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October 30, 2019
Diana Endeladze was a young girl when the dramatic events of the 2003 Rose Revolution transformed Georgia. Today, as a nonprofit leader, she is helping to connect Georgian youth with education and cultural exchange opportunities abroad. This is the first in a series of profiling members of the... Read More
October 17, 2019
Nonpartisan research is a valuable resource for legislators in democracies. But in many young democracies, like Timor-Leste, parliamentary research organizations are nascent and face significant obstacles in being accepted as nonpartisan. The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the U.S.... Read More
October 16, 2019
The Chinese technology giant Huawei is blacklisted in the United States due to national security concerns. However, the company is one of the most powerful information and telecommunications technology players in Africa. As Huawei’s influence in Africa continues to grow, so do concerns about... Read More
October 11, 2019
October presidential elections in Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay could upend not just domestic but regional politics.   This month, Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay will hold presidential elections. On October 20, Bolivia’s longtime socialist president... Read More
October 10, 2019
Two outsiders emerged as front runners in the first round of Tunisia’s presidential race on September 15th in a rebuke of the political establishment. These candidates, a little-known professor and a populist media magnate, capitalized on exasperation with elite-driven politics and deteriorating... Read More
October 04, 2019
With Russia’s ongoing use of hybrid warfare to undermine its neighbors, what steps can states take to counter disinformation and protect democracy? The International Republican Institute’s (IRI) >versus< media monitoring tool supports these states in the battle against Russian propaganda.... Read More
October 04, 2019
As recently as 2015, optimism about efforts to counter corruption in Central America’s Northern Triangle was high. Today, only El Salvador is still making progress. International assistance will remain important to making headway in countering the regional threat of corruption.   Corruption... Read More
October 02, 2019
From Argentina to Mexico, political campaigns are battling cyberattacks in Latin America. This year, the International Republican Institute (IRI) continues its partnership with digital democracy pioneers to help political campaigns combat cybersecurity threats in Latin America and beyond. ... Read More
September 27, 2019
Two first-time candidates made it to the run-off in the first round of the Tunisian presidential election.... Read More
September 27, 2019
Two first-time candidates made it to the run-off in the first round of the Tunisian presidential election.... Read More

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