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Election Update - Political Forecasting

July 19, 2019

International Elections and Leaders: July 2019 Update

Political Forecasting, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

Four elections to determine the new chief executive took place in June, and three new leaders took power. Mauritania held its presidential election on June 22nd.

election and leaders dataset update

June 06, 2019

International Elections and Leaders: June 2019 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

Seven elections to determine the new chief executive took place in May. Five new leaders took power in the month of May. Four elections to decide the chief executive are expected to take place in June. 

Sudan coup REIGN leaders update

May 08, 2019

International Elections and Leaders: May 2019 Update

Political Conflict, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

May's REIGN update looks at leadership changes in Ukraine, Sudan, Spain, and Indonesia. 

comoros election 2019

April 08, 2019

International Elections and Leaders: April 2019 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

Five elections to determine the new executive occurred in March. In Africa, Comoros concluded its presidential election on March 24th. Incumbent Azali Assoumani was declared the winner after receiving 60.7 percent of the vote, enough to avoid a runoff round.

OEFR reorganization

March 28, 2019

OEFR Reorganization

After a strategic review in 2018, OEFR is restructuring to focus on four key issue areas of business and governance, good governance, political conflict, and forecasting. The gender and security and conflict trends tracks are being folded into our political conflict research track.

International Elections and Leaders

March 07, 2019

International Elections and Leaders: March 2019 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... more

Filling the financial gap in FCS economies

March 06, 2019

Diaspora Investment: Filling the Financing Gap in FCS Economies

Business & Governance

Private sector development and economic growth are critical to the peacebuilding process in fragile and conflict-impacted states (FCS). In order to realize the potential of the private sector in these contexts, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need access to capital. However, for a variety of reasons, access to capital in fragile contexts is extremely limited.

Latvia Krišjānis Kariņš

February 11, 2019

International Elections and Leaders: February 2019 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... more

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