Recent Posts

April 08, 2015
On April 4, IRI conducted a clean-up initiative in Deir Alaa municipality with of 55 participants including Ann-Robin Anthony, WDN deputy director, Patricia Morgan, state representative of Rhode Island, IRI staff, Deir Alaa Empower Committee, Northen Shouna Empower Committee, All Jordan... Read More
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Kailey Waring

Graphic Designer
March 02, 2015
As part of IRI’s efforts to boost women’s participation in the political sphere, our Burma team hosted the first in a new series of Leadership Training School (LTS) seminars in Rangoon January 20-22.  Lead by Eva Ohrablova, a visiting expert from Slovakia, the training brought together... Read More
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Kailey Waring

Graphic Designer
February 06, 2015
Through support to local civil society organizations focusing on media and youth, IRI’s program in Bhutan helps to develop the skills of civil society actors to inform citizens about the working of government and to contribute to democratic expression.  IRI partner Bhutan Media Foundation (BMF... Read More
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Morgan Martinez

Deputy Director, External Affairs
January 27, 2015
Our Georgia team held a seminar for the youth wing of the Republican Party of Georgia on the topic of project writing and management. Participants were split into several small groups for practical writing exercises and listened to feedback from trainers. The seminar was lead by Nino... Read More
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Kailey Waring

Graphic Designer
January 21, 2015
Dr. Robert Lloyd from our Nigeria pre-election assessment mission team examines a Permanent Voter Card reader being operated by staff from the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission. The card readers are used to verify the identity of voters and will be deployed at polling stations for... Read More
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Morgan Martinez

Deputy Director, External Affairs
November 21, 2014
On this one year anniversary of the Maidan protests, IRI remembers the sacrifice of the Ukrainian people.  This Ukrainian flag on a building off the Maidan says One Country in Russian & Ukrainian. Read More
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Lisa Gates

Director of Communications
September 25, 2014
Bhutanese youth speak to IRI about political party structure in Bhutan. IRI works with political parties, members of the media and women so that they can engage more actively in Bhutan’s new democracy.  Read More
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Morgan Martinez

Deputy Director, External Affairs
July 28, 2014
South Sudanese university students interview refugees in Uganda as part of an IRI survey research project. This beautiful photo was taken by Stephanie Shackelford, Program Officer for the Africa division.
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Morgan Martinez

Deputy Director, External Affairs
July 21, 2014
Our featured photo comes from Alexander Nisetich, who is currently a long term observer for voter registration in Tunisia.  Read More
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Morgan Martinez

Deputy Director, External Affairs