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.
Democracy That Delivers #248: The Future of Democracy with NDI's President, Derek Mitchell
The events of January 6th changed the way we look at our democracy. Democracy work is more important than ever and our new series titled, The Future of Democracy, takes a deep dive into the ways we approach our work. Our host Ken Jaques and co-host Andrew Wilson, CIPE’s Executive Director, kick off the series with Derek Mitchell, National Democratic Institute’s (NDI) president. Listen to this episode to gain insight on the future of democracy and democracy support.
Democracy That Delivers Episode #247: Repositioning Anti-Corruption as a Pursuit for Social Justice
Michael Johnston, co-author of the new book, The Conundrum of Corruption: Reform for Social Justice, joins the podcast to speak about “the one goal that makes corruption control a compelling concern in the first place: justice.” Johnston, a retired Colgate University professor and anti-corruption scholar with a career spanning 30 years, joins Anti-Corruption & Governance Center Director Frank Brown and CIPE Communications Director Ken Jaques to discuss what he describes as the “anti-corruption industry.” Johnston traces the development of the anti-corruption movement from its early days of innovation to a status quo he sees as defined by inertia and insularity. Listen to Johnston’s thoughts on how the pandemic is changing perceptions of corruption and inequality, and why political contention may be the only way to achieve lasting change.
Democracy That Delivers #246: Leading from the Emerging Future with Dr. Otto Scharmer
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers, Dr. Otto Scharmer, Senior Lecturer in the MIT Management Sloan School and co-founder of the Presencing Institute joins our host Ken Jaques and Co-host Anna Kompanek, Director of CIPE’s Global Programs. Dr. Scharmer explains his new way of thinking about leadership for social transformation. For more information on this topic visit his site and read his book “Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies”.
Democracy That Delivers #245: Myanmar Coup, Protests, and Life on the Ground with Khin Lay, Founder and Director of Triangle Women’s Support Group
Myanmar, also known as Burma, is under the control of its army after a military coup overturned a free and fair election on February 1, 2021. On this episode of Democracy that Delivers we’re joined by Khin Lay, a civil society leader living and working in the country; she shares an inside look at what is happening in the country and how the rest of the world can help. John Morrell, CIPE’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, appears as a guest host in this episode.
Democracy That Delivers #244: ESG, Corruption, and the Bright Future of Responsible Investing with Gabriel Thoumi
What is Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) and how is it changing investing? Why has investor adoption of ESG accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic? What does the broadening of compliance standards driven by ESG mean for global anticorruption efforts? Please join a discussion of these questions and more in the Anti-Corruption & Governance Center's latest podcast featuring ESG expert Gabriel Thoumi, CFA, who is a Director at Planet Tracker and Climate Advisers and a Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. The podcast is hosted by Communications Director Ken Jaques and Anti-Corruption Program Officer Michele Crymes.
Democracy That Delivers #243: Promoting Free Trade in Nigeria and Throughout Africa with Dr. Jonathan Aremu
COVID-19 is disrupting supply chains and slowing economic integration around the globe. Nigeria is no exception. Still, the virus hasn't prevented free trade advocates in Africa from moving ahead. In this edition of Democracy that Delivers, Dr. Jonathan Aremu, a university professor and former official with the Central Bank of Nigeria, discusses the progress of the proposed African Continental Free Trade Area. He joins our host Ken Jaques and CIPE's Africa Regional Director Lars Benson.
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Democracy is born from every sector of society
CIPE's podcast is a great tool to use to better understand the role the private sector, through democratic civil society organizations, plays in achieving democratic development that is inclusive of all sectors of society and improves people's daily lives.