Civil Society Strengthening

Remaining Hopeful for Civil Society in the Middle East

Since the Arab Spring, civil society in the Middle East has faced strong opposition, threatening to undermine citizen voices and the free flow of information amidst a tumultuous political atmosphere.

Holding the Door Open for Civil Society in Closing Spaces

With more than 20 years’ experience strengthening civil society, IREX has helped promote partnerships between government, media, and communities to foster accountability, elevate citizen voices, and address public needs.

IREX Begins New Work Bridging Civil Society and Media in Guatemala and Rwanda

IREX is pleased to start work on two new USAID projects leveraging its expertise in civil society and media development. As part of a larger USAID Civil Society for Accountable Governance and Citizen Security project in Guatemala, IREX will provi

How to beat the digital divide

Billionaire-genius Elon Musk plans to deploy hundreds of low Earth orbit micro-satellites to connect the world's remaining 4.2 billion people without access to the Internet.

Who Is Really Putting Nepal Back Together?

More than seven months after a devastating earthquake in Nepal killed almost 9,000 people and left millions in need of food, shelter, and basic medical care, most of the $4 billion committed by international donors has
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