The CRS report to the U.S. Congress covers the most recent elections developments in Kenya regarding the new constitution passed through congress and the international criminal court cases regarding the violence that engulfed Kenya after the 2007 elections.
The International Peace Institute recently published an issue brief, Renewing MONUSCO's Mandate: What Role Beyond the Elections?, on the role of MONUSCO within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
This paper explores the relationship between Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT)- and military-delivered aid projects and security in Helmand Province during the period from 2006 to early 2008.
Assessing Democracy Assistance: Georgia for the World Movement for Democracy (FRIDE) focusing on the issues Georgia faces in democracy promotion and the roles and impacts of donors.
One of the most crucial choices that will face framers of the new South Sudanese Constitution will be the type of electoral system that will be adopted. This system will need to take cognisance of the social and political fabric of the new South Sudanese state.
The 2010 National Integrity System Report by Transparency International on the current state of corruption in Ukraine by looking at thirteen key pillars.
The paper by Jonas Wolff, Challenges to Democracy Promotion: The Case of Bolivia, on democracy promotion and its role in Bolivia looks specifically at the relationships and roles of the U.S. and Germany with Bolivia after the election of Evo Morales and “democratic revolution” that he pushed through the government.
Assessing Democracy Assistance: Democratic Republic of the Congo by Cristina Barrios is another country assessment for the World Movement for Democracy published by FRIDE.
Media and Governance in Pakistan: A controversial yet essential relationship by Marco Mezzera and Safdar Sial, written for the Initiative for Peacebuilding, analyzes the role of media in Pakistan.
As part of the World Movement for Democracy series published by FRIDE Kerry Brown wrote the report Assessing Democracy Assistance: China which looks at the current state of democracy in China.
Freedom House just release the Freedom of the Press 2011 Survey providing a view of the 196 countries assessed with summaries of their freedom of the press.
The Struggle for Middle East Democracy published by the Brookings Institute analyzes the various impacts that have shaped the recent surge in democratic revolutions throughout the region and why they have taken place at the current time.
FRIDE has published another report in the assessing democracy assistance series for the World Movement for Democracy focused on Belarus written by Balazs Jarabik and Alastair Rabagliati.
Assessing Democracy Assistance: Bosnia is a continuation of the series on assessing democracy assistance by the World Movement for Democracy published by FRIDE.
A recent Freedom House publication looks at the current situation in Ukraine a year after President Yanukovych was elected into office and the many concerns held by the international community and civil society concerning the direction of democracy development.
The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has released, The Road Ahead: Citizen Attitudes about Burundi in the Post-2010 Election
USAID has published a field guide for USAID Democracy and Governance Officers, providing guidelines in how to implement police programming.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has released a briefing paper on the current political environment in Egypt.
The Harvard Kennedy School working papers published a report by Pippa Norris and Mona Lena Krook, One of Us: Multilevel models examining the impact of descriptive representation on civic engagement.
Assessing Democracy Assistance: Kenya, by Jeroen de Zeeuw for FRIDE, looks at the role of international assistance within Kenya and provides recommendations on how to improve the democracy and governance environment.