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SHOPS Plus in Nigeria: Beneficiaries Discuss the Value of Free Family Planning Services
Description: The SHOPS Plus project is working with the private health sector in Nigeria to ensure greater understanding of and access to contraceptive services. Read more about this work: https://www.shopsplusproject.org/where-we-work/africa/nigeria
  04 May 2017   2m50s 0 25 0
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#SoundGovernance Ask the Speakers: What are the major challenges in establishing governance?
Description: Listen to speakers from Abt’s Bold Thinkers Series event on the March 2, 2017 talk about the major challenges in establishing governance. Hear from Michael Woolcock (World Bank), Charles Cadwell (Urban Institute), Juan Pardinas (Mexican Institute for Competitiveness), and Nathaniel Heller (Results for Development). Watch more videos from the Bold Thinkers event here: http://abtassociates.com/BoldThinkersSeries/SoundGovernance
  11 Apr 2017   2m48s 0 26 0
#SoundGovernance Ask the Speakers: What is most misunderstood about governance?
Description: Listen to speakers from Abt’s Bold Thinkers Series event on the March 2 talk about what is most misunderstood about governance in developing countries. Hear from Michael Woolcock (World Bank), Charles Cadwell (Urban Institute), Juan Pardinas (Mexican Institute for Competitiveness), and Nathaniel Heller (Results for Development). Watch more videos from the Bold Thinkers event here: http://abtassociates.com/BoldThinkersSeries/SoundGovernance
  11 Apr 2017   2m17s 0 29 0
#SoundGovernance Ask the Speakers: What progress has been made in the field of governance?
Description: Listen to speakers from Abt’s Bold Thinkers Series event on the March 2, 2017 talk about the progress that has been made in the field of governance over the past five to ten years. Hear from Michael Woolcock (World Bank), Charles Cadwell (Urban Institute), Juan Pardinas (Mexican Institute for Competitiveness), and Nathaniel Heller (Results for Development). Watch more videos from the Bold Thinkers event here: http://abtassociates.com/BoldThinkersSeries/SoundGovernance
  11 Apr 2017   2m38s 0 29 0
Voices of Governance: Graham Teskey
Description: Graham Teskey is the Principal Global Lead for Governance, based in Abt’s Australia office. Graham brings over 20 years of governance experience working for large international organizations and federal agencies, such as the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the World Bank, and the UK Department of International Development (DFID). Graham’s areas of expertise include: - Political economy - Institutional economics - Political science to development - Public sector management and reform - Government effectiveness - Public service delivery The Voices of Governance video series spotlights Abt’s governance experts and their multi-disciplinary experience working on development projects around the world. They share their perspectives on the current and future state of governance as well as Abt’s approach.
  23 Mar 2017   1m35s 0 40 0
Institutions: Can Development Wait that Long? [Welcome]
Description: On March 2, 2017, Abt Associates hosted a forum — part of the Bold Thinkers Series — to engage international thought leaders in robust discussions on governance, transparency, accountability, and thinking and working politically. WELCOME Steve Pelliccia Division Vice President, International Economic Growth, Abt Associates
  21 Mar 2017   2m57s 39 0
Institutions: Can Development Wait that Long? [Panel 2]
Description: On March 2, 2017, Abt Associates hosted a forum — part of the Bold Thinkers Series — to engage international thought leaders in robust discussions on governance, transparency, accountability, and thinking and working politically. PANEL 2: Effective Governance: Lessons in Transparency and Accountability Ania Calderón Executive Director, Open Data Charter Mark Robinson Global Director, Governance at World Resources Institute Helene Grandvoinnet Lead Governance Specialist, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank Nathaniel Heller Managing Director, Results for Development Moderator: Tiernan Mennen Vice President, Governance, Abt Associates
  21 Mar 2017   1h6m58s 71 0
Institutions: Can Development Wait that Long? [Panel 1]
Description: On March 2, 2017, Abt Associates hosted a forum — part of the Bold Thinkers Series — to engage international thought leaders in robust discussions on governance, transparency, accountability, and thinking and working politically. PANEL 1: Thinking and Working Politically: Yin and Yang Melissa Brown Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance Juan Pardinas Director, Mexican Institute for Competitiveness Charles Cadwell Director, Center on International Development and Governance, Urban Institute Moderator: Graham Teskey Principal Technical Lead, Governance, Abt Associates
  21 Mar 2017   51m30s 49 0
Institutions: Can Development Wait that Long?  [Keynote]
Description: On March 2, 2017, Abt Associates hosted a forum — part of the Bold Thinkers Series — to engage international thought leaders in robust discussions on governance, transparency, accountability, and thinking and working politically. KEYNOTE Michael Woolcock Lead Social Development Specialist, The World Bank
  21 Mar 2017   41m12s 29 0
Institutions: Can Development Wait that Long?
Description: On March 2, 2017, Abt Associates hosted a forum – part of the Bold Thinkers Series – to engage international thought leaders in robust discussions on governance, transparency, accountability, and thinking and working politically. WELCOME (0:00) Steve Pelliccia Division Vice President, International Economic Growth, Abt Associates KEYNOTE (3:01) Michael Woolcock Lead Social Development Specialist, The World Bank PANEL 1: Thinking and Working Politically: Yin and Yang (44:15) Melissa Brown Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance Juan Pardinas Director, Mexican Institute for Competitiveness Charles Cadwell Director, Center on International Development and Governance, Urban Institute Moderator: Graham Teskey Principal Technical Lead, Governance, Abt Associates PANEL 2: Effective Governance: Lessons in Transparency and Accountability (1:36:23) Ania Calderón Executive Director, Open Data Charter Mark Robinson Global Director, Governance at World Resources Institute Helene Grandvoinnet Lead Governance Specialist, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank Nathaniel Heller Managing Director, Results for Development Moderator: Tiernan Mennen Vice President, Governance, Abt Associates CLOSING REMARKS (2:37:00) Jay L. Knott Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer, Abt Associates
  21 Mar 2017   2h43m57s 0 76 0
Voices of Governance: Michele Laird
Description: Michele Laird is the Project Director of the USAID Mexico Economic Policy Program (MEPP), which focuses on improving the transparency and accountability of national and subnational government institutions in Mexico. Michele has over 27 years of experience in the US and international markets and leads USAID and multilateral development bank projects for Abt across Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia. Michele’s areas of expertise in governance include: • Accountability and transparency • Effectiveness and efficiency, including fair allocation of public funds • E-governance The Voices of Governance video series spotlights Abt’s governance experts and their multi-disciplinary experience working on development projects around the world. They share their perspectives on the current and future state of governance as well as Abt’s approach.
  16 Mar 2017   1m34s 0 18 0
Voices of Governance: Stephen Pelliccia
Description: Stephen Pelliccia leads Abt’s International Economic Growth Division—devoted to interdisciplinary projects in agriculture, climate change, trade and competitiveness, governance, and monitoring and evaluation in over 37 countries. With over 20 years in international development, Stephen is well-versed in designing and implementing USAID and other donor-funded programs across a wide array of technical areas. Stephen’s areas of expertise include: - Rule of law and human rights - Economic growth and reform - Natural resource management - Environmental policy reform The Voices of Governance video series spotlights Abt’s governance experts and their multi-disciplinary experience working on development projects around the world. They share their perspectives on the current and future state of governance as well as Abt’s approach.
  15 Mar 2017   1m12s 0 19 0