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Latam Presidential Ranking: Sept/Oct 2022

Directorio Legislativo presents its latest ranking of presidents by their approval ratings, based on survey data drawn from 18 countries in the region. December 2022- Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) sits atop this latest two-month ranking of presidents by approval rating, which covers 18 Latin American countries. Colombia’s Gustavo Petro trails in second place. Propping up the rear are Alberto Fernández of …

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‘Parliaments Advancing Openness: Insights from Mexico, Tunisia and Kyrgyzstan’ new report with OPeN

Directorio Legislativo has just published a tool on behalf of the Open Parliament e-Network (OPEN)* aimed at supporting legislatures to promote transparency. Parliaments Advancing Openness: Insights from Mexico, Tunisia and Kyrgyzstan charts the progress and learnings of a ground-breaking project that sought to strengthen parliaments’ role in pushing the open government agenda.  Legislatures can contribute …

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GLOW 2022: Parliaments at the heart of open government reform

Throughout the week of 17–22 October 2022, the Open Parliament e-Network (OPeN) will host a series of virtual, hybrid, and in-person events worldwide to celebrate the resilience of parliamentary reformers in championing open government values. Last year, as we celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), the global open government community underlined the …

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Lula and Bolsonaro to compete for the presidency in a runoff election

On October 2, Brazilians went to the polls to elect their next president. With 99.99% of the votes counted, the favorites were Lula da Silva with 48.43% of the votes for the Brazil of Hope federation (Workers’ Party, Communist Party of Brazil and Green Party) followed closely by Jair Bolsonaro with 43.20%, from the Liberal Party. As none of …

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Brazil to pick new president, with Lula a potential first-round winner

This Sunday, October 2, Brazilians go to the polls to elect the president and vice-president of the Republic, the entire Chamber of Deputies (513), and one third of the Senate (27). Although 11 candidates are vying for the presidency, current president Jair Bolsonaro (Partido Liberal) and former president Lula da Silva (Partido dos Trabalhadores) dominate the polls, with Lula in …

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Latam Presidential Ranking: Jul/Aug 2022

Directorio Legislativo presents its latest ranking of presidents by their approval ratings, based on survey data drawn from 18 countries in the region. Buenos Aires, September 2022. Rodrigo Chaves (Costa Rica) heads this edition’s ranking, trailed in second place by Gustavo Petro (Colombia) and with Manuel López Obrador (Mexico) in third. . Among the worst rated are Alberto Fernández (Argentina), Guillermo Lasso (Ecuador) and Pedro Castillo (Peru). …

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Latam Presidential Ranking: A shift to the left in Latin America?

Directorio Legislativo presents its latest ranking of presidents by approval ratings, based on multi-sourced survey data from 18 countries in the region. Buenos Aires, August 2022-  Nayib Bukele (El Salvador) leads the ranking with a high level of public support. He is followed by Manuel López Obrador (Mexico) and Luis Lacalle Pou (Uruguay). Among the least …

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The IX Summit of the Americas: a civil society, female and young person’s perspective

The IX Summit of the Americas took place in Los Angeles from June 6–10, under the banner of “Building a sustainable, resilient and equitable future” — amid controversy over the decision not to invite certain nations. As Project Manager of Directorio Legislativo, I contributed in person to the civil society initiative that has evolved from …

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