Despite the significant progress on the crackdown on corruption in the last decade, the Covid-19 pandemic has fuelled possible corrupt practices perpetrated by some governments. In an exclusive interview with The IAS Gazette, UNDP’s anti-corruption advisor, Dr Anga Timilsina, revealed an ‘implementation gap’.
Before Dawn Gifford Engle embarked on her peace projects, she was the youngest woman ever to be appointed Chief of Staff to a United States senator. However, she had no clue how her meeting with the Dalai Lama would unfold and change her life in unexpected ways.
Former Ambassador Of Chile To Singapore Talks Climate, Singapore, And How He Entered The Foreign Service
Is Chile still at the forefront of climate activism after the cancellation of COP25 in the country last year? Did Chile betray the environment by not signing the Escazú Agreement? As Singapore celebrates 40 years of diplomatic relations with Chile last year, former Ambassador of Chile to Singapore, James Sinclair Manley, not only tackles some of these questions with us, he also shares some of the best practices the two countries can contribute to one another.
As we commemorate Cambodia’s Victory Day last month, Reuters journalists Andrew R.C. Marshall and Clare Baldwin shared with us their ups and downs in investigating the wealth and foreign citizenship of the family and allies of Cambodia’s Prime Minister, Hun Sen.
This National Day, former Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Chiang Hai Ding speaks to us about why he chose to take up Singapore citizenship, his MP and ambassador days, and what he feels about the PreetiPls saga.