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Democracy That Delivers

The Democracy That Delivers podcast is about democratic and economic development and the intersection between the two. Through their personal stories, guests share how their work is helping build stronger democratic institutions in countries all over the world and how they are tackling some of the major governance challenges that many countries face today. The weekly discussion covers a wide range of topics including entrepreneurship, governance, rule of law, and the role of the private sector in democratic processes.
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Now displaying: December, 2020
Dec 30, 2020

What's the secret to making anti-corruption efforts effective in the long term? What lessons can be learned from the mistakes made in public funding and emergency supply chains during COVID-19? In this episode, special guest Kenneth Barden shares answers to these and other questions by drawing on his decades-long career tackling fraud, corruption, and governance challenges, including as a Compliance Specialist role with the Green Climate Fund and an advisor for USAID. This episode is hosted by ACGC Program Officer Michele Crymes and Communications Director Ken Jaques.

Dec 15, 2020

Fedesarrollo’s executive director Luis Fernando Mejia discusses his views on Colombia’s “Future of Work” perspectives. Fedesarrollo’s 50th anniversary gives us the chance to look back at where Colombia was in 1970, assess the country’s modern economy, and explore its post-Covid-19 future.

Dec 10, 2020

Financial Times investigative journalist Tom Burgis, author of the recently released book, Kleptopia, and one of the brightest minds in global corruption, is the guest on the latest edition of the Democracy That Delivers podcast from the Anti-Corruption and Governance Center with CIPE hosts Ken Jaques and Frank Brown. Listen now to hear more about how Burgis' "nonfiction thriller" breaks down the technical complexity of foreign corruption and money laundering into the human stories of four individuals at the nexus of foreign kleptocracy, as well as a discussion about the damage corrupt foreign money inflicts on democratic institutions.

Dec 8, 2020

Frank Vogl is the Chair of the Board of Directors for The Partnership for Transparency Fund. In this podcast, he discusses how now more than ever, transparency and accountability are needed on infrastructure investments, which longer-term will be essential to rebuilding economies.

Read his recent blog on the CIPE website here: https://www.cipe.org/blog/2020/12/08/challenge-one-confronting-the-worlds-unprecedented-humanitarian-crisis/ 

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