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Reimagining Government for Good

Join us at the launch of the #FutureOfGovernment report to learn more about how governments and other stakeholders can create a government of the future.

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Civil Registries— The key to securing jobs and livelihoods or a lever for limiting civil liberties?

This outcome conversation will discuss three critical lists that governments need to maintain to achieve progress. Join us for the discussion on January 19, at 8:00 am EDT.

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How will governments prepare for future crisis?

The final Future of Government Disruptive Debate discussed how governments can prepare for future crisis. Our panel addressed questions like: What lessons are there from past crises to help guide future preparedness efforts? How can governments increase their resilience and improve their responses to crises?

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How will citizens' trust in government be affected?

The fifth Future of Government Disruptive Debate tackled the issue of citizens’ trust in government. Our panel addressed questions such as: Why is trust important for poverty reduction and shared prosperity? What has been the role of information, data and social media, particularly during COVID-19?

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How will Governments be more productive?

The fourth Future of Government Disruptive Debate addressed the question of government productivity. Is there anything to learn from behaving more like the private sector, or should governments focus on public sector excellence? Is digital transformation going to improve productivity and transform how governments operate?

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How Governments Deliver in a post-COVID World?

In the third Future of Government Disruptive Debate, global leaders and thinkers offered contrasting views and ideas on how governments might seize the opportunity from crisis to achieve greener, more resilient, and inclusive development outcomes.

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How Will the Role of Government Change in a Post-COVID World?

The second Future of Government Disruptive Debate offered insights to understand and choose the right path forward in the midst of looming crises such as climate change, economic recovery, and unforeseen events.

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What will be the demands on and future objectives of government?

Introducing the Future of Government Disruptive Debates series, this first event examined potential demands on and future objectives of government

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Future of Government Disruptive Debates

These debates will provide global leaders and thinkers a platform to share their views and ideas on how governments might seize the opportunity from crisis towards greener, resilient, and more inclusive outcomes.

Future of Government: Reimagining Government for Good
Future of Government Jun 23, 2022

Reimagining Government for Good

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to deliver climate change commitments, and the rise in conflicts have amplified the need for a more effective government from the central to the local level. The Future of Government report and supporting website is a guide for governments and non-governmental actors to reimagine the role of the State in formulating policy, providing regulation, and delivering services for development outcomes. The report includes a call to action for those working in government and those seeking to influence government for the better, to start building coalitions for change, now.

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What will be the demands on and future objectives of government?
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Question #2

How will the role of government change in a post-COVID world?
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Question #3

How will governments deliver in a post-COVID19 world?
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Question #4

How will government be more productive?
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Question #5

How will citizens' trust in government be affected?
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How can governments prepare for future crisis?
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What Will Be the Demands on and Future Objectives of Government?

See and hear our fantastic line-up of speakers said about the future of Government on our first debate that addressed the question: What Will be the Demands on and Future Objectives of Government? Hear the views of Edward Olowo-Okere, Global Director, Governance Global Practice at the World Bank, Ranjitsinh Disale, 2020 Global Teacher Prize Winner; Molly Morgan Jones, Director of Policy, The British Academy; and Francis Fukuyama, Professor at Stanford University.
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How Will the Role of Government Change in a Post-COVID World

As humanity moves forward after the pandemic, we have other crises looming ahead; climate change, economic recovery, & unforeseen events. This disruptive debate tackled the question: how will the role of government change in a post-COVID world?
What will you demand for the Future of Government?
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We Asked, People Answered

What will you demand for the #FutureOfGovernment? We asked, and people answered. Join the conversation by clicking on our Twitter poll and drop us a comment.
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Lara Saade
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