Tag: good governance

Why governance reform is so essential – and so difficult


Governance is one of the most important foreign policy challenges—and among the most difficult, notes Brookings analyst Dan Byman: Poor governance is linked to civil wars, corruption and a lack of economic… Read more »

Democracy and good governance the ‘only way’ to prevent MENA conflicts


The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has a well-deserved reputation for being a region plagued by war and conflict, analyst Florence Gaub writes for the European Union Institute for… Read more »

UN ‘abandons democracy’ in Asia? Why governance still matters


Governance should be “framed in terms of how power is being exercised instead of how it is acquired,” according to the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the… Read more »

Reform, security and public order in the Middle East


The security situation facing the Middle East is grave and appears to be trending toward greater violence and instability, says a new report. The states of the region have tended… Read more »