Emerging Leaders

Without inclusive governance, democratic principles are only half-realized. The World Movement connects emerging leaders with opportunities to strengthen their ability to develop policies and build effective cross-sector partnerships to make democracy deliver.

In particular, the World Movement helps build constructive relationships between civil society leaders, political leaders, and business leaders.




Recent Activities

Raising Women’s Representation in Government, Business, & Civil Society in The Gambia

Future In Our Hands, with support from the World Movement and CIPE, held the “Women Deliver Forum” in The Gambia to discuss how these three sectors of society can work together to bring women into positions of authority.

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Strengthening the Voice of Business to Support Democratic Governance

The World Movement for Democracy, Center for International Private Enterprise, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Africa Business Center jointly launched an initiative to enhance private sector, civil society, and government collaboration.

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Nigerian Youth Celebrate the Passage of "Not Too Young to Run" Bill

Passage of the “Not Too Young to Run” bill in July 2017 comes after a yearlong campaign organized by Nigerian youth, including the civil society organization Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA).

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News & Alerts

January 15, 2019

The Business Case for Civil Society

Why should companies care about the increasing oppression of civil society? In a new report, Rights CoLab and DLA Piper explore reasons why companies should advocate on behalf of civil society organizations (CSOs) in the face of shrinking civic space and the repression of individual freedoms. Foremost, it notes, “a growing body of research has […]

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February 1, 2018

African Civil Society, Business, and Government Launch Joint Initiative 

This month, the World Movement for Democracy, Center for International Private Enterprise, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Africa Business Center launched “Strengthening the Voice of Business to Support Democratic Governance,” a joint initiative to enhance collaborations among the private sector, civil society, and government.  At the eponymous event held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on January 16-17, 2018, nearly […]

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