Press Briefing: Previewing the 2021 Summit for Democracy

December 6, 2021 • 12:45 – 1:30 pm EST

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The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on December 6 at 12:45 p.m. ET will host a press briefing to preview the 2021 Summit for Democracy, hosted by President Biden on December 9-10. CSIS experts will discuss how the Summit fits into the Biden administration’s broader human rights and democracy agenda, the importance of addressing backsliding in democratic countries, the challenges of hosting this summit while in the midst of strategic competition with China and against the backdrop of growing authoritarian influence around the world, and more.

Call-in Info:
United States: 877-692-8955
International: 234-720-6979
Access Code: 662342

A transcript will be available after the press briefing concludes.

Please email Paige Montfort at to register.

Marti Flacks
Khosravi Chair in Principled Internationalism and Director, Human Rights Initiative
Erol Yayboke

Erol Yayboke

Former Director, Project on Fragility and Mobility and Senior Fellow, International Security Program