The International Republican Institute has released a survey of Crimean public opinion . The poll, conducted September 20 – October 2, 2011, is a comprehensive analysis of attitudes regarding the Crimean economic, social and political landscape.
The University of Maryland released its 2011 Annual Arab Public Opinion Survey. The survey included 3,000 participants from Egypt, UAE, Morocco, Lebanon, and Jordan.
The International Republican Institute has released a survey and analysis of Cuban public opinion.
The National Democratic Institute and the United Nations Development Program recently released a guide for political parties to increase the participation of women in politics.
The National Democratic Institute issued a report on the attitudes of Moroccan youth following a referendum on the constitution which was a response to protests held early this year
IRI released its first survey of public opinion for the Somaliland electoral district of Hargeisa
The International Crisis Group published a report on the challenges Zimbabwe faces in preparation for elections which are anticipated within the next twenty months.
The United Nations recently issued a report describing human rights violations and incidents of violence in preparation for the national elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Freedom House released a report on press freedom which describes techniques various governments have employed to limit free expression by the media.
Freedom House released a report on a survey on attitudes about freedoms and business reform in Cuba since the April 2011 Party Congress.
Democracy Reporting International recently published a report exploring some international standards for democracy as a guideline for reform following the Arab Spring.
The National Democracy Institute and the World Bank Institute recently published a report entitled Strengthening Parliamentary Accountability, Citizen Engagement and Access to Information:A Global Survey of Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations.
Min Jiang has published an article in the SAIS Review entitled, Authoritarian Informationalism: China’s Approach to Internet Sovereignty.
IFES has produced a guide providing guidelines for EMBs to improve their strategic planning to help them meet the variety of demands they face from domestic and international actors.
The Carnegie Endowment recently published a report by Ibrahim Saif about the economic transition Egypt must undergo to facilitate the transition from authoritarianism to representative government. The report suggests economic policies the government should adopt in the short-term and medium-term. The report notes that successful transition will require significant social, political and economic changes.
A new report by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy looks at the results 2011 parliamentary election results in Turkey at a regional level. They find increasing political polarization, regional divisions increasing and a shift towards a two-party system.
This report from the Enough Project, published in November 2011, presents the upcoming presidential and legislative elections in Congo as a key moment in regards to necessary domestic and international policy change, specifically the illegal exploitation of conflict minerals.
Freedom House released their 2011 Countries at the Crossroads report. This report highlights the levels of democracy present in 35 countries including many MENA countries.
The African Center for Strategic Studies published this report in November 2011 in order to assess the effects of the Arab Spring regarding "implications for African democracy in the coming years."