July 1996

Volume 7, Issue 3

Is the Third Wave Over?

Democracy’s global advance is facing headwinds, but there are still opportunities for progress in pseudodemocratic and authoritarian states.

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from: Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui’s inaugural address; a ten-point declaration of a summit of more than a dozen Nigerian prodemocracy groups; an “Inter-American Convention Against Corruption”; resolutions adopted by Burma’s National League for Democracy.

News and Notes

NED Honors Taiwan’s President Lee; Hong Kong Legislator Awarded Freedom Prize; The Meaning of Modern Revolution; Report on NED’s International Forum.

Election Watch

Reports on elections in Albania, Bangladesh, Benin, Chad, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Uganda, Western Samoa, Zimbabwe.