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Local Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

August 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free

Join the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, for a virtual event to learn about six of the year’s most innovative projects to support democracy.

Grantees of the Local Democracy in Action Grant (LDAG) program will present their work at this culminating event hosted by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL). The LDAG projects are intended to support democratic reform efforts, civic discourse, and the incorporation of new technology to make a wider impact on the local political and economic environment.

Ukraine: Enhancing the Quality of Decisions & Creating Local Coalitions Around Key Reforms
Georgia: Democracy Podcast Series
Kazakhstan: Data Protection Regulation Upgrades
Lebanon: Enhancing Decision Making & Transparency in the Public Procurement Process
Nepal: Strengthening Technology-Driven Democracy Through Robust & Digitally Secured Civic Space
Ethiopia: Ensuring Public Accountability Through Tailored E-Government

Noted international relations expert and author Francis Fukuyama will deliver welcome remarks. He is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, which houses CDDRL, and Director of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy.

Follow this link to RSVP to attend this virtual event. Questions may be directed to CIPE’s Adam Sachs (asachs@cipe.org) or Theo Leavell (tleavell@cipe.org).

Venue

Virtual Event (Online)

Organizer

CIPE/Stanford