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President Duterte’s Crazy Drug War Is Just the Beginning

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The Philippines’ new strongman is eating away at the foundations of democracy. Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow asks—can anyone stop him? (Democracy Lab)

Publications

How Kenya Cleaned Up Its Courts

Saturday, 9 July 2016

A new constitution gave judicial reformers an opportunity to earn back the people’s trust. Maya Gainer tells us what they did with it.

Events

Liberal-minded Reformer or Mao Reincarnated? President Xi Jinping and His China Dream

Monday, 25 April 2016

James Miles, China Editor of 'The Economist', moderated a panel discussion on China’s economic and political prospects under President Xi Jinping. 

Events

How to Stop Corruption—with Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Thursday, 4 February 2016

In a discussion of her new book, The Quest for Good Governance: How Societies Develop Control of Corruption, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi explored how societies can control corruption and achieve good governance.

Commentary

Can the Right Save Argentina?

Friday, 11 December 2015

The heavy dose of economic liberalism needed to secure Argentinian prosperity is the natural territory for the party of newly appointed president, Mauricio Macri. The question is, can he do enough? By Harriet Maltby, Head of Policy Research at the Legatum Institute (CapX)

Commentary

Ukraine Battles a Second Enemy: Corruption

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Russia isn’t the only threat. Kiev is also fighting a war against corruption, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Commentary

Russia's New Kind of Friends

Friday, 16 October 2015

The Soviet Union had “useful idiots.” Vladimir Putin has an array of European allies willing to advance his cause, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Events

Fixing the Fight Against Corruption

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Christian Caryl, Legatum Institute Senior Fellow and Managing Editor of Democracy Lab, moderated a panel that explained why a focus on ‘ideas that work’ is the route to tackling global corruption.

Publications

Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work

Thursday, 17 September 2015

The Legatum Institute, together with Democracy Lab, have produced a series of case studies that examine specific interventions against corruption which have produced positive results.

Publications

The Fight for Ukraine's Soul

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Why Ukraine’s effort to curb corruption is a Sisyphean task. A situation report. Frank Brown is the author of the final case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

Publications

The Spirit of Lviv

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

How Ukraine’s most European city forged a popular movement against corruption and bad governance. Ilya Lozovsky is the author of the tenth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

Publications

Cleaning Up La Paz

Friday, 11 September 2015

How Bolivia’s biggest city freed itself from a ubiquitous culture of corruption. Nieves Zuniga and Paul M. Heywood are the authors of the ninth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

Publications

Judges on the Take

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

How the FBI took on Chicago’s crooked courts. Richard E. Messick is the author of the eighth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

Publications

How Georgia Stamped Out Corruption on Campus

Thursday, 3 September 2015

First they fired the Education Ministry. Then came the hard part. Christofer Berglund and Johan Engvall are the authors of the seventh case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

Publications

Brazil and the Bloodsuckers

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

"Congratulations, corrupt mayor! Your number’s up, and the auditors are on their way"— Anna Petherick is the author of the latest case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.

Publications

The Little Anti-Corruption Agency That Could

Thursday, 20 August 2015

After humble beginnings in empty offices, Croatia’s anti-corruption body became a crusading national force. Gabriel Kuris is the author of the fifth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work' series.

Publications

The Gecko's Bite

Friday, 24 July 2015

Indonesia’s anti-corruption commission has made great strides in combating graft. But now it risks becoming a victim of its own success. Rushda Majeed is the author of the fourth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work' series.


Publications

Integrity Gets Great Ratings

Thursday, 9 July 2015

How Nepalese people harnessed the power of reality TV to strike a blow against corruption. Blair Glencorse and Suman Parajuli are the authors of the third case study in the Transitions Forum series, 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work'.


Publications

Calling in Against Corruption

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

A Pakistani official set out to prevent bureaucrats from demanding bribes for providing basic public services. The solution: citizen feedback through mobile phones. Mohammad Omar Masud is the author of the second case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work' series.

