Daniel Calingaert

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"Daniel Calingaert oversees Freedom House's civil society and media programs worldwide. He is a frequent contributor to policy and media discussions on democracy issues, including internet freedom, elections, authoritarian regimes, and government policy to support democracy. He previously was Professorial Lecturer at American University, Associate Director of American University's Center for Democracy and Election Management, and Associate Director of the Commission on Federal Election Reform, which was co-chaired by Jimmy Carter and James A. Baker, III. Dr. Calingaert has served as Director for Asia and as Deputy Director for Eastern Europe at the International Republican Institute, where he designed and managed a wide range of programs to promote democracy. These programs strengthened civil society, parliaments, governance, political parties, and elections in more than a dozen countries. Dr. Calingaert began his career as a researcher at the RAND Corporation and later directed programs of the Civic Education Project to reform social science education at universities across Eastern Europe and Eurasia. He graduated with highest honors in International Relations from Tufts University and earned his M.Phil. and D.Phil. from Oxford University." [1] Egypt Huffington Post article

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  1. Daniel Calingaert, International Development Support & Consulting , accessed February 8, 2011.