Intelligence Squared Asia - The World Needs Less Democracy, Not More

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, S221

"The World Needs Less Democracy, Not More"

Less_Democracy

 

RESULTS

Predebate Vote: 36% For, 42% Against, 22% Undecided

Postdebate Vote: 24% For, 72% Against, 4% Undecided

 

Intelligence Squared Asia is proud to present their next event in Hong Kong, “The World Needs Less Democracy, Not More." The debate will be held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on Wednesday, 9 February 2011. 

 

In what promises to be yet another gripping live debate, four of today’s foremost thinkers on global affairs and international relations will take to the stage to tackle issues such as: Does democratically elected leadership inherently mean a legitimate government? Does democracy make responsible administration impossible? Are developing nations better served by other models of government?

 

Tickets are HK$300 per person, and are now available from HK Ticketing.

+852 3128 8288 / www.hkticketing.com

 

9 FEBRUARY 2011, HONG KONG CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE, 6.30PM

 

For the Motion

Humphrey Hawksley
Humphrey Hawksley
BBC foreign correspondent and author of "What’s so good about having the vote? Democracy Kills"
Professor Pan Wei
Professor Pan Wei
Director of the Center for Chinese and Global Affairs, Peking University

Moderator

Pan Xiaoli
Pan Xiaoli
News and current affairs TV host, Shanghai Media Group

Against the Motion

David Aaronovitch
David Aaronovitch
Broadcaster and award-winning Times columnist
Karim Raslan
Karim Raslan
Malaysian political commentator and author of "Malaysia in Transition"
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