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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.

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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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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Episodes

Democracy That Delivers #133: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for FinTech in Emerging Markets

11/13/2018
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Technology has become a driver and an essential part of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship in the Financial Tech (FinTech) sector, in particular, has been undergoing a rapid transformation thanks to the growing prevalence of the digital economy. On this special Democracy That Delivers podcast, we highlight the future of entrepreneurship as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. We are joined by DFS Lab’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Dan Kleinbaum, and is joined by CIPE’s Program Coordinator for...

Duration:00:29:51

Democracy That Delivers #132: CEO of Global Anti-Corruption Challenge Award Winning Company Discusses Transparency

11/6/2018
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This week on Democracy That Delivers, podcast host Ken Jaques is joined by the CEO of Prozorro.Sale, Oleksii Sobolev, and co-host Caroline Elkin, Program Assistant for Eastern Europe & Eurasia. Sobolev discusses his work at Prozorro.Sale, an online platform for public auctions that won the 2018 International Anti-Corruption award from C5 Accelerate and USA Institute of Peace as part of The Shield in the Cloud Innovation Challenge. He describes Prozorro.Sale as “the most transparent auction...

Duration:00:26:43

Democracy That Delivers #131: Data that Delivers – On Watch Facilitates Information Access in Turkey

10/30/2018
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Data transparency and access to open data sources have become increasingly timely issues around the world. CIPE Partner On Watch (İzlemedeyiz) is one of the leading organizations in analyzing data to help boost transparency and accountability that promotes capacity building and good governance in Turkey. Baybars Orsek, Chairman of On Watch Association, and Batuhan Ersun, General Coordinator of On Watch Association, join host Ken Jaques to discuss how their replicable association model helps...

Duration:00:31:46

Democracy That Delivers #130: Anniversary of LIFE Project with Partner Union Kitchen

10/23/2018
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In this episode of Democracy that Delivers, Marie Principe, CIPE Program Officer for MENA and head of the Livelihood Innovations through Food Entrepreneurship (LIFE) project, is joined by Andrew Varnum, Executive Vice President of DC-based Food Accelerator Union Kitchen, as LIFE celebrates its one-year anniversary. The LIFE project in Istanbul, Turkey, supports sustainable livelihoods in the food sector through an entrepreneurship incubation experience and workforce training program in...

Duration:00:27:01

Democracy that Delivers #129: Ann Marie Plubell of EMPEA Visits CIPE Ahead of Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets Summit

10/16/2018
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In this Democracy That Delivers podcast, host Ken Jaques is joined by guest Ann Marie Plubell, EMPEA (Emerging Markets Private Equity Association) Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, and guest host Eric Hontz, CIPE Program Officer for Europe and Eurasia. Ann Marie Plubell discusses the current investment climate in emerging markets, and highlights EMPEA’s approach to promoting the spread of healthy capital conducive to better markets, that increase participation in the economy and foster...

Duration:00:34:47

Democracy that Delivers #128: Nate Herman Shares Experience in Corporate Social Responsibility and Anti-Corruption Compliance at AAFA

10/10/2018
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Nate Herman, Senior Vice President with the Supply Chain of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), joins host Ken Jaques and guest host Jeanne Cook for a discussion of Herman’s work on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Much of the conversation was spent dissecting various supply chain issues, including the importance of the safety of the product, timely delivery of the product, the workforce environment and quality, as well as traceability. Herman also emphasizes the...

Duration:00:27:16

Democracy that Delivers #127: Launch of Digital Economy Guidebook

10/2/2018
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This week, on Democracy that Delivers, CIPE’s Program Officer for Global Programs, Louisa Tomar, joins hosts Ken Jaques and Pamela Kelley-Lauder to discuss the upcoming launch of a new Digital Economy Guidebook co-authored by CIPE and New Markets Lab. Tomar provides some insight as to what CIPE does in the area of digital economy, and why this guidebook is so instrumental when discussing regulations, legality, compliance obligations, and more within the field. She discusses the use of this...

Duration:00:28:38

Democracy that Delivers #126: Dr. Wenhong Chen on China’s Digital Economy

9/25/2018
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Dr. Wenhong Chen, of the University of Texas at Austin, joins Catherine Tai, Program Officer for Asia and the Pacific, and host Ken Jaques in a lively discussion about the future of the technology industry in China. Chen discusses the Chinese strategy for recruiting global talent in the development of prominent apps, both for small enterprises and tech giants like Ali Baba. She explains Chinese government’s strategic influence in promoting job and educational opportunities to fill the famed...

Duration:00:37:27

Democracy that Delivers #125: Ryan Musser Shares Insights on CIPE Project in Zimbabwe Following Recent Elections

8/14/2018
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The Center for International Private Enterprise’s Assistant Program Officer for Africa, Ryan Musser, joins hosts Ken Jaques and Pam Kelley-Lauder for a discussion on Zimbabwe. Musser illustrates the current situation in Zimbabwe following their recent election cycle, and explains some of the important work CIPE has accomplished with the informal sector in the country.

