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Hosted by Dan Runde, William A. Schreyer Chair and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, Building the Future explores topics at the intersection of global development, foreign policy, and national security. In each episode, Dan sits down for a discussion with a leading expert from government, the private sector, and international organizations to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the world today.

Building the Future: Freedom, Prosperity, and Foreign Policy with Dan Runde CSIS

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    • 4.3 • 19 Ratings

Hosted by Dan Runde, William A. Schreyer Chair and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, Building the Future explores topics at the intersection of global development, foreign policy, and national security. In each episode, Dan sits down for a discussion with a leading expert from government, the private sector, and international organizations to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the world today.

    Leading Private Investment in Global Nutritional Security with Drs. Antonio Tataranni and Marianne O'Shea

    Leading Private Investment in Global Nutritional Security with Drs. Antonio Tataranni and Marianne O'Shea

    In this episode of Building the Future, guest host Caitlin Welsh is joined by PepsiCo's Chief Medical Officer and R&D Senior Vice President of Life Sciences, Dr. Antonio Tataranni, and PepsiCo's R&D Vice President of Life Sciences, Dr. Marianne O'Shea, to discuss the impact of PepsiCo's malnutrition intervention programs, Quaker Qrece and Quaker Bowl of Growth, and its commitment to advancing global nutritional security.

    • 34 min
    Private Equity Investment and Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa with Drs. Louise Fox and Michael Nicholson

    Private Equity Investment and Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa with Drs. Louise Fox and Michael Nicholson

    In this episode of Building the Future, Dan is joined by Dr. Louise Fox and Dr. Michael Nicholson to discuss their recently published report, Are private equity investments financing the SDGs in sub-Saharan Africa? and how African countries can attract more of these investments.

    • 21 min
    Diplomacy in Latin America with former U. S. Ambassador Luigi Einaudi

    Diplomacy in Latin America with former U. S. Ambassador Luigi Einaudi

    In this episode of Building the Future, Dan is joined by former U. S. Ambassador Luigi Einaudi, author of Learning Diplomacy: An Oral History, to discuss his book and reflect on his diplomatic career in Latin America. He shares his experiences at the State Department, the Organization of American States (OAS), and as Special Envoy, where he played a crucial role in ending the war between Ecuador and Peru in the 1990s.

    • 35 min
    The Key Role of Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) in Global Development with Priya Vora

    The Key Role of Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) in Global Development with Priya Vora

    In this episode of Building the Future, guest host Romina Bandura is joined by Managing Director of the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL), Priya Vora, to discuss the role of digital public infrastructure (DPI) in global development and the ways in which the United States can help promote standards of interoperability, financial inclusion, public trust, and good governance both at home and abroad.

    • 19 min
    How to Evaluate and Measure Long-Term Aid Development Projects with William Warshauer

    How to Evaluate and Measure Long-Term Aid Development Projects with William Warshauer

    In this episode of Building the Future, Dan is joined by President and CEO of TechnoServe, William Warshauer, to discuss why Warshauer sees the institutionalization of long-term metrics as critical to the future of international development and ending poverty.

    • 16 min
    Congressional Visit to Ukraine, Poland, and Moldova with Elizabeth Hoffman

    Congressional Visit to Ukraine, Poland, and Moldova with Elizabeth Hoffman

    In this episode of Building the Future, Dan is joined by CSIS’s Director of Congressional Affairs, Elizabeth Hoffman, to discuss their takeaways from the recent Congressional staff delegation they led to Ukraine, Poland, and Moldova, and the importance of decision-makers to witness the impact of Congressionally appropriated aid to the war effort. 

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Ccatarinasantos ,

Great Podcast!

A very insightful and entertaining series of podcasts! It's a must for everyone interested in foreign affairs.

mohamed alsafi18 ,

Great speakers VERY BAD host

The host has to ask and shut up

snc009 ,

Good content, but stop talking over guests

The content and guests are fantastic, but the presenter often talks over guests (often women), which is really uncomfortable and makes the podcast painful to listen to.

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