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June 2016

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June 30, 2016
Voters expect results, and when they don’t get what they want, their anger can extinguish the hopes of political parties. The anti-establishment mood that has appeared in other countries lately is certainly present in Mongolia as well. Poor economic performance, rising inequality as a result of... Read More
June 29, 2016
La campaña en redes sociales para prevenir el crimen y la violencia, #JuntosPrevenimos, es una iniciativa que se desarrolló en el transcurso del programa sobre prevención del crimen y la violencia que se realizó con el apoyo del gobierno de Canadá. Éste, fue retador desde sus inicios ya que fue el... Read More
June 28, 2016
 “Usted porque no sabe Facetimear, ¡yo sí! “ escuché decir a una señora de mediana edad a otra en una pequeña población de muy pocos recursos y bastantes retos del oriente de Guatemala, haciendo referencia a que ella utiliza video conferencia para comunicarse con otras personas.   ... Read More
June 27, 2016
There was little to fundamentally change the game in Spain between the last legislative elections and the elections of June 26.  The elections of December 2015 produced institutional deadlock, as they ushered in a uniquely fragmented parliament with four major parties.  Yesterday’s vote... Read More
June 24, 2016
Very few people saw this day coming when David Cameron began making promises to the Eurosceptic part of his party as part of his campaign for the Conservative leadership in 2005.  But now the results of yesterday’s referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union (EU) are... Read More
June 23, 2016
While all types of information is useful to locally elected officials, such as that gathered during town hall meetings with citizens, quantitative data is proving increasingly valuable. Recognizing this, IRI contracted a Jordanian mobile technology firm in 2013 to design a custom platform for... Read More
June 20, 2016
Imagine an attractive, but unmarked bus pulling up to a street corner and the driver imploring pedestrians to come aboard and “ride with us.”  No sign disclosing where the vehicle is headed, no mention of price, but the seats look comfy.  While folks might look, I bet most would take a... Read More
June 17, 2016
El Instituto Republicano Internacional (IRI) ha impulsado en México un proceso de difusión de la reforma al Sistema de Justicia en el Estado de Hidalgo a través de diferentes acciones.  Una de las actividades desarrollada por el IRI que tuvo mayor éxito dentro de la iniciativa de “Seguridad... Read More
June 15, 2016
This month we launched the Women’s Democracy Network’s (WDN) largest chapter. The induction of Zhenskaya Demokratichyskaya Set (ZDS) into WDN now adds more than 4,000 politically and socially active women leaders in Kyrgyzstan. The event commenced with inspiring... Read More
June 14, 2016
Why it mattered? Peruvians were forced to closely consider their past in this run-off election as they decided between Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of the political party Peruanos por el Kambio (PPK), and Keiko Fujimori, a representative of the Fuerza Popular political party and daughter of Alberto... Read More