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Changing the Conversation: An Unfiltered Discussion of Philanthropy

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

The Legatum Institute was delighted to welcome Jacob Lief, author of 'I Am Because You Are' and The Economist's Matthew Bishop for a discussion of philanthropy among some of South Africa's most vulnerable children.

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The Democratic Alternative From the South: India, Brazil, and South Africa (American Enterprise Institute)

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Hosted by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington, DC, this panel will present the findings of 'Democracy Works', a project which aims to refresh the development debate and inject the voice of democratic countries from the South, with a focus on India, Brazil, and South Africa.

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The Democratic Alternative: Democracy Works Launch (National Endowment for Democracy)

Monday, 19 May 2014

Hosted by the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC, this panel will present the findings of 'Democracy Works', a project which aims to refresh the development debate and inject the voice of democratic countries from the South, with a focus on India, Brazil, and South Africa.

Commentary

What Egypt Could Learn From Brazil, India, or South Africa

Friday, 16 May 2014

In a column for Slate Legatum Institute Director of the Transitions Forum, Anne Applebaum, explains why the authoritarian critique of Western democracy misses the mark.

Press Release

Democracy Works! The Case From India, Brazil and South Africa

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

There is a "Democratic Alternative from the South" according to a two-year research project conducted by the Centre for Development and Enterprise in South Africa (CDE) and the Legatum Institute in London. Along with contributions from two partner think tanks in India and Brazil, their findings refute the argument that democracy is a hindrance to faster economic growth and inclusion of the poor.


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The Democratic Alternative: India, Brazil and South Africa (LSE IDEAS)

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Hosted by LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics, this panel will present the findings of 'Democracy Works', a project which aims to refresh the development debate and inject the voice of democratic countries from the South, with a focus on India, Brazil, and South Africa.

Events

The Democratic Alternative From the South: India, Brazil, South Africa

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Over the course of two weeks, the Legatum Institute and its partners launched 'The Democratic Alternative from the South', the final report of the Democracy Works project, with a series of public events and seminars in London and Washington, DC. 

Publications

The Democratic Alternative From the South: India, Brazil, South Africa

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

'The Democratic Alternative From the South: India, Brazil, South Africa' is the final report of 'Democracy Works', a project between the Legatum Institute and the Centre for Development and Enterprise. The project aims to refresh the development debate and inject the voice of democratic countries from the South.

Commentary

One Party Politics in South Africa

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

South African politics has been dominated by the African National Congress since the end of apartheid, and in today’s election the question is not whether the ANC will win, but how much it will win by. Anything less than a two-thirds majority will loosen the grip of ruling party and galvanise a weak opposition.

Commentary

Mandela’s Death Marks a Time of Reckoning for South Africa’s ANC

Saturday, 7 December 2013

The sudden focus on Mandela's life casts South Africa’s current leaders in an unflattering light, writes the Legatum Institute's Director of the Transitions Forum, Anne Applebaum (Washington Post).

Commentary

Nelson Mandela: Great for What He Did–And What He Didn't Do

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Mandela’s refusal to engage in the politics of hatred and revenge will form part of his greatest legacy, writes former Legatum Institute President and CEO, Jeffrey Gedmin (Huffington Post).

Commentary

South Africa’s Politics of Unemployment

Monday, 29 April 2013

Writing for the Africa at LSE blog, Hemal Shah, argues that South Africans should use their democratic and demographic advantages to tackle their massive unemployment problem.

Commentary

South Africa’s Unfinished Revolution

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Reporting from Johannesburg, the Legatum Institute's Director of the Transitions Forum, Anne Applebaum, explains why apartheid’s legacy still haunts South Africa (Washington Post)

News

Democracy Works: South Africa Workshop

Monday, 18 March 2013

The Legatum Institute and its partner think tanks held the second workshop of the ‘Democracy Works', this time in Johannesburg, South Africa.

News

Democracy Works: India Workshop

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

The Legatum Institute and its partner think tanks held the first workshop of the 'Democracy Works', a series of conferences and papers exploring the relationship between democracy and development. 

Events

South Africa: Has the Transition Stalled?

Friday, 7 December 2012

Ann Bernstein, Executive Director of the Centre for Development and Enterprise in South Africa will be at the Legatum Institute for a discussion on challenges faced by the country now and in the future.

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.

News

Future of Iran - Transitional Justice: Workshop Summary

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

The working group on transitional justice convened at the Legatum Institute for its 2012 Future of Iran workshop.