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Solution for Repairing Failed States

The Challenge

In a number of territories primarily situated in the poorer parts of the world, the state no longer performs its basic security and development functions. Beyond causing hardship for their own citiz ...

In a number of territories primarily situated in the poorer parts of the world, the state no longer performs its basic security and development functions. Beyond causing hardship for their own citizens, failed states provide breeding grounds of organized crime and terrorism.

Demand excellence in execution of promised reforms.

Respect for sovereignty without performance is an illusion. The international community shows an amazing degree of tolerance towards poorly performing governments of failed states. Whereas countries aspiring to join the European Union have to undergo challenging legal, economic, and political transformation, failed states continue to receive support even in the light of lackluster performance.

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    Transform aid delivery by establishing trust funds co-managed by the state and donors, developing sector-wide approaches where donors pool funds, and giving management of sector programs to the local government.

    Transform aid delivery by establishing trust funds co-managed by the state and donors, developing sector-wide approaches where donors pool funds, and giving management of sector programs to the local ...

    Transform aid delivery by establishing trust funds co-managed by the state and donors, developing sector-wide approaches where donors pool funds, and giving management of sector programs to the local government.

    Polity, Academia, Business, Civil Society
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    Target donor assistance and support at promoting economic production, especially in agriculture.

    Target donor assistance and support at promoting economic production, especially in agriculture.

    Target donor assistance and support at promoting economic production, especially in agriculture.

    Polity, Academia, Business, Civil Society
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    Invest into research on the local socio-political context and unify donor assistance to leverage local capacities and social relationships to promote state-building.

    Invest into research on the local socio-political context and unify donor assistance to leverage local capacities and social relationships to promote state-building.

    Invest into research on the local socio-political context and unify donor assistance to leverage local capacities and social relationships to promote state-building.

    Polity, Academia, Business, Civil Society