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Business & Governance

The Power of Business in Fragile States: Report Launch

April 3, 2017

On April 11, Research Associate Victor Odundo Owuor presents his work on businesses in fragile states at the Center for International Private Enterprise.

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Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration

Fact Sheet: Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration

This factsheet is a handy compilation of references and case studies to help explain and execute multi-stakeholder collaboration - an increasingly popular tool.
Private sector valuable partner in fragile states

Private Sector is a Valuable but Often Overlooked Partner in Stabilizing Fragile States, Report Finds

BROOMFIELD, Colo.— In a world in which the unpredictability and insecurity of fragile states have become the norm, a new report by OEF Research, a program of the
March Election Mark Rutte

International Elections and Leaders: April 2017 Update

This spring all eyes are on elections in EU-member and EU-candidate states.  In the Netherlands, incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte narrowly defeated Geert Wilders in a parliamentary election. 

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Forecasting Coup


The CoupCast project, led by Curtis Bell, uses historical data and machine learning to predict the likelihood of a coup attempt occurring in any country on a month to month basis.  Read more.


Terrorist Social Services Data Set

Terrorist and Insurgent Organization Social Services (TIOS)

TIOS gives researchers and practitioners the opportunity to better understand conflicts and their outcomes when terrorists, rebels, and insurgents provide social services to theirs supporters.  Read more.

Irregular Elections Dataset

Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance (REIGN)

REIGN describes political conditions in every country each and every month. The dataset is updated monthly to reflect the most recent political events and changes in leadership.  Read more.

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