How democracy can offer the 'best system' to achieve development

Fortifying democracy is vital to sustainable development, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme tells Devex. In our exclusive interview, the former Belgian prime minister discusses how the Asia-Pacific's diverse democracies can work toward achieving the SDGs.

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  • Lean Alfred Santos

    Lean Alfred Santos is a former Devex development reporter focusing on the development community in Asia-Pacific, including major players such as the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He previously covered Philippine and international business and economic news, sports and politics.