New Zealand’s Dominion Post has just published my oped, “Transparency is vital in these times.” The oped is based on my address to the Tenth World Conference of the International Ombudsman Institute in Wellington NZ last week. Read the article.
I spoke on the opening panel of the Tenth World Conference of the International Ombudsman Institute in Wellington, New Zealand on November 14, 2012. The topic was Transparency in Troubled Times. Read a media release about the talk. Photo: fellow panelist Helen Clark, UNDP administrator, and Dame Beverley Wakem, Chief Ombudsman of New Zealand and IOI President.
The Office of Canada’s Information Commissioner has just posted a paper I wrote for them about reform of Canada’s Access to Information Act. Read the paper.
I’ve just published an article on Bloomberg’s Echoes blog about Warren Harding’s search for ‘normalcy’ after the election of 1920. Read the article.
The November newsletter for Governance is now available. Read it here.
The October newsletter for Governance is now available. Read the newsletter. In the current issue, Lan Xue cautions against simplistic assessments about the future of the global order, and says that established powers may encourage instability if they see the rise of other nations “as a threat to their hegemony.” But sound policy can produce a “new global governance system that is stable and effective.” Professor Xue is Dean of Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management.
Today’s Law and Public Policy class featured two speakers on the Mass state government’s policy agenda for the coming year: Rosemary Powers, Senior Director of Government Affairs in the office of Governor Deval Patrick, and Michael Morris, Principal at Beacon Strategies Group. The conversation was hosted by Greg Massing, Executive Director of the Rappaport Center. Photo, left to right: Powers, Morris, Massing.