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WATCH: Building Inclusive Democracies: Empowering Women in Economic Life

11.14.2018, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
A Briefing Series Inspired by Sustainable Development Goal #5: “Achieve Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls.”   To watch the livestream of this event, click here!  Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) welcome you to thi...
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Building a Global Enabling Environment for the Digital Economy

11.7.2018, 9:30AM to 11:30AM
The digital economy can drive democratic and economic development by opening new market channels for local businesses, promoting inclusive trade, and boosting tax revenue for governments to provide essential services. At the same time, legal and regulatory frameworks impact how innovation and develo...
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Governing is Not Just Government: The Importance of Self-Regulation in Development

11.1.2018, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
  Self-regulation is necessary to promoting democracy and social justice, yet it is one of the least understood aspects of the democratic process. Democracies advance, in part, because of self-regulation. Self-regulation is essential to developing strong democratic institutions, for without it,...
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Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets

10.23.2018, 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets Hosted by EMPEA | Date: 23 October 2018 | Venue: Sheraton Grand Park Lane, London For more information, please visit: http://go.empea.org/SIEM-18 About Private capital has a critical role to play in ensuring successful delivery of the Sustainable Developme...
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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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