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Monday 20 September 2021

​Elections present opportunities for advancing the democratic process. They are a periodic test of the strength of representative governments. Fair and balanced reporting of the electoral process promotes critical citizen awareness, transparency and accountability.

Voice of America invites you to participate in a roundtable discussion with some of our frontline journalists that cover elections in global hotspots. Our reporters will be joined by representatives of nongovernmental organizations and academia who study democratic practices internationally.

Moderator: Jim Malone, VOA National Correspondent, News Center, Voice of America

Katherine Ellena, Senior Legal Specialist, International Foundation of Electoral Systems

Michael Miller, Ph.D., Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Thomas E. Flores, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, George Mason University, Author of Elections in Hard Times

Natasha Mozgovaya, Managing Editor Digital, VOA Russian

Kimseng Men, International Broadcaster, VOA Khmer

Lina Correa, International Broadcaster, VOA Spanish

WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2017

10:00am- 11:30am

WHERE: Voice of America - Cohen Building
Briefing Room #1528A

330 Independence Ave, SW

Washington, D.C. 20237

(enter through the C st entrance)

Please RSVP here by November 14.

For questions or further information, contact the Public Relations Office of the Voice of America at

The Voice of America is partnering with The George Washington University for a town hall meeting that will explore the challenges and opportunities facing international students in America. The panel will include some of the top educators from international programs at leading U.S. colleges and universities.

The town hall will be broadcast and streamed live on Voice of America and GW's Facebook pages. Follow the event online with the hashtag #StudyinUSA.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

10 AM to 11:30 AM

The George Washington University

Jack Morton Auditorium

805 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

The Facebook live recording of the town hall can be found here:

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