Event

The Rise and Fall of “Good Governance” Promotion

Date

Monday, November 4, 2019


Time

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Location

The Embassy of Canada, 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

The Embassy of Canada and the National Endowment for Democracy present the sixteenth annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World.

FEATURING

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Professor of Democracy Studies, Hertie School of Governance

on “The Rise and Fall of ‘Good Governance’ Promotion”

Reception to follow from 7:30—8:30 pm

RSVP

 

ABOUT

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi is a policy scientist who chairs the European Research Center for Anticorruption and State-Building (ERCAS) at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, where she holds the chair in Democracy Studies. A Romanian by birth, she created and chaired for many years the Romanian Academic Society, the country’s leading think tank, and the Coalition for a Clean Romania, an anti-corruption alliance. She also served in 1996 as the first anticommunist news director of Romanian public broadcasting.

Her books include The Quest for Good Governance: How Societies Develop Control of Corruption (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and A Tale of Two Villages (CEU Press, 2010). The latter was screened as a documentary by the BBC. She has published articles in NatureForeign Policy, the Journal of Democracy, and several public policy journals and has frequently been cited in the Economist and other prominent media. She consults for the World Bank and various European institutions, and also serves as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Democracy and the research council of the International Forum for Democratic Studies.

 

CONTRIBUTORS

The Embassy of Canada

Johns Hopkins University Press

Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University