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All Eyes on Sudan’s Transition to a Democracy

With the world watching, Sudan is shifting from a military to civilian government. Sudan’s former dictator, Omar al-Bashir, had ruled for 30 years when his own military removed him from power last April amidst a string of popular protests. A transitional military council ruled the country until A...

Democracy That Delivers #176: Introduction to Women And Girls Empowered (WAGE)

10.22.2019 |
We are joined this week by consortium members of the Women And Girls Empowered program (WAGE) to introduce this global programming consortium. The mission of WAGE is to advance the status of women and girls around the world. The program is funded by the U.S Department of State’s Office for Gl...

Communicating to Transform, not Inform  

Good research, data, and dialogue across key stakeholders are the foundations of good policy making. By contrast, the absence of such research, data and dialogue can lead to unanticipated consequences from policy reform, or the failure to achieve desired change. At Verité Research, we aim to contr...

Teaching our Kids Two Codes: The Code of U.S. Constitution and Computer Coding

A civics education extends far beyond a classroom or an exam. A civics education teaches how to listen, distinguish between fact and opinion, and back up an opinion with fact. It teaches the rights and duties of citizenship. A student that can analyze primary source documents, interpret data, and fo...

A Philippine Case Study in Improving Local Governance

  How does the governance of a city become unstuck? How did Mayor Jonas Cortes of Mandaue City, the Philippines, move past a corruption scandal which he inherited and establish clean governance, a business-friendly environment, and participation of the poor? Robert Klitgaard and Melissa Mahone...

Working towards Peace in Conflict and Post-Conflict Regions

Every September 21 the United Nations celebrates its International Day of Peace to highlight progress being made towards a more harmonious world.   But while we celebrate, there is no shortage of conflict around the world, and certain countries remain less stable than others. Recently, homicide...

Democracy That Delivers #172: Technical Guidance and Anti-Corruption Reform

  In this episode of Democracy That Delivers, we are joined by Peter Glover, Associate program Officer of CIPE’s Anti-Corruption and Governance Center, and special guest Schuyler Miller. Miller recently returned from Trinity College in Dublin, where he completed coursework for his Master...

Why Trade Facilitation Matters – A Real Case Example

On February 22, 2017, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) entered into force. While much has been written about the importance of this agreement, when talking about trade, too often economists and policy wonks resort to abstract language and vague terminology th...

Democracy That Delivers #171: Why Trade Matters with Jose Raul Perales

09.17.2019 |
In this week’s Democracy That Delivers, we are joined by José Raúl Perales, Deputy Director of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF) at CIPE. Perales and host Ken Jaques discuss the beginnings of GATF’s work with CIPE, and how trade and the private sector can work better t...

Digital Identity Paves the Way to Financial Inclusion for Refugees

Drive an hour northeast of Jordan’s capital city of Amman towards the Syrian border, and you’ll see white tents start to become visible, sprawling amongst the dry and arid desert. Enter the gates of Zaatari camp and the vibrant life of this Syrian refugee city surrounds you. Children race by, t...

Democracy That Delivers #170: A Discussion on Infrastructure with Gyude Moore

09.04.2019 |
“You need an infrastructure spine to build an economy,” says guest Gyude Moore in this week’s episode of Democracy That Delivers. Gyude Moore is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development, and former Minister of Public Works for Liberia. He joins Ryan Musser, Program O...
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