October 2000

Volume 11, Issue 4

Mexico's Victory

Comparing East Asia and Latin America

Is Iran Democratizing?

Election Watch

Reports on elections in Ethiopia, Haiti, Lebanon, Mexico, Mongolia, Paraguay, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from: a victory speech by Mexican president-elect Vicente Fox; a final declaration of a conference entitled “Towards a Community of Democracies”; the “Declaration of Unity” signed by democratic activists from 11 Asian countries. 

News and Notes

World Democrats Meet in Warsaw On June 25-27, two major gatherings were held in Warsaw. An unprecedented intergovernmental meeting at the foreign minister level brought together 107 nations to discuss enhanced international cooperation for strengthening democracy. In addition to Poland, the co-convening governments included Chile, the Czech Republic, India, Korea, Mali, and the United States.…