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March 2018

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March 19, 2018
Last month, IRI’s Center for Insights in Survey Research (CISR) released a new Kyrgyzstan poll based on interviews conducted in the... Read More
March 16, 2018
March 4, 2018, the Salvadoran public went to the polls to select national assembly deputies, mayors and municipal councils. These elections were historic for a number of... Read More
March 15, 2018
Young people are often excluded or overlooked as political candidates. Politics is typically regarded as a space for politically experienced men. Young people are systematically marginalized because of their age and perceived lack of experience. In Indonesia, 65 million people of the current... Read More
March 13, 2018
In late January a winter storm swept hundreds of tons of trash onto resort beaches north of Beirut, covering the once picturesque shore in a sea of sodden plastic and debris.... Read More
March 12, 2018
“Rest assured that America’s investment in Kosovo has not gone in vain. Kosovo is today, free…with a parliament elected by fair and democratic elections” - Hon. Kadri Veseli, Chairman of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo Just a few weeks ago, hundreds of thousands of Kosovars gathered in the... Read More
March 09, 2018
What do a Puerto Rican model, an Italian model, and a Canadian fitness coach have in common? All of their identities have been used by the Cuban government to create fake social media accounts... Read More
March 07, 2018
As many of us know all too well, violent extremism knows no bounds. A Christmas market in Berlin, a Bastille Day parade in Nice and a pop concert in Manchester all were unexpected settings for some of the deadliest terrorist attacks in Western Europe these past two years. Now, with the breakup of... Read More
March 06, 2018
Why do women matter to the global economy? The Women’s Democracy Network (WDN) answers this question throughout the 2018 International Women’s Day Conference. This week, Women’s Democracy Network is hosting its annual International Women’s Day Conference in... Read More
March 05, 2018
In honor of International Women's Day, the Women's Democracy Network (WDN) will feature four of our members from around the world. Each woman comes from a different background and has a different story, but they embody many of same qualities; determination, passion... Read More
March 04, 2018
IRI’s Central America team is in El Salvador this weekend for an election assessment of the March 4, 2018 municipal and legislative elections. What is our objective, why does it matter, and what have we observed? What is our objective? Our goal is to assess the use of democratic norms in El... Read More