Tag Archives: CIPE

How ‘corrosive capital’ threatens democracy

     

Foreign direct investment and government-to-government economic development assistance are critical for emerging economies, the Center for International Private Enterprise observes. Foreign direct investment also signifies a vote of confidence in… Read more »

The Corruption Cure: Brazil’s democracy gains from anti-kleptocracy moves

     

Brazil’s jailing of its beloved former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday sent a strong signal to all of Latin America that the era of political impunity was… Read more »

Western Balkans vulnerable to ‘corrosive capital?’

     

Malign outside influence in the Western Balkans, in particular by Russia, is of increasing concern. The lack of a strong legal framework makes countries in the region especially vulnerable to… Read more »

Combatting kleptocracy? Why nondemocratic states can’t deliver on corruption

     

Targeted, personal sanctions aimed at oligarchs create a genuine problem for Vladimir Putin’s hold on power, notes analyst Natalie Nougayrède. Russia is an authoritarian kleptocracy. The elite’s loyalty to the… Read more »

Civil society defending Ukraine’s revolution against Ukraine’s leaders

     

As Ukraine’s oligarchic status quo re-asserts its power, the country’s international partners need to step up their support for democracy, says Sergii Leshchenko, a Ukrainian journalist and a member of… Read more »