The fifth Future of Government Disruptive Debate will tackle the issue of citizens’ trust in government. The Disruptive Debate series aims is to bring together a diverse group of high-profile practitioners, renowned experts and thought leaders to generate new knowledge and perspectives.
The issue of trust has been a frequent theme arising during the Disruptive Debate series. Our panel addressed questions such as: Why is trust important for poverty reduction and shared prosperity? What is the relationship between inequality and trust? What can governments do to increase, or re-build, trust? How can citizens influence and hold governments to account? What has been the role of information, data and social media, particularly during COVID-19?