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March 06, 2019
If you had asked me a few years ago about my future in politics, I would have told you I had no such future. In my mind, politics was the business of other people. I considered myself apolitical. Fast forward a few years, now I see that there is no such thing as an apolitical person. Today, at 25... Read More
November 29, 2018
The Philippines is Southeast Asia's oldest democracy and has recently emerged as one of the fastest-advancing economies in the region. With historic ties that date back to the 19th century, the country is an important development, trade and security partner with the U.S. However, good economics... Read More
October 30, 2018
The #NoALaReelection (#NoToReElection) campaign began spontaneously as a reaction to corruption in Panama in March 2017, with a recent surge in August 2018. This campaign has allowed citizens to channel accumulated discontent towards poor performances, corruption scandals and abuses of Members of... Read More
October 29, 2018
La campaña #NoALaReelección se origina como una reacción espontánea de los ciudadanos en Marzo de 2017 con un reciente auge desde Agosto de 2018, quienes por medio de la misma han canalizado el descontento acumulado por años, como consecuencia del pésimo desempeño, los escándalos de corrupción... Read More
October 09, 2018
“Business as usual will never lead to growth and development. Only through innovation and change will you see real progress!” – Mohammed Dewji, Pan-African Entrepreneur Life in the Sahel region brings many challenges for young people; whether these challenges stem from violent extremism, poverty... Read More
October 02, 2018
Inter-party violence in the lead up to The Gambia’s April and May 2018 local elections resulted in the Gambian police temporarily banning all political activities in January 2018. To quell potential future incidents of politically motivated violence, the ... Read More
August 15, 2018
Youth political participation and leadership is critical to a functioning democracy. In Colombia, only four out of 10 young people vote and... Read More
August 14, 2018
In honor of International Youth Day, IRI highlights the story of Nicolas Victorin. At 32, he is... Read More
August 09, 2018
In 2006, people took the streets to chant Loktantra Zindabad, meaning “long-live democracy” in Nepali. Millions shouted these words to put an end to the direct rule of the King in Nepal. The April uprising of 2006 not only transformed the Himalaya nation from monarch to republic, but also restored... Read More
August 08, 2018
Thirty years ago today, on August 8, 1988, university students in Burma organized protests against General Ne Win’s totalitarian one-party government, under whose rule Burma became one of the poorest... Read More

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