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January 17, 2020
In 2016, the International Republican Institute (IRI) organized Panama’s first Ideathon competition, a program in which young people develop innovative projects to benefit their communities with the aim of improving engagement between youth and local government.   Over the past... Read More
January 15, 2020
The gap between citizens and governments is a persistent problem in Kenya, leading to growing distrust in political entities by the citizens, a lack of transparency and accountability in governance processes, and an undermining of democracy.   In an effort to address this problem, the... Read More
December 20, 2019
Increasing women’s labor force participation can have a transformative effect on economic performance. With the Middle East facing slowed economic growth, increasing social unrest and rising... Read More
December 10, 2019
El Instituto Republicano Internacional (IRI) apoya a los valientes defensores de derechos humanos y activistas democráticos alrededor del mundo que trabajan para asegurar un futuro mejor para sus países. En honor al Dia de los Derechos Humanos, decidimos resaltar a uno de los activistas de derechos... Read More
November 25, 2019
November 25th marks the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, a day created to emphasize the grave consequences of this form of violence and encourage global actors to address it. Members of IRI’s... Read More
July 12, 2019
This is the second of three articles on how IRI’s Beacon Project combats disinformation in Europe. The first article on coalition building can be found here. Disinformation is most effective when it... Read More
July 03, 2019
As Libya’s latest civil war enters its third month, women throughout the country are claiming their seats in local government and making their voices heard. IRI is working to support these women along the way. While women constitute half of Libya’s population, they... Read More
July 01, 2019
2019 may be dubbed as another “Year of the Woman.” In Sudan, women led the charge in anti-government demonstrations against the oppressive al-Bashir government,... Read More
June 04, 2019
Globally, women are making strides towards greater political participation. However, in many countries, women are vastly underrepresented in politics, specifically in local government. Only 20 percent of mayors... Read More
May 15, 2019
After Slovak media reported on February 26, 2018, that the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancé Martina Kušnírová might be connected to top government officials... Read More

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