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July 29, 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.... Read More
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July 27, 2021
On July 7, the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse shocked a nation and the world. This tragic event has added another layer of political challenges to existing simultaneous crises (insecurity, economic, food, and health, among others). Despite this, Haitians continue to show... Read More
July 16, 2021
The Philippines is scheduled to hold its next general election on May 9, 2022. While there are concerns that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may disrupt the election itself, restrictions imposed in response to the pandemic are already threatening the election’s integrity by obstructing the voter... Read More
July 13, 2021
Generally, when we hear “youth and politics,” the issue areas that come to mind are more or less the same around the world: unemployment and education. Turkey, a country with a median age of 31.5, the youngest in Europe, and roughly 13 million citizens between the ages of 15 and 24, is no exception... Read More
July 08, 2021
Although nightlife, hugging, and even seeing grandparents dried up during pandemic lockdowns, democracy, of course, never went away. Though for a political system defined as “control of an organization or group by the majority of its members,” getting those members together to deliberate and... Read More
July 08, 2021
Pride month often seems like a joyous celebration in the big cities of the world, but it is also an important time for people everywhere, from the smallest village in Nigeria to a sleepy bar in Mexico to northern Sri Lanka, where Angel Queentus lives and works. For the first time ever this year,... Read More
July 07, 2021
A decade after the revolution, Tunisian youth are once again turning to the streets to demand solutions after losing faith in political actors’ capability to address the current economic crisis. Early this year, a wave of demonstrations erupted in marginalized regions across Tunisia and in front... Read More
July 06, 2021
Women, youth, and people with disabilities-- or PWD-- have little representation in Nigeria’s government, even though they make up a significant portion of the country’s electorate– around 70 percent of Nigerians are younger than 25 and,... Read More
July 01, 2021
Despite the persistent conflict in Cameroon, women peacemakers persevere. Violence erupted in 2016 in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon and continues to impact the daily lives of Cameroonians today. The conflict disproportionately impacts women and girls who are increasingly afraid of becoming... Read More
June 30, 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... Read More
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