Fixing Failed States

Nearly 60 nations around the World have either collapsed or are teetering on the brink of failure, while billions of dollars of international aid attempt to solve the problem - often to no avail. Are we wasting billions of dollars? Why? What would it take to fix it? Two key players offer a multifunctional framework for change, citing success stories and countries that have transformed themselves in the last 25 years. Director of the Institute for State Effectiveness Clare Lockhart discusses.

Speakers: Clare Lockhart
Festival: 2008

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