Lotta Westerberg

Lotta Westerberg is a Swedish development and democracy professional. She currently works at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) in Stockholm. She is also attending Uppsala University, and recently travelled to Iran to conduct research for her Master’s thesis focused on the use of ICTs.

The Green Movement Before the Iranian Presidential Election

May 28, 2013

By disqualifying former President Rafsanjani from Iran’s presidential election, the Guardian Council may have helped to unite the split Green Movement. In order to become a broad-based opposition, however, the movement needs to overcome multiple obstacles and go beyond the scope it had in 2009.