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December 2021

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December 23, 2021
Limited pathways to an adequate livelihood have intensified the flow of migration out of a country that has seen the negative effects of political and social instability on citizens’ quality of life. Salvadorans recently elected a charismatic candidate, Nayib Bukele, whose personality energized... Read More
December 20, 2021
Africa has a vibrant, youthful population. However, the potential among this demographic has not yet been realized across the continent. In countries like Uganda, policies do not respond to the concerns of younger citizens, even though they make up nearly 60% of the total electorate. Only 30% of... Read More
December 17, 2021
In September, 30 young leaders from different political parties and civil society organizations (CSOs) in North Macedonia joined IRI’s Advanced Leadership in Politics Institute (ALPI) to become collaborative and credible political and civic actors; advocate for others and reach consensus; and... Read More
December 16, 2021
The International Republican Institute’s (IRI) Women’s Democracy Network (WDN) has seen great success in promoting women’s participation in democracy worldwide for the last decade and a half. From Latin America to the Middle East, regional networks have allowed for... Read More
December 16, 2021
On Sunday, November 21, 2021, in unfair conditions, Venezuela’s ruling socialist party swept regional and municipal elections, winning 20 out of 23 gubernational offices across the country and a vast majority of the 335 mayorships and over 2,700 local councillorships on the ballot. The election... Read More
December 14, 2021
Tras las históricas protestas del 11 de julio en todo el país, hay 673 presos políticos por expresar su descontento contra un régimen tirano que lleva sesenta años reprimiendo a sus ciudadanos. Previamente, la presión de la comunidad internacional ante encarcelamientos como el del activista José... Read More
December 14, 2021
After the historic July 11 country-wide protests, a total of 673 Cuban political prisoners are still incarcerated for expressing any form of discontent against a repressive six-decade-long regime. Previously, the international community condemned the incarceration of activist Jose Daniel Ferrer and... Read More
December 10, 2021
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit next week provides a great opportunity to reflect on open government commitments made and implemented in the last 10 years of OGP’s existence.... Read More
December 09, 2021
On International Anti-Corruption Day, individuals, governments, and organizations from around the world speak out against the dark force that plagues many political spheres. However, IRI continues to be a leader in this fight. It has published products such as toolkits, videos, and even a website... Read More
December 09, 2021
Panamá, un istmo de cuatro millones de personas, es conocido por su significado geoestratégico en el hemisferio occidental, rutas marítimas de comercio, y flujos migratorios. Al mismo tiempo el país ha enfrentado desafíos relacionados a la lucha contra la corrupción. El gobierno de Panamá ha... Read More