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August 31, 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. HDP is... Read More
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August 24, 2021
Aired: 08/20/2021 On this episode of the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening’s Democracy! The Podcast, participants discuss the elections in Ethiopia and the Balkans amid the global health crisis. Additionally... Read More
August 19, 2021
On August 18, IRI Regional Director for Eurasia Steve Nix joined Al Jazeera to discuss the current dispute between Belarus and Lithuania over the ongoing border crisis. Lithuania has previously led the fight against the Lukashenko regime, according to Nix, and is now the temporary home of... Read More
August 18, 2021
Women have a crucial role to play in cultivating peace and countering violence in their communities. There is growing research and recognition of the impact women have on building sustainable peace. This research shows peace agreements that involve the participation of... Read More
August 17, 2021
Aired: 08/13/2021 On this episode of the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening’s Democracy! The Podcast, guests explain the threat of malign influence and disinformation in a world of... Read More
August 17, 2021
On November 28, 2021, Hondurans will head to the polls to elect their next president, 128 deputies to the National Congress, 20 deputies to the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN), and 298 mayors. As the country prepares to hold general elections amid the challenges of a global pandemic,... Read More
August 13, 2021
Mongolia’s persons with disabilities (PWD) community remains one of the most marginalized in the country, with few opportunities for meaningful civic participation—an issue that historically received low levels of attention from both the public and policymakers.... Read More
August 13, 2021
As countries work to rebuild their economies after the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic, the inclusion of women proves more important than ever. Women’s economic empowerment (WEE) is necessary for the advancement of the MENA region’s economy. According to the ... Read More
August 12, 2021
Though International Youth Day comes but once a year—Thursday, August 12, in 2021—young people are working 365 days a year to ensure that their concerns, ideas and even their own political candidates are being heard. With support from supporters and mentors in offices ranging from the White House... Read More
August 11, 2021
One month ago today, spontaneous protests erupted across all of Cuba. Citizens stood up against the government’s mismanagement of the pandemic, the terrible economic crisis, food shortages, and constant repression. Above all, people were demanding a fundamental change in the political system. The... Read More

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