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Why Women Losing Elections

January 06, 2017

The Data Behind the Decline in Female Heads of Government

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders, Gender & Security, Good Governance

Data collected from OEF’s REIGN dataset shows a sharp decline in female heads of government since 2014.

Coup Forecast Updates January 2017

January 03, 2017

REIGN Dataset: January 2017 Updates

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders, Good Governance, Political Conflict

December was a busy month for elections and leader transitions worldwide. We coded five elections and two referendums: Gambia, Ghana, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Switzerland, Italy and Kyrgyzstan.

Sexual Violence

December 16, 2016

OEF Researcher Participates in Discussion on International Protocol to Document and Investigate Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Gender & Security

Alex Amling participated in a roundtable on Operationalizing of the International Protocol to Document and Investigate Conflict-related Sexual Violence (IP) at the National Democratic Institute. The roundtable was the first step to building a consensus on a methodology to operationalise the IP and close the accountability gap.

Michel Aoun returns to Lebanon

November 29, 2016

REIGN Dataset: December 2016 Updates

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders, Good Governance

Throughout November we tracked four countries completing leader transitions by very different processes, and an extremely busy month on the global election calendar.

Nato Ships

November 17, 2016

OEF Research Provides Support to Maritime Security Coordination Workshop

Good Governance

OEF Research supported Oceans Beyond Piracy in co-hosting, along with The Carter Center, UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, and the Shanghai Institute for International Studies, a workshop on coordination of current maritime security activities in the Gulf of Guinea.

Driving Through Goma

November 15, 2016

Research Associate Proposes African Cities Governance Award

Business & Governance

A governance award for African cities can promote positive change in fragile and low-income states, says OEF Research's Victor Odundo Owuor on The Fragile States Resource Center. 

Chance of Coup in Congo

October 27, 2016

REIGN Dataset: November 2016 Updates

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders, Good Governance

We recorded only two leader transitions in October 2016. Somalia and Haiti had elections scheduled for October, but both contests were delayed until November 2016.

Strategies for Peace

October 26, 2016

OEF Research Chairs “Strategies for Peace” Discussion

Business & Governance

OEF Research Director Conor Seyle chaired a discussion about the role of the private sector in preventing and stopping mass atrocities as a part of the Stanley Foundation’s annual “Strategies for Peace” conference.

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