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Dr. Adnan Khalaf, LAD-TOT alumni, Success Story after LAD

At first the goal – to use a course that focused on training leaders to help a ruined city – seemed small in the face of daunting challenges. The horrendous war had torn Mosul apart, with thousands displaced, many dead or missing. Surrendering to those difficulties would have been easier, but t...

Pakistani Businesses Consider CPEC Projects Non-Participatory

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), signed between the two countries in 2013, stands as the largest single-country investment portfolio in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, with most recent figures placing total investment pledges around USD $62 billion. CPEC is meant to target Pakistan...

Democracy That Delivers #159: Zahid Jamil on Cybersecurity and Rule of Law

06.04.2019 |
  Zahid Jamil has over 20 years of experience a general law practitioner, where he specializes in technology (i.e. e-commerce, e-payments, and privacy), cybercrime and counterterrorism. Jamil has served as a cybercrime and cybersecurity consultant for the Council of Europe, the ITU-American Ba...

Democracy That Delivers #153: Jaime Arteaga on Why Peace is Good for Business

04.23.2019 |
In this Democracy That Delivers podcast, we are joined by partner Jaime Arteaga of Jaime Arteaga and Associates, and CIPE Regional Director for Latin America, John Zemko. Together they discuss their joint project with the Observatory, where an analysis has been developed on the private sector’...

Amid Negotiations, Future of Women’s Rights in Afghanistan Still Uncertain

On February 28, over 700 Afghan women traveled from across the country to Kabul to take a stand for preserving women’s rights during ongoing peace negotiations between the United States and the Taliban. Gathered at a conference, women made their demands clear: there could be no peace without wome...

Elections and Democracy in Nigeria

The following is part 1 of a 3 part series by Ryan Musser about Nigeria’s elections postponed to Saturday, February 23, 2019. This Saturday, the most populous country and largest economy in Africa heads to the polls for national elections in Nigeria. According to Jibrin Ibrahim of the Centre ...

Democracy That Delivers #143: The State of Democracy with Clay Fuller

02.05.2019 |
There seems to be a perception that democracy is on a decline, but Clay Fuller, a Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute feels this is incorrect. Democracy is not in crisis, instead, we have changed how we see and define it. In short, democracy is the game of rule, while auto...
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