Insufficient global political development

(Ref. 705)
Problem Components
Policy issue area: World
Policy issue: Society
Description: Insufficient development of political institutions of many countries.
Symptoms: Declining economies; multiplying of social problems; political unrest; one-third of world population live under repressive governments.
Causes: Elitist, non-representative, entrenched governments in many countries; suppression of human rights.
Cost of problem: -
Solution Components
Resources: Governments of industrialized countries; universities and research institutes; world organizations.
Goal: Secure the extension of human rights and democracy throughout the world.
Program area: World social development
Program-remedy: 1. Require the liberalization and democratization of political institutions in exchange for development assistance
2. Continue pressure on countries that violate basic human rights principles
3. Economic development aid, to secure prosperity as foundation of democratic institutions.
Program-prevent: Fostering of democratic political institutions, as part of the U.S. Grand Moral Strategy.
Cost of program: -
Beneficiaries: Populations of Third World countries.

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