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Democracy, Rights, and Governance

Global Development

Political Activism Among Cape Town Youth

Last year, Forbes Magazine listed Cape Town, South Africa, as one of the most popular bucket list destinations on earth. Describing the city as…
Hinal Patel
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Aug 10, 2020
Global Development

More Than Our Words

Today, we celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 102nd birthday. A revolutionary, statesman, and humanitarian, we remember Mandela for his commitment to social justice and democracy. As South…
Jon Blum
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Jul 16, 2020
Crises & Countries in Conflict

COVID-19 Global Aftershocks

COVID-19 has now been reported in nearly every country around the globe, including many developing countries with limited capacity to effectively control, treat, and eventually…
Kelsey Harris
Jun 1, 2020
U.S. Foreign Assistance

Choose to Invest FY 2021

Choose to Invest provides Congress, the administration, and other interested stakeholders with funding recommendations and justifications for 45 poverty-focused accounts and programs
InterAction
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Feb 14, 2020
Global Development

Never Too Young to Change the World

It has been 71 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) which proclaims the inalienable rights of all humans.
Luci Meade
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Dec 10, 2019
Empowering Civil Society

International Day of Democracy

“Democracy is under attack!” Over the last few years, this alarm has grown louder and more frequent, but for a good reason. Research shows…
Luci Meade
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Sep 13, 2019