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July 26, 2019
Amr Sufian is a 25-year-old civil society activist based in Tripoli. Like many of his peers, Sufian is disappointed that the February 17 Revolution, which took place in Libya in 2011 in the wake of the Arab Spring, did not lead to a successful political transition. After the fall of Libyan... Read More
July 24, 2019
Murals have had an important role in telling the history of Mexico. Created by world-renowned artists such as Diego Rivera, Diego Alfaro Siqueiros and José Clemente Orozco, the murals that grace Mexico’s majestic venues and museums document the country’s triumphant victories and bitter defeats, as... Read More
July 18, 2019
The robust and peaceful participation of parties in the 2015 general elections and the 2017 and 2018 by-elections is one of the most important achievements in Burma’s democratic transition. As the 2020 general elections in Burma approach, the country continues to take steps towards a more... Read More
July 17, 2019
The relationship between the Baltic states and Russia has always been complicated. No sitting Russian president has ever made an official state visit to Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania, and meetings between their heads of state are rare. After Russian aggression in Georgia in 2008, many governmental... Read More
July 16, 2019
Despite isolated local victories implementing anti-corruption efforts, corruption in Tunisia continues to be perceived as a top citizen concern. As of February 2019, respondents of the latest IRI poll... Read More
July 12, 2019
This is the second of three articles on how IRI’s Beacon Project combats disinformation in Europe. The first article on coalition building can be found here. Disinformation is most effective when it... Read More
July 10, 2019
Forty years of corrupt, ineffective centralized authority under the regime of Muammar Qaddafi, and a failed transition in the aftermath of the 2011 revolution have left Libya marred by instability and conflict.  The most recent outbreak of civil war following the Libyan National... Read More
July 09, 2019
Boarding my plane after two years of service in post-war Democratic Republic of Congo, I thought that working in Colombia’s peacebuilding would be easy. This turned out to be naive. Almost three years after the signing of a peace... Read More
July 08, 2019
Last summer, during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, protests erupted throughout Jordan in response to proposed income tax increases and other austerity measures. The protesters countered that the measures would disproportionately impact poor and middle-class residents. The protests spread and... Read More
July 03, 2019
As Libya’s latest civil war enters its third month, women throughout the country are claiming their seats in local government and making their voices heard. IRI is working to support these women along the way. While women constitute half of Libya’s population, they... Read More

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