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November 06, 2018

International Elections and Leaders: November 2018 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

The  (REIGN Dataset) (Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance) covers political conditions in every country each and every month. We update the data set monthly to reflect the most recent political events, such as coups, world elections, and changes in political leadership. We also provide monthly election coverage and track leadership changes in a series of updates called... more

International Elections and Leaders: October 2018 Update

October 02, 2018

International Elections and Leaders: October 2018 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

The  (REIGN Dataset) (Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance) covers political conditions in every country each and every month. We update the data set monthly to reflect the most recent political events, such as coups, world elections, and changes in political leadership. We also provide monthly election coverage and track... more

Ibrahim Keita and Soumalia Cisse Mali’s Presidential Election

August 31, 2018

International Elections and Leaders: September 2018 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

The REIGN Dataset (Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance) covers political conditions in every country each and every month. We update the data set monthly to reflect the most recent political events, such as coups, world elections, and changes in political leadership. We also provide monthly election coverage and track... more

Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa Zimbabwe presidential election

August 10, 2018

International Elections and Leaders: August 2018 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

The 2018 Zimbabwe presidential election featured 23 candidates but was contested mainly by Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa. Emmerson Mnangagwa was proclaimed the winner by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission on Thursday, August 2nd.

Tayyip Erdogan reelected controversial president

July 03, 2018

International Elections and Leaders: July 2018 Update

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

The REIGN Dataset (Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance) covers political conditions in every country each and every month. We update the dataset monthly to reflect the most recent political events, such as coups, world elections, and changes in political leadership. We also provide monthly election coverage and track leadership changes in a series of... more

June 08, 2018

Preventing Mass Atrocity Crimes: Is There a Responsibility Not to Veto?

Global Governance Discussion Series

Do the permanent five members of the UN Security Council have a responsibility to forego their veto power in situations where decisive Council action could prevent mass atrocity crimes? Does inaction in such cases undermine the Council as the world’s preeminent guarantor of international peace and security?

Conor at SWPA

May 16, 2018

Conor Seyle Presents on Engaged Psychology

Good Governance

OEFR Director, Dr. Conor Seyle was in Houston on Friday, April 13th giving an invited address to the Southwest Psychological Association on engaged psychology in order to encourage a greater appreciation for evidence-based practice in the field.

Ex-combatants in Colombia

May 15, 2018

Alex Amling Presents Research Project on Colombian Ex-combatants

Political Conflict

Her research project conducted focus-group interviews with a number of female and male ex-combatants from different armed groups in March and April 2017.

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