Tag Archives: International Republican Institute (IRI)

Hope for Turkey’s democracy, even if Erdogan wins


Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces stiff competition from his opponents, including main opposition Republican Peoples Party (CHP) candidate Muharrem Ince and Iyi (Good) Party leader Meral Aksener, in Sunday’s… Read more »

Bosnia-Herzegovina’s citizens vulnerable to outside influence


Bosnia and Herzegovina’s citizens are deeply pessimistic and vulnerable to external influence, according to a new national poll by the International Republican Institute’s Center for Insights in Survey Research. Some… Read more »

Democracy ‘is on the ropes’: Democracy Promotion in a Challenging World


The U.S. should do more to boost the struggling state of democracy in countries around the world, lawmakers from both parties said at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday, the Washington… Read more »

Assessing Zimbabwe’s elections: another GNU in the making?


Amid indications that the first round of voting in Zimbabwe’s July 30 ‘harmonized’ elections may not produce a clear winner, some civil society groups started putting together building blocks for… Read more »

Zimbabwe elections could lack credibility, civil society warns


The European Union will oversee elections held in Zimbabwe this summer, the first time it has done so since 2002, CNBC reports: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is attempting to build… Read more »