NDI Wishes Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Speedy and Full Recovery
NDI expresses best wishes to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his family.
“NDI salutes the extraordinary work of President Carter and wishes him a speedy and full recovery. Our thoughts are with the president and the Carter family," said NDI President Kenneth Wollack in a statement. Read more »
Youth Dialogues Engage the Next Generation of Leaders in Nicaragua
While youth in Nicaragua make up one quarter of the country’s population, they face significant barriers to becoming politically involved. Last year, reforms to the Nicaraguan Constitution increased the authority of the president and limited the ability of citizens, including young people, to participate in the political process.
The developments spurred three local organizations to launch a series of youth dialogue seminars from February through June, in partnership with NDI, aimed at motivating young people to think critically about how the constitutional reforms affect their daily lives and encourage them to take on leadership positions in their communities. Read more »