Violent protests rocked Bosnia-Herzegovina in early February -- the worst since the war ended in 1996.
Key reforms enacted since widespread fraud marred Afghanistan’s 2009 and 2010 polls have brought about a guarded optimism about next year’s elections.
The legitimacy of Afghanistan's next government will hinge in large measure on whether next April's elections are regarded as credible, particularly in light of fraud that marred the country’s polls in 2009 and 2010.
In Afghanistan, where 64 percent of the population is under 25, engaging young people in the political process is of vital importance if the country is to become a representative democracy.
Despite many years of elections, Malawi continues to grapple with a history of voting based on regional loyalties, lack of political tolerance, abuse of state resources and a media monopoly—problems that often result in an unfair playing field for candidates.
Men and women of South Sudan believe they are an essential part of the country's constitution-making process, according to a new NDI report based on a series of focus groups held around the country.
The 420 councilors who serve on 34 provincial councils are for most Afghans the only elected representatives they are likely to meet, making them the face of government for most citizens.
The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN), as part of its comprehensive effort to observe the 2013 harmonised elections, deployed more than 7,000 observers to every province and constituency in the country.
Throughout Latin America, political and civic leaders are under increasing pressure to solve pervasive problems... [and] new technology is aiding [their] response.
The election marks an important step forward for the Malian people, who cast their ballots with hopes of bringing more stability to their country.