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The International Republican Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to advancing freedom and democracy worldwide.
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“History tells you so much” - on how we should understand . Hear the whole podcast on our newest podlette:
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Democracy is about more than elections: in the absence of genuine representation, residents are using peaceful, well organized protests to express their will.
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An island nation very much off the beaten path, Timor-Leste successfully fought for their independence from Indonesia after a 24-year conflict that claimed the lives of over 200,000 Timorese. Listen to this young country's amazing story.
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Our Work in Action: "It was such a humbling moment to share our experience with more than 60 youth leaders. This was all possible because IRI trained our staff. We used the same knowledge and skills to train others."
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“In some cases, dictatorship and repression are the causes…in others, the limited access to opportunities.” Learn about what pushes people to and how it impacts politics in IRI's latest podcast:
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A clear road map and demands are important pieces of protest. Sudanese protestors’ demands for Omar al-Bashir’s resignation were met but military violence blocks the path forward. So where is Sudan headed? Check out our podcast for context on the protests
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War, family, opportunity, security – these are all reasons why people choose to to a different country. How does this affect the places they go? Find out on the latest episode of IRI's podcast: .
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Our democracy programming is focused on ensuring that the digital revolution supports democracy and democratic principles around the world. Find out more about our digital work.
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IRI expert in : "To prevent the resulting spread of authoritarianism and defend its interests, the United States will need to recommit to the hard work of defending democracy around the world."
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Youth are more than half of the world’s population. Despite constituting a large portion of the electorate, many do not participate in the electoral process. How can we change that? Find out:
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In , "people are still thrown into jail for clapping or peacefully expressing their opinion...[but] there are brave people who are fighting for a better future." For more about life in 's last dictatorship, check out our :
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“History tells you so much” - on how we should understand . Hear the whole podcast on our newest podlette:
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IRI Jun 17
As diplomats and development professionals from around the world meet in Malé this week for the Maldives Partnership Forum, follow along as we continue to share updates on IRI’s support for the country’s young during this pivotal time.
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IRI Jun 17
As waits for the results to be finalized, learn about the challenges awaiting the incoming president on ’s podcast:
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IRI Jun 17
A clear road map and demands are important pieces of protest. Sudanese protestors’ demands for Omar al-Bashir’s resignation were met but military violence blocks the path forward. So where is Sudan headed? Check out our podcast for context on the protests
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IRI Jun 17
ICYMI: Check out the podcast on the political situation in . Former Rep. and activist join us to speak about the ongoing abuses.
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IRI Jun 17
Social innovation opens up the potential to implement novel solutions to development challenges at a low cost. Find out how our partners in Latin America are applying this to build better democracies in the latest blog post by IRI's .
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IRI Jun 16
A former-Soviet Union communist ally, Mongolia just entered its fledgling democratic era in 1990. Its democratic principles are constantly challenged due to its hostile, undemocratic neighbors; Russia to the north and China to the South.
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IRI Jun 16
"Corruption kills. [In Mexico] We've actually seen corruption kill." IRI's on our . Listen to the episode to see how the country got to this critical juncture. Find it on .
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IRI Jun 16
Soe Soe, an IRI Women's Leadership Academy alum, has an eye on the 2020 Burma election and is working to form a policy platform that addresses women’s and children’s rights. Read her story.
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