elections

  • Delayed elections: more instability looms in DRC

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been witnessing unrest in the lead-up to presidential election, which the government of incumbent President Joseph Kabila has postponed from November 2016 to April 2018. The election could represent the first democratic transition of power after decades of civil war, political instability...
  • Argentina Turns Over a New Leaf

    On Sunday, October 25th, Argentina turned over a new leaf. Presidential and congressional elections marked the end of two consecutive terms of government under President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the wife of the late Argentine President Néstor Kirchner. This election season, which began with primaries in early August, unfolded...
  • In the Aftermath of Parliamentary Elections in Israel

    In the aftermath of the parliamentary elections in Israel, the two primary points of focus have been two of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s statements. First was his assessment that there is no Palestinian partner for a negotiated two-state solution and, therefore, that a Palestine state would not come into existence...
  • Healing the social fabric of Sri Lanka

    On 8th January 2015 Sri Lankans elected a new President, putting an end to a ten years government that has been described as the most authoritarian and corrupt of the history of the country. After a peaceful and speedy transition of power the elected president Maithripala Sirisena, who led a...
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