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The Promise of Better Governance: What is Working and its Implications

The Promise of Better Governance: What is Working and its Implications

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The Promise of Better Governance: What Is Working And Its Implications

 
 

Fri, April 11, 2014; 10:00 - 11:15
Location: SBS, Rhodes Trust Lecture Theatre

The World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim has declared corruption “Public Enemy Number One.” Its corrosive effects on society are deep and numerous. Fortunately, there is more attention today on transparency, strong leadership, and creative solutions needed to stem corruption, build the rule of law, and provide citizens with accurate information. Technology such as mobile phones, location-aware technologies, and the Internet are accelerating this trend. Panelists who have created international indices, found innovative uses for technology, and enabled citizen voices to change behavior will explore what it takes to create accountable and democratic institutions, empower citizens, and drive development forward.

 

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