International criminal organizations are now exploiting the coronavirus crisis. The corrupt and criminal entities that thrive on illicit financial flows, or the transfer of illegally earned money across borders, can seize the moment.
Carnegie’s new Global Protest Tracker reveals the nuances overlooked by many common theories about the recent wave of demonstrations around the world.
Many governments have acted quickly to impose new surveillance measures, but safeguards must be put in place to limit the risks.
A mix of factors have shaped every country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, but the stakes for the democratic model are high.
Women’s political participation is not only a human right, but also key for sustainable development and a thriving democracy.
Women around the world face especially high hurdles to participating in political parties. But political transitions are moments to break patterns of exclusion. Why do some parties that form in these transitional periods establish rules and norms that promote women’s participation, while others do not?
America is not the first democracy to elect an authoritarian-tinged, populist leader. The pattern from countries with similar experiences is clear.
For Nigeria’s corrupt political elites, Dubai is the perfect place to stash their ill-gotten gains and enjoy luxury real estate worth millions. But unless authorities stop turning a blind eye, the long-term costs to Nigeria's economy and Dubai's reputation could be high.
Civil society organizations throughout Europe are not taking authoritarian encroachment sitting down. Instead, they are finding creative ways to fight back.
The EU’s assistance for civil society partners in Turkey, the Western Balkans, and Eastern Europe needs to evolve in response to the more challenging environments activists in these countries now face.