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The IMF, Public Finance, Corruption, and Civil Society

10.2.2019, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
This event is in partnership with the Partnership for Transparency’s Anti-Corruption Forum.   The International Monetary Fund’s newly adopted anti-corruption framework has profound implications for emerging markets globally and signals a clear commitment by the institution to make c...
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What Does the Rise of Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Mean for SMEs?

4.12.2019, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
The classic “Corruption Equation” consists of demand coming from government officials receiving bribes and supply coming from individuals and businesses offering bribes. The supply side of the equation is increasingly covered by laws that place heavy penalties and reputational damage on large co...
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Fighting Corruption with Modern Tech Tools – a Political Approach

1.16.2019, 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Rampant corruption can destroy public support for democracy. New technologies create opportunities for financial shenanigans on an unprecedented scale, but also provide powerful new tools for transparency, accountability, and grassroots citizen watchdogs. From the perspective of a development organ...
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The Voice of Business in Tunisia

12.6.2018, 8:30AM to 12:00PM
                               La Voix Des Affaires en Tunisie : moteur essentiel à la réussite des politiques de croissance économique et au développement des entreprises Depuis quelques années, l’économie tunisienne n’est pas à son apogée malgré les politiques adopté...
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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 this...
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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 innova...
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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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