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April 23, 2021
Born in the aftermath of World War II and at the dawn of the Cold War, NATO is looking to a future challenged and enhanced by new alliances, threats, and conflicts in the air, via pixels, and in outer space. NATO faces challenges in and on “land, air, sea, cyberspace and outer space,” said NATO... Read More
April 23, 2021
As Albanians head to the polls this Sunday, voters face a choice between the ruling Socialist Party (PS) and an opposition coalition comprised of the Democratic Party (PD) and Socialist Movement for Integration Party (LSI). PS is seeking a third term after eight years in power marked by sharp... Read More
April 22, 2021
April 22nd marks the world’s 51st Earth Day – reminding us of the importance of good resource governance across the globe. Since the first Earth Day, biodiversity degradation, climate change and the wildlife trade – perceived to be a cause... Read More
April 13, 2021
Last fall, Armenia’s government faced twin crises. In addition to managing COVID-19, Armenia also found itself in a war with Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. With both these calamities came a surge in disinformation that jeopardized the country’s democratic advancements... Read More
April 12, 2021
Sin contar con la insfraestructura necesaria para cumplir las pautas de salud pública y proporcionar los servicios necesarios, los gobiernos no pueden satisfacer las necesidades de los ciudadanos. Siguiendo los ejemplos de los países que poseen unas competencias digitales firmes, incluyendo Estonia... Read More
April 12, 2021
Without the infrastructure to comply with public health guidelines and provide needed services, governments fail to meet the needs of citizens. By following the example of countries with strong digital capabilities, including Estonia, the International Republican Institute (IRI) has ramped up its... Read More
April 09, 2021
On April 11, Ecuadorians will take to the polls for the second round of presidential elections that – like so many others over the past year – face a unique set of pandemic-related challenges. In this blog, Nueva Democracia (New Democracy) Director Jaime Mendoza highlights the commitment of young... Read More
April 07, 2021
On World Health Day, the International Republican Institute (IRI) is shining a light on its partners across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) who have been key to managing COVID-19’s fallout. Since the pandemic’s onset, IRI’s support of local, national and civic stakeholders throughout the... Read More
April 06, 2021
Following months of political crisis and scandals, Peruvians will elect a new President, two Vice-Presidents, 130 members of Congress and five representatives to the regional Andean Parliament on April 11. On November 10, Peru’s Congress voted to impeach President Martín Vizcarra on charges of... Read More
April 01, 2021
Even in established democracies, the protection of human rights requires constant attention. In North Macedonia, where political institutions have at times failed to secure individual liberties, the government must keep a particularly close watch over its human rights record. To support in this... Read More