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September 07, 2021
The Republic of Kosovo lies in the center of the Balkan peninsula. This small country is about the size of Delaware, but don’t let the country’s size speak to its citizens’ aspirations. Kosovo is also one of the youngest countries in the world as its independence was self-declared only in 2008.... Read More
September 03, 2021
With Iraq’s next parliamentary elections scheduled for October 10, this five-part series highlights the critical voter education and mobilization work that IRI’s partners throughout the country are undertaking. Against a flood of misinformation about Iraq’s electoral system and how ballots are cast... Read More
August 31, 2021
The House Democracy Partnership (HDP) is a bipartisan commission of the U.S. House of Representatives that works directly with 22 partner parliaments around the world to support the development of effective, independent, and responsive legislatures. HDP is... Read More
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August 24, 2021
Aired: 08/20/2021 On this episode of the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening’s Democracy! The Podcast, participants discuss the elections in Ethiopia and the Balkans amid the global health crisis. Additionally... Read More
August 19, 2021
On August 18, IRI Regional Director for Eurasia Steve Nix joined Al Jazeera to discuss the current dispute between Belarus and Lithuania over the ongoing border crisis. Lithuania has previously led the fight against the Lukashenko regime, according to Nix, and is now the temporary home of... Read More
August 18, 2021
Women have a crucial role to play in cultivating peace and countering violence in their communities. There is growing research and recognition of the impact women have on building sustainable peace. This research shows peace agreements that involve the participation of... Read More
August 17, 2021
Aired: 08/13/2021 On this episode of the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening’s Democracy! The Podcast, guests explain the threat of malign influence and disinformation in a world of... Read More
August 17, 2021
On November 28, 2021, Hondurans will head to the polls to elect their next president, 128 deputies to the National Congress, 20 deputies to the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN), and 298 mayors. As the country prepares to hold general elections amid the challenges of a global pandemic,... Read More
August 13, 2021
Mongolia’s persons with disabilities (PWD) community remains one of the most marginalized in the country, with few opportunities for meaningful civic participation—an issue that historically received low levels of attention from both the public and policymakers.... Read More
August 13, 2021
As countries work to rebuild their economies after the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic, the inclusion of women proves more important than ever. Women’s economic empowerment (WEE) is necessary for the advancement of the MENA region’s economy. According to the ... Read More