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Market Makers: How Senegal’s Informal Traders Are Getting Their Voices Heard

04.11.2019
Amidst the bustling streets of Dakar, vibrant markets buzz with activity. Stalls are packed with mountains of peanuts and tomatoes, colorful fabrics, and dedicated traders eager to sell their goods. While the marketplace has remained a stable pillar of Senegal’s economy for decades, informal trad...

Top 10 Economic Misconceptions in Serbia

03.18.2019
A recent poll conducted by Serbian think tank Libertarian Club LIBEK reveals some alarming misconceptions among Serbia’s youth about its economy. The results show that public trust in the benefits of democracy and market economics is lower than previously thought. They reflect a global trend. In ...

The Power of Local Ownership in Countering Violent Extremism in the Sahel

01.11.2019
The United Nations Security Council is reviewing new concerns about security and terrorism in the Sahel, and the region is a key focus of the United States’ new Africa strategy announced by Ambassador John Bolton in December. Bolton underscored the link between the stagnation of economic progress...

Sustainability of Peace in Colombia Depends on Responsible Business Investment

12.07.2018
In the two years since Colombia’s Congress ratified a peace treaty between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), thereby ending the longest-running insurgency in Latin America, some positive signs have emerged. Thousands of FARC members have turned in their arms. So...

The Road to Association Excellence

10.26.2018
  This article was originally published in Multi-Briefs.   “Are we the best we can be?” It’s a question boards and association executives should contemplate. There are many roads to excellence. Begin by considering what’s best for the association. Some programs focus on th...
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