Commentary

Entrepreneurship in the Battlefront for Latin American Prosperity

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Joana Alfaiate, Research Analyst at the Legatum Institute, analyses the advancement of—and challenges to—entrepreneurship in Latin America (Huffington Post)

Commentary

Why Soccer’s Strongman Is a Bad Role Model for the World

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

FIFA's imperious president, Sepp Blatter, is poised to win a fifth term using the playbook of the world’s slickest dictators—the latest from Democracy Lab

Commentary

An Earthquake Exposes Nepal’s Political Rot

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Nepal is in the headlines this week—for all the wrong reasons.

Events

What is the Future of Russia's Opposition?

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Leonid Volkov, a member of Russia's Central Council of the Party of Progress, gave an insider's perspective on the future of the Russian Opposition within the context of today’s challenges and in the lead up to the 2016 Parliamentary elections. 

Commentary

Southeast Asia's Democracy Downer

Monday, 23 March 2015

And you thought the Arab Spring was disappointing.

Events

Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

Friday, 6 March 2015

Veteran reporter and former government advisor Sarah Chayes discussed her new book 'Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security' in a breakfast discussion at the Legatum Institute.

Events

Finding What Works: Building Reform Coalitions in Brazil

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Marcus Melo of the Federal University of Pernambuco joined the Legatum Institute's Anne Applebaum in a discussion that explored post-authoritarian reform in Brazil, and shared insights for countries facing similar development challenges.

Commentary

Why Britain Must Hold Russia’s Kleptocratic Elite to Account

Friday, 30 January 2015

Alexander Litvinenko’s murder has been treated as a spy story—but it is terrorism, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum (​Financial Times​)

Events

Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova: Corruption and Challenges of Transition

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are striving to strengthen the rule of law and democratic accountability within their borders, following their commitment to the EU Association Agreements last year. However, entrenched corruption continues to pose a potent threat to their democratic development. As the people of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova struggle to rebuild their states, what is the contribution the West can make?

Events

The Corruption of Capitalism: Britain’s Role

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a dinner with Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead and Chair of the Modern Slavery Bill Review, in conversation with Lord Glasman, Labour life peer, on the challenges facing capitalism.

Events

Looting Ukraine: the East, the West, and the Corruption of a Country

Thursday, 17 July 2014

The Legatum Institute, in association with the Institute of Modern Russia, launched 'Looting Ukraine: How East and West Teamed up to Steal a Country', a new case-study by Oliver Bullough examining the endemic corruption that prevents Ukraine's transition-and that the West colludes in.

News

Is Russia Heading For Crisis?

Monday, 4 March 2013

A new Legatum Institute paper argues that Putin’s ruling model is no longer functioning and identifies five ”traps” the Russian government now faces.

News

"Conflict and transition are both manifestations of failed politics"

Friday, 18 January 2013

At an event in Washington, D.C, former finance minister of Afghanistan, Dr Ashraf Ghani, discussed why tackling economic questions is essential for transitioning countries. He shared his experiences from the past and reflected on how they can help prepare for present and future challenges.

News

“South Africa needs to get its act together”

Friday, 7 December 2012

South Africa today is a country beset with challenges – a ruling party in disarray, sluggish economic growth, growing corruption. Is the ANC in terminal decline? Why is South Africa struggling to manage its global brand? Ann Bernstein, executive director at the Centre for Development and Enterprise in South Africa, gave a talk at the Legatum Institute to answer some of these questions.

Events

Russia After the Elections and Where Now for the Opposition?

Monday, 18 June 2012

Three of Russia’s most high profile opposition leaders discuss Russian politics, corruption, and the role of the West.

News

“We want to force the authorities and elites out of their comfort zones”

Monday, 18 June 2012

Three of Russia’s most high profile opposition leaders discuss Russian politics, corruption, and the role of the West.

News

Future of Iran - The Legal Framework and the Judges: Workshop Summary

Monday, 14 May 2012

The working group on judicial reform convened at the Legatum Institute for its 2012 The Future of Iran series.