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Mainstreaming Cybersecurity in International Development: How Do We Need to Adapt?

7.31.2018, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Cyberspace and the digital economy are rapidly shifting around the world, both in engineering and in terms of policies. Many countries are rushing to adopt or implement new cyber strategies and laws to address the increasingly complex threat landscape, as well as greater demands from citizens for pr...
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Reclaiming the Internet for Democracy

7.19.2018, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
  How are various groups working to ensure that the internet remains an open platform for democratic engagement? What are the biggest challenges they face? What can be done to support their efforts? At present, global internet policy decisions are dominated by large tech firms and state actors...
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What Future for Cameroon?

7.17.2018, 9:00AM to 10:30AM
Cameroon is experiencing a dramatic decline in democratic freedoms and individual liberties amid an escalating internal conflict. Since 2016, protests over the imposition of the French language in the minority anglophone regions of the country have been strongly suppressed by the largely francophon...
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Belt and Road Initiative: How to Mitigate the Governance Impacts

6.29.2018, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
  In 2013, the Chinese government unveiled its One Belt One Road initiative (BRI). Covering an expanse of 68 countries and 65% of the global population, the Chinese government is looking to invest up to $900 billion USD of infrastructure investments over the next decade, broadening China’s a...
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The Opportunities and Challenges for Inclusive Growth in the Philippines

6.6.2018, 1:30PM to 3:00PM
The Philippines will soon be ASEAN’s fastest growing economy, according to projections of the World Bank’s 2018 Global Economic Prospects Report. The country’s GDP growth rate has exceeded 6% every year for the past seven years, but despite this growth, poverty statistics show an unequ...
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GLOBSEC 2018 – Bratislava Forum

5.17.2018, 12:00AM to 5.19.2018, 12:00AM
CIPE was among the organizations playing a key role in the GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum that took place May 17, 18 and 19. Hundreds of influential experts, statesmen, and business leaders gathered in Slovakia this week to discuss pressing global issues. CIPE Board of Directors Chairman Greg Lebedev was ...
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The Transformative Effect of Women’s Economic Empowerment on Policy and Politics

3.22.2018, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Economic empowerment is key to enabling women to improve their standing and influence in their families, communities, and societies, as well as the political arena and public policy advocacy. In many countries, female entrepreneurs and employees face regulatory barriers and other obstacles that lim...
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The Weight of Corruption on Women Leaders in Africa

2.21.2018, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Around the world, systemic corruption continues to impede market development and erode the legitimacy of political systems. Across Africa, leaders have attempted to tackle the corruption endemic in bureaucracies, business, and security forces, with varying success. As Africa has witnessed the rise ...
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