Tsveta Petrova

Tsveta Petrova is a fellow at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. She was a Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy in 2012. She is the author of “Citizen Participation in Local Governance in the Post-Communist Space,” which appeared in the June 2011 issue of the journal Europe-Asia Studies.

April 2012, Volume 23, Issue 2

How Poland Promotes Democracy

Among a new generation of international democracy promoters—often former recipients of democracy assistance themselves—Poland stands out. Its efforts, though mostly in its own neighborhood, show the importance of combining direct assistance with quiet diplomacy.