Recently on the blog:
- Stephenie Foster answered questions about the importance of women’s leadership in economics and politics, and about how to increase women’s participation especially at the highest levels of government and business.
- Protests are heating up in Sudan. CIPE Grants Assistant Shaza Bala Elmahdi writes about the issues behind the protests and how social media is shaping the debate and helping activists to share information and organize.
- Meanwhile, in Pakistan, a CIPE training for bloggers has helped unleash the voice of citizen journalists, and you can read some of their work.
- While governments failed to reach major agreements at the recent Rio+20 summit, the private sector, which turned out to the summit at an unprecedented level, has begun to discover the business case for green growth. And despite the lack of major new agreements, the idea of measuring a country’s natural resources as economic assets is gaining favor with many governments, international bodies, and private companies.
- Should corruption be a human rights issue? What is the “God Particle” of development? Let’s hear your thoughts!