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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: May, 2020
May 29, 2020

Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein is a Nonresident Fellow with the Stimson Center, where he works primarily with the 38 North project, and serves as editor for its affiliate website North Korean Economy Watch. He is also an Associate Scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is writing his dissertation about the history of social control in North Korea. He joins co-host Jane Kim, CIPE Program Officer for Asia and the Pacific and our host Ken Jaques to discuss North Korea and COVID-19. 

May 26, 2020

Selima Ahmad is a member of the Bangladesh Parliament, as well as founder and president of the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI). She joins us for a podcast with CIPE's Center for Women and Economic Empowerment Director Barbara Langley to discuss how Bangladesh is managing the COVID19 crisis and some things she is doing in her capacity as a politician and businesswoman.

May 18, 2020

Brian Joseph is Vice President, Programs at the National Endowment for Democracy. He has over 20 years of experience working to advance democracy and human rights. He joins our host Ken Jaques to discuss COVID-19 and government's responses around the world. 

May 15, 2020

Dr. Ali Riaz is a well-known author, a Senior Non-Resident Fellow with the Atlantic Council, and a Distinguished Professor​ at the Department of Politics and Government of Illinois State University. He joins Regional Director John Morrell, and host Ken Jaques to discuss the economic impact of COVID-19 on Bangladesh’s economy as well as some insight on other parts of South Asia. 

May 12, 2020

Mary Silaban, Senior Fellow at Paramadina Public Policy Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia, discusses her research on property rights, investments, and the mining sector. Silaban joined us as a panelist for a CIPE event titled: "Mitigating Governance Risks from Investment in Southeast Asia – A Study of Chinese Capital Flows to Eight Countries." More information and a recording of the event can be found on the CIPE website

This podcast was originally recorded in December 2019. 

May 8, 2020

Sujeev Shakya is the Founder CEO of beed (www.beed.com.np), a Nepal based international management consulting and financial advisory firm that works in Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, and the US. He joins Regional Director John Morrell, and host Ken Jaques to discuss the economic impact of COVID-19 on Nepal’s economy.

May 4, 2020

We celebrate Democracy That Deliver's 200th podcast with a special episode just in time for Giving Tuesday 2020. 

We are joined by CIPE's Marie Principe and the Stimson Center's Johanna Mendelson-Forman for a behind the scenes look at CIPE's very first cookbook "The Cuisine of LIFE" - now available for purchase online.

To learn more about the cookbook and the project, please visit: https://lifeforentrepreneurs.com/cookbook 

This podcast was originally recorded in December 2019.

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