Spring
February 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University and (ACMCU) cordially invite you to a discussion with Dato’ Seri Anwar İbrahim
About Anwar Ibrahim
Anwar Ibrahim is the leader of Malaysia’s ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition, President of the People’s Justice Party, and is expected to lead the country as its eighth Prime Minister. He served as Deputy Prime Minister from 1993-1998 and Finance Minister from 1991-1998. Since 1998, he has led the reform movement to strengthen democracy and the rule of law in the country. He has spent over ten of the past 20 years in solitary confinement as a prisoner of conscience. He received a full pardon for all of the crimes alleged against him and was released from incarceration days after his party won the 14th Malaysian General Election on May 9, 2018.
Anwar has held key positions in international institutions including President of UNESCO World Council, Chairman of the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, Honorary President of AccountAbility and member of the Advisory Board of the International Crisis Group. He was a Distinguished Visiting Professor and Malaysia Chair at the ACMCU. He has also taught at the Johns Hopkins SAIS and St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford, lecturing on issues of governance, democracy and contemporary politics in Southeast Asia.
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