Over the past six months, Legatum has been on the sharp end of a coordinated campaign to discredit our business and the Legatum Institute’s work on global trade. In amongst all the smears, half-truths and fantastical mischaracterisations of us, our partners and our team, a resolute fight-back has been underway. Wherever we can take action, we have – and we will continue to pursue every regulatory and legal option available, to ensure that the public record is set straight.
  • Donors increasingly believe in pooling resources to create a bigger impact

    "Were bringing donors together, but were also insisting that our partners on the ground collaborate" - Nick Grono, the CEO of the Freedom Fund, discusses their model of collaborative philanthropy in this Financial Times article on pooled
  • This is a response to the profile piece published in the 21st February edition of Private Eye, titled The Art of Politics Man in the Eye Special Ehud Sheleg, written in collaboration with Finance Uncovered and the Times of Israel. The article
  • Legatum Center Fellow helps Myanmar's entry-level workers

    Conor Smith, a 2018 Fellow at the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship has launched a new start up called New Day, or Neh Thit in Burmese, to help entry to mid-level workers in urban Myanmar improve their chances of employment. New
  • Top 10 Healthiest Countries In The World

    The Legatum Institute ranked the healthiest countries in the latest Legatum Prosperity Index, based on a variety of factors including life expectancy, vaccination rates, obesity, the perception of health problems, mental health, level of disease,
  • Ellen Agler releases a new book about the movement to end Neglected Tropical Diseases

    We are so pleased to announce the release of Ellen Agler's new book, which tells the moving stories of those struggling with Neglected Tropical Diseases and the life-saving work that can beand has beendone to combat these diseases. Ellen is the
  • Accelerating Learning in Africa: The Expansion and Adaptations of Second Chance

    With global efforts to increase access stalling, UNESCO and the Global Monitoring Report conclude: Targeted interventions are needed to reach the most marginalised children, such as the millions obliged to work, the girls forced to stay home and
  • Ellen Agler: The fight against tropical diseases that blight the poor

    Ellen Agler, the CEO of the END Fund, is releasing a book in 2019 titled 'Under the Big Tree: Extraordinary Stories from the Movement to End Neglected Tropical Diseases', which aims to tell some of the human stories of Neglected Tropical Diseases,
  • The Legatum Center joined Zambezi entrepreneurs with MIT faculty, students, and stakeholders for a leadership forum around African prosperity. In November, 17 leading entrepreneurs from Africa visited Cambridge for the MIT Legatum Leadership Forum
  • The 2018 Legatum Prosperity Index is here

    As a proud supporter, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Legatum Institute's 2018 Prosperity Index, which offers a unique insight into how prosperity is forming and changing across the world. This year the global findings reveal good news
  • On the 25th November 2017, the New European ran an article headlined "Who is hacking Brexit? And why we need our own Robert Mueller inquiry" and wrongly stated that Christopher Chandler had "helped to lead a boardroom coup to emplace Alexey Miller,