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The Road to Stronger Democracies: Lessons from Dr. Manjurul Kabir.

October 30, 2023 Jason Birkevold Liem Season 4 Episode 18
The Road to Stronger Democracies: Lessons from Dr. Manjurul Kabir.
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It's an Inside Job
The Road to Stronger Democracies: Lessons from Dr. Manjurul Kabir.
Oct 30, 2023 Season 4 Episode 18
Jason Birkevold Liem

Get ready for an enlightening episode with Dr. Manjurul Kabir, a political science expert and Senior Advisor at UN Women. We delve into his latest book on development aid in stable democracies, exploring global challenges and the importance of politics, human rights, and democracy.

We discuss the role of nation-states in resilience, AI challenges, and the need for inclusive participation.

Dr. Kabir emphasizes democracy's political nature and the need for more than training to uphold it. Imperfections and inclusivity in democracy are examined, stressing the importance of human rights, equality, and accessibility.

Different nation-building journeys are discussed, along with interconnected crises like conflict, recession, climate change, and human rights pushbacks. We explore nuanced, inclusive democracy and unique population challenges.

In conclusion, our episode shines a light on the flaws and challenges of democracies, advocating for targeted interventions to ensure equal access to resources and services for all. Together, we envision a brighter future where stronger democracies stand as symbols of justice and opportunity. Don't miss this enlightening conversation!


Chapters

0:00:09 Introduction to It's an Inside Job podcast
0:00:46 Introducing Dr. Manjul Kabir: A Lifetime of Global Engagement
0:03:15 Introducing the guest's background as a political scientist and lawyer
0:07:18 COVID-19 as a governance and participation issue
0:16:19 Struggling to meet basic needs: Resilience and global governance
0:20:54 Challenges of Criminality and Lack of Stability Worldwide
0:28:50 Rethinking international support and intervention in conflicts
0:33:12 The Importance of Participation and Inclusiveness in Democracies
0:35:42 Embracing the Imperfections of Democracy for Inclusive Governance
0:39:32 Making Democracy Inclusive and Accessible to All
0:47:47 Scandinavian and Nordic countries' Role in Inclusion and Democracy
0:50:18 Gender Impacts of Intersecting Crises
0:55:29 Intersectional Approach for Effective Programming
0:59:33 Complexities of Migration and Integration Challenges
1:03:23 Immediate Backlash and Misinformation on Social Media
1:07:04 Gradual Improvement in Response to Global Challenges
1:10:17 Advancements in Equality Legislation and Policy Priorities
1:12:50 Embracing Complexity and Intersectionality in Policy Making
1:17:07 Flaws in Democracies: Lack of Inclusivity and Intersectionality

Dr Kabir's contact info:
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mkabir09/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mkabir2019
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mkabir2011
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mkabir2030/
Website:  https://abulhasnatmonjurulkabir.academia.edu/
Book:  Development Aid in Stable Democracies and Fragile States

Dr Kabir's Bio:
Dr. A.H. Monjurul Kabir is a political scientist and expert in human rights, rule of law, gender, and intersectionality. He currently serves as the Senior Adviser and Gl

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Get ready for an enlightening episode with Dr. Manjurul Kabir, a political science expert and Senior Advisor at UN Women. We delve into his latest book on development aid in stable democracies, exploring global challenges and the importance of politics, human rights, and democracy.

We discuss the role of nation-states in resilience, AI challenges, and the need for inclusive participation.

Dr. Kabir emphasizes democracy's political nature and the need for more than training to uphold it. Imperfections and inclusivity in democracy are examined, stressing the importance of human rights, equality, and accessibility.

Different nation-building journeys are discussed, along with interconnected crises like conflict, recession, climate change, and human rights pushbacks. We explore nuanced, inclusive democracy and unique population challenges.

In conclusion, our episode shines a light on the flaws and challenges of democracies, advocating for targeted interventions to ensure equal access to resources and services for all. Together, we envision a brighter future where stronger democracies stand as symbols of justice and opportunity. Don't miss this enlightening conversation!


Chapters

0:00:09 Introduction to It's an Inside Job podcast
0:00:46 Introducing Dr. Manjul Kabir: A Lifetime of Global Engagement
0:03:15 Introducing the guest's background as a political scientist and lawyer
0:07:18 COVID-19 as a governance and participation issue
0:16:19 Struggling to meet basic needs: Resilience and global governance
0:20:54 Challenges of Criminality and Lack of Stability Worldwide
0:28:50 Rethinking international support and intervention in conflicts
0:33:12 The Importance of Participation and Inclusiveness in Democracies
0:35:42 Embracing the Imperfections of Democracy for Inclusive Governance
0:39:32 Making Democracy Inclusive and Accessible to All
0:47:47 Scandinavian and Nordic countries' Role in Inclusion and Democracy
0:50:18 Gender Impacts of Intersecting Crises
0:55:29 Intersectional Approach for Effective Programming
0:59:33 Complexities of Migration and Integration Challenges
1:03:23 Immediate Backlash and Misinformation on Social Media
1:07:04 Gradual Improvement in Response to Global Challenges
1:10:17 Advancements in Equality Legislation and Policy Priorities
1:12:50 Embracing Complexity and Intersectionality in Policy Making
1:17:07 Flaws in Democracies: Lack of Inclusivity and Intersectionality

Dr Kabir's contact info:
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mkabir09/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mkabir2019
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mkabir2011
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mkabir2030/
Website:  https://abulhasnatmonjurulkabir.academia.edu/
Book:  Development Aid in Stable Democracies and Fragile States

Dr Kabir's Bio:
Dr. A.H. Monjurul Kabir is a political scientist and expert in human rights, rule of law, gender, and intersectionality. He currently serves as the Senior Adviser and Gl

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Introduction to It's an Inside Job podcast
Introducing Dr. Manjul Kabir: A Lifetime of Global Engagement
Introducing the guest's background as a political scientist and lawyer
COVID-19 as a governance and participation issue
Struggling to meet basic needs: Resilience and global governance
Challenges of Criminality and Lack of Stability Worldwide
Rethinking international support and intervention in conflicts
The Importance of Participation and Inclusiveness in Democracies
Embracing the Imperfections of Democracy for Inclusive Governance
Making Democracy Inclusive and Accessible to All
Scandinavian and Nordic countries' Role in Inclusion and Democracy
Gender Impacts of Intersecting Crises
Intersectional Approach for Effective Programming
Complexities of Migration and Integration Challenges
Immediate Backlash and Misinformation on Social Media
Gradual Improvement in Response to Global Challenges
Advancements in Equality Legislation and Policy Priorities
Embracing Complexity and Intersectionality in Policy Making
Flaws in Democracies: Lack of Inclusivity and Intersectionality