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Hope restored – a good start for a new Armenia

Nare Ghalamkaryan, 18, studies communications at the American University of Armenia. In spring of 2018, she took part in the “velvet revolution.” Later, in December of the same year, Nare voted in the…  


The perfect recipe for ending corruption

Governments around the world are losing the trust of citizens. The civic space is shrinking and the rule of law has become increasingly threatened.  


Governments must join hands with civil society and the private sector to ensure equal access to justice for all

The third International Legal Aid Conference (ILAC) in Georgia highlights global challenges and offers practical solutions in creating and reforming free legal aid systems for the poor and vulnerable  


The future of People Power: Generation Z

When we need them most, governance systems are letting us down. As new trends challenge established structures, populism shapes the discourse, and democracy is in retreat. What can we do?  


Effective government requires transparency and integrity, says UNDP

The OGP will review 2,500 governance-related commitments made by 70 participating countries and 15 subnational governments. It will also examine issues such as promoting women leaders, boosting open…  


Can creating a web between digital and physical spaces give agency to youth?

In the social activism space, “Networked youth” are groups of young people, coordinated mostly through electronic networks, that come together around pressing issues and address them with…  


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Processing War Crimes and the Search for Missing People in the Western Balkans (Regional Brief)

The regional project Enhancing Regional Cooperation in Processing of War Crimes and the Search for Missing Persons (2017-2019) aims to improve cooperation among prosecution services in Bosnia and…  


Can parliaments transform societies?

Parliaments are at the heart of many debates on how to make democracies work. Yet in many countries they rank near the bottom of all institutions trusted by the public. In only four of 15 established…  


Assessment of the Impact of Migration and Displacement on Local Development

As more populations around the globe are displaced due to conflict, poverty, climate change, poor governance, and other social ills, the international community has called upon transit and host…  

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