Duration:00:36:08

Democracy that Delivers #124: President and CEO of Coalition of Integrity Shruti Shah discusses the Development and Promotion of Ways to Combat Corruption

7/31/2018
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Shruti Shah, President and CEO of the Coalition of Integrity, discusses the growing demand for ethics & accountability around the world, and the role of the Coalition as they execute their mission. Shah illustrates her lifelong commitment to fighting corruption, and elaborates on the Coalition’s mission to promote greater transparency and accountability, and looks forward at the positive changes to come in ethics, compliance and integrity programs. Four important points laid out by Shah in...

Duration:00:30:30

Democracy That Delivers #123: IDEAS CEO Ali Salman Discusses the Effects of Malaysia’s Surprising Democratic Shift in the Region

7/25/2018
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On this week’s Democracy that Delivers podcast, CIPE’s Senior Program Officer for South Asia Jennifer Anderson sits in for Ken Jaques to conduct an engaging interview with Ali Salman on the wake of Malaysia’s election upset. After 61 years, Malaysia’s ruling coalition was defeated in the ballots. Salman begins by sharing his experience working on the topic of religion and liberty as a founding member and now CEO of the Islam and Liberty Network, eager to establish a global program to share...

Duration:00:24:29

Democracy That Delivers #122: German Marshall Fund's Jonathan Katz on Ways to Save Democracy in Europe

7/19/2018
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“What would happen, if ten years down the road, half of the (NATO) alliance is authoritarian?” asks Jonathan Katz, a Senior Fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the U.S. Katz, who has held numerous senior positions in the U.S. government, recently co-authored the article "An Inconvenient Truth: Addressing Democratic Backsliding within NATO" and sat down with CIPE’s Natalia Otel Belan and Pam Kelley Lauder. They discussed heightened concerns about democratic backsliding in Central and...

Duration:00:32:13

Democracy that Delivers #121: FHI 360’s Phil Psilos Presents The Atlas of Innovation for Economic Stability

6/26/2018
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On the latest Democracy that Delivers podcast, FHI 360’s Phil Psilos talks about “The Atlas of Innovation for Economic Stability”. Psilos is the non-profit organization’s Asia-Pacific Technical Director for Economic Development and Innovation. Along with host Ken Jaques, and guest host Marc Schleifer, he highlights key entrepreneurial processes, new mobile technologies, and data-driven tools that are fostering stability in fragile and emerging economies. Psilos shares his favorite stories...

Duration:00:36:08

Democracy that Delivers #120: New Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics CEO Gerry Zack Discusses 30 years of Compliance and Fraud Evolution

6/19/2018
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On this week’s Democracy that Delivers podcast, CIPE’s Ken Jaques and Anna Kompanek sat down with incoming CEO of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Gerry Zack to discuss how fraud and compliance issues have evolved over the last 30 years. Zack has spent more than 30 years providing services involving the prevention, detection, and investigation of fraud, corruption and noncompliance.

Duration:00:29:04

Democracy that Delivers #119: StategEast Founder Anatoly Motkin on Digital Economies in Post-Soviet States

5/29/2018
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In this latest Democracy that Delivers podcast, Anatoly Motkin, the founder and president of StrategEast, joined CIPE’s Ken Jaques and Maiko Nakagaki to discuss the growth of digital economies in the former Soviet Union. Motkin talks in-depth about the how the recent legislation in Belarus called Decree #8 “On the Digital Economy,” is designed to spur growth in the IT sector through various tax breaks. He also discusses how countries such as Belarus seem to be more advanced in the growth of...

Duration:00:32:15

Democracy that Delivers #118: CIPE’s Ali Ayadi on Tunisia Elections and Reform Efforts

5/22/2018
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On this new podcast, a look at the political and economic situation in Tunisia with CIPE Country Representative Ali Ayadi.

Duration:00:27:31

Democracy that Delivers #117: Richard Javad Heydarian on Populism and Governance in the Philippines

5/9/2018
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On this week’s Democracy that Delivers podcast: International columnist and author Richard Javad Heydarian shares first-hand observations and insightful analysis on the latest developments and challenges related to governance and democracy in the Philippines. In a discussion on Asian geopolitics, he shares his theories about what created the rise of the Duterte movement, and predictions on what populism means for elections around the globe.

Duration:00:37:11

Democracy that Delivers #116: LIBEK’s Petar Cekerevac on Reform Efforts in Serbia

5/1/2018
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Petar Čekerevac, the Executive Manager of LIBEK, a Serbian organization promoting individual liberty and a free market economy, discussed the evolution of his home country economically and politically since the Yugoslav Wars.

Duration:00:33:28

Democracy that Delivers #115: CIPE Launches New Round of Weeklong Leadership Academy for Development in Ukraine

4/26/2018
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Three Well-known Ukraine Reformers Provide Insight on Podcast

Duration:00:28:55

Democracy that Delivers #114: Leading Anti-Corruption Expert Alina Mungiu-Pippidi Reveals What Approaches Really Work

4/17/2018
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The World Bank and International Monetary Fund, currently holding their Spring meetings in Washington, cite corruption as a top challenge to promoting inclusive economic growth and ending extreme poverty. However, studies indicate that many anti-corruption interventions fail to have significant impact. So what anti-corruption approaches are really working? CIPE talks with one of the world’s leading academic voices on the subject, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Democracy Studies Professor at the...

Duration:00:30:41