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August 2017

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August 29, 2017
Uganda is increasingly closing the space for civil society and has historically marginalized youth from political participation. Its current president has been in power for over 30 years and is currently attempting to amend the constitution so he can run again in the next election. Within this... Read More
August 29, 2017
Lev Biriuk is a well-known and respected person in Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine. Lev started his political career back in 1989. Since that time, Lev has been a Member of Parliament three times, was elected to the Khmelnytskyi oblast (regional) council, and was elected three times as a councilmember of the... Read More
August 25, 2017
Цього тижня Україна відсвяткувала свій 26 рік незалежності від Радянського Cоюзу після століть іноземного панування. У значній кількості міжнародних дискусій та звітів щодо України йдеться про багато викликів, які стоять перед країною, включаючи економічні труднощі, повільне впровадження програми... Read More
August 25, 2017
Today Ukraine celebrates its 26th year of independence from the Soviet Union after enduring centuries of foreign rule. A great deal of international discussion and reporting on Ukraine has centered on the many challenges the country faces, including the struggling economy, a stalled reform agenda... Read More
August 23, 2017
Like every young person in Tunisia, I have always been taught that it is good to take initiative, within limits. Young people in Tunisia are told that the country’s future belongs to them, but that they have to wait to have a say in that future. Because these contradictory messages have been... Read More
August 16, 2017
Everyone loves an underdog story, so here’s one for you: You’ve likely never heard of it, but there’s a nation called Timor-Leste not far from Australia that has beautiful undeveloped beaches, yet few roads to access them. World-class scuba diving, yet virtually non-existent tourism. Coffee crops... Read More
August 16, 2017
Meet Sally Ncube, a member of the Zimbabwe Women’s Democracy Chapter. Sally has taken on the challenge to create a space for women to engage, reflect, learn, network, interface and explore opportunities at the political table. Since 2013, Sally Ncube has partnered with WDN through her organization... Read More
August 14, 2017
Across Moldova, corruption is seen as a very big issue. According to recent IRI polling data, 62% of Moldovans feel that their country is on the wrong track—a sentiment that fuels... Read More
August 12, 2017
Although Panama is a country with a strong economy, economic growth is not evenly distributed, nor does it generate enough jobs for those entering the work force. Since 1999, the rate of youth unemployment has declined from 30 to 14 percent, but it is still triple the overall unemployment rate.... Read More
August 12, 2017
As we mark and celebrate International Youth Day, young Jordanians are increasingly stepping into the spotlight of the country’s democratic landscape. The increased engagement in the political discourse is a welcomed development considering 70 percent of the kingdom’s population is under the age... Read More

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