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Nabz-Nameh March 2016 - Elections Edition In open societies, it is political parties or social movements that identify the demands and...

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Feb 05, 2020 | Elections, Tips and Tools
The ability to hold free and fair elections in Iran is limited due to lack of transparency and due process in registering and vetting...
Feb 04, 2020 | Women's Participation, Analysis, Elections
Over the past 20 years, the MENA region has seen a steady upward trend of women’s participation in national-level parliamentary positions...
Feb 03, 2020 | Women's Participation, Analysis, Elections, Accountability
Iranians will head to the polls in February 2020 to elect the 11th parliament, and again in 2021 to select a new president. While there are...
Jan 29, 2020 | Civil Liberties, Cartoon, Elections
Cartoon by Kianoush Ramezani
Mar 01, 2018 | Analysis, Elections, Accountability
In the last half century the demography of Iran has shifted from being mainly rural towards a more urban population. This has caused...
Mar 01, 2018 | Analysis, Elections, Accountability
In the last half century the demography of Iran has shifted from being mainly rural towards a more urban population. This has caused...
Aug 25, 2017 | Nabz Nameh, Elections
Nabz Nameh - August 2017 Introduction Iran held three concurrent elections in May 2017: presidential, city and village council, and mid-...
Jun 28, 2017 | Nabz Nameh, Women's Participation, Elections
Nabz Nameh - June 2017 Iranians went to the polls on May 19th to cast votes in presidential and local elections. Of the 287,425 candidates...
May 18, 2017 | Elections, Manual
Election season in Iran is sometimes characterized by the slight loosening of restrictions on state-sanctioned civil society and the media...
May 18, 2017 | Elections, Manual
In the lead up to an election, it is important to have an understanding of the electoral landscape and governing structures to will shape...