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April 11, 2019
As Guatemala approaches general elections on June 16, 2019, the country is facing impressive challenges. In addition to the offices of President and Vice President, Guatemalan voters will select 158 deputies to the national assembly and 340 mayors. This year is the first time that Guatemala’s... Read More
March 22, 2019
This weekend, Thais will go to the polls for their first general election in eight years. Since 2014, Thailand has been under a military led government, creating an environment where civic and political participation is severely limited. Approximately seven million young adults will participate in... Read More
March 18, 2019
Venezuela is in shambles. On top of starvation, hyperinflation, and spreading disease, the country’s entire electrical grid failed March 7, thanks to years of deferred investment and questionable maintenance.   Prior to the blackout, surveys showed that some... Read More
February 22, 2019
El pasado jueves 7 de febrero, el Tribunal Supremo Electoral de El Salvador (TSE), en conferencia de prensa hizo oficiales los resultados del escrutinio final de la elección presidencial período 2019-2024, obteniendo el triunfo Nayib Bukele del Partido Gran Alianza por la Unidad Nacional (GANA). El... Read More
February 01, 2019
On January 23rd, as National Assembly President Juan Guaido swore in as Interim President of Venezuela, the international community faced an important choice, one that would have serious consequences for the people of Venezuela. The United States, members of the Lima Group, the... Read More
January 31, 2019
Argentina has a long and celebrated history of women’s political empowerment. IRI is proud to support the country’s gender equality efforts. From General Juana Azurduy de Padilla, a female military  leader in the Latin American wars of independence, to... Read More
January 23, 2019
The bus is back. Tell a friend! An unusual vehicle is winding its way from town to town in El Salvador. It’s the Vota Bus... Read More
December 07, 2018
Background On Sunday, December 9, Venezuela will hold municipal elections to fill over 2400 municipal councilor seats across the country. These municipal elections follow the mayoral elections in December 2017 and... Read More
October 01, 2018
Those who work in the fields of public administration, social science and political science have probably heard about the term “collaboration”; a term that many scholars relate very closely with the modern concept of democratic governance. This word “collaboration” gives us an opportunity to... Read More
September 27, 2018
Cualquiera que tenga que ver con los campos de administración pública, ciencias sociales o políticas, participación ciudadana u otros campos relacionados, ha escuchado alguna vez el término «colaboración», un término que muchos estudiosos relacionan muy de cerca con el concepto moderno de... Read More

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