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Tunisia's Historic Election: A Painful Reminder of Voter Apathy in America

Like so many people around the world, I’ve been thrilled at reports from Tunisia over the past few days of citizens lining up to vote in huge numbers in the first free election in their nation’s history. It’s estimated that 90 percent of the country’s 4.1 million...

Kyrgyz Republic President Attends Opening of Summer School of Democracy for Youth Leaders

Kyrgyz Republic President Roza Otunbayeva, as well as other high level government and civic leaders, attended the opening ceremony of the Summer School of Democracy held June 13 in Bishkek. The...

YouthActionNet® Global Fellows Convene in Washington, DC

The International Youth Foundation (IYF) congratulates the 2009 YouthActionNet® Global Fellows, who recently engaged in an action-packed week of training, peer-to-peer learning, and networking in Washington, DC. Launched by IYF and Nokia in 2001, YouthActionNet® strengthens, supports, and...