What is the state of democracy around the world in 2013? What role can diplomats play in strengthening democracy? This week on Inside the Issues, former Canadian Ambassador Jeremy Kinsman draws from the new book, A Diplomat's Handbook for Democracy Development Support, in discussing diplomacy, democracy and civil society networks. Noting that a diplomat's investment is, ultimately, in the people, Kinsman explores the shift from institutional process as a means to democracy development, to a focus on the influence and agency of people within the state. 
Join co-hosts David Welch, CIGI Chair of Global Security and Dr. Andrew Thompson for the fourth season of Inside the Issues — a weekly podcast series — as they share timely and candid discussions with global governance experts on issues related to the core areas of CIGI expertise: Global Economy, Global Security & Politics and International Law.
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