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September 11, 2019
Until last weekend, the World Cup was the only event that I could rely on seeing on every TV in every café in Tunis. But for three nights over this past weekend, soccer took a rare back seat to a whole different kind of competition: the... Read More
September 10, 2019
All eyes are on Tunisia as it prepares for a presidential election on September 15 — an election hastened by the untimely death of President Beji Kaid Essebsi, the founding father of Tunisia’s second republic. Despite disenchantment with Tunisia’s direction since the Arab Spring, the... Read More
September 09, 2019
The threat of “color revolutions” is a recurring theme in the Russian government security discourse and pro-Kremlin media. The term was first used to refer to a series of nonviolent protest movements starting in the 2000s that resulted in the overthrow of pro-Russian autocratic and oligarchic... Read More
September 05, 2019
En Argentina el 23 de noviembre de 2017 se sancionó la Ley 27.412, que aborda la Paridad de Género en Ámbitos de Representación Política en el país. La misma establece que las listas de candidatos/as al Congreso de la Nación (diputados/as y senadores/as) y al Parlamento del Mercosur deben ser... Read More
September 03, 2019
Bulganchimeg Bayasgalant, a Mongolian participant in the International Republican Institute’s (IRI) 2019 Generation Democracy Global Summit, argues that young changemakers must... Read More
August 22, 2019
Like much of the civil war-torn nation, decades of conflict have plagued Burma's southeastern Kayin State. Since Burma’s independence in 1948, persistent corruption and poverty have afflicted both areas of the region under the control of ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) and those controlled by... Read More
August 20, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa is an epicenter of the global migration crisis due to profound security, economic and environmental problems, which are made more severe by destabilizing democratic governance deficits.... Read More
August 16, 2019
As Tunisia prepares for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, IRI is supporting its local partners in their voter registration and civic education initiatives to reach women and other marginalized voters. Since the first post-revolution elections in 2011, voter turnout in Tunisia... Read More
August 15, 2019
Behind the headlines, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s frenetic first six months have witnessed several unprecedented developments in the country’s justice and security sector.  From Caracas to Córdoba, the past several months have been some of the more tumultuous in... Read More
August 13, 2019
Sunday, August 11, Guatemalans celebrated a peaceful runoff vote for their presidency, since no candidate won more than 50 percent on the first ballot June 16. The two survivors of that contest were former national prisons director Alejandro Giammettei and former first lady Sandra Torres. ... Read More

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