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Honduras Election Aftermath

December 28, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: January 2018 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

The final month of 2017 brought notable political developments to nearly every region. Elections will bring new political parties to power in Chile and Nepal.

December 12, 2017

Governance's Relationship Between State and Society

Good governance can thwart the conditions that give rise to armed conflict and provide the tools needed to mitigate disputes before they degenerate into war. The challenge of preventing war depends upon the strength of institutions and governance. If the capacities and qualities of governance can be improved, a better and more peaceful future awaits.

November 30, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: December 2017 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

The month of November, in addition to the coup against Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, saw significant political change in several countries. 

November 28, 2017

OEF Research, Pangoal Institution, and OP Jindal University will jointly host a workshop on the role of non-Western and Global South actors in transforming global governance.

On 8 December 2017, OEF Research, Pangoal Institution, and OP Jindal University will jointly host a workshop at Pangoal Institution in Beijing on the role of non-Western and Global South actors in transforming global governance.  In an increasingly regionalized, pluralist, and decentralized world, new and emerging threats are requiring new systems to address.

November 28, 2017

One Earth Future at Build Peace 2017 Event

Business & Governance

One Earth Future hosted a workshop entitled: The Private Sector’s Role in Creating and Supporting Peace, at Build Peace 2017, in Bogota, Colombia.  The role of the private sector in supporting peacebuilding initiatives is largely unrecognized in formal peace agreements.

Zimbabwe Democracy

November 16, 2017

The Zimbabwean Coup: Is There Hope for Democracy?

CoupCast, Political Conflict

Coups are relatively rare now, but back in the 1960s and 1970s there were years when over a dozen coups occurred, mostly in Sub Saharan Africa. 

Zimbabwe Coup

November 15, 2017

Understanding Zimbabwe’s Coup

CoupCast, Political Conflict

To understand the current crisis in Zimbabwe, one needs to understand the role of state-led violence and patronage as central to ensuring state legitimacy.

November 02, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: November 2017 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

November's REIGN update addresses the election re-run and the turmoil accompanying it in Kenya, as well as updates on October's elections in Austria, the Czech Republic, Liberia, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Iceland, and Japan. In November, elections will be held in Chile, Honduras, Nepal, and Liberia. 

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