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Sustaining and Scaling Civic and Government Technology: A White Paper on Challenges, Best Practices and Recommendations

March 17, 2023

Sustaining and Scaling Civic and Government Technology
The International Republican Institute (IRI) is one of the world’s leading international democracy development organizations. The nonpartisan, nongovernmental institute has supported civil society organizations, journalists, democratic governments and other democratic actors in more than 100 countries since 1983—in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa—with a current presence in over 70 and working in over 100. Through its global support network to advance digital democracy initiatives, IRI provides capacity building trainings to strengthen grassroots actors’ ability to launch, sustain and scale digital democracy projects; and supports civictech and govtech projects around the world.

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Dive into America

Dive Into America is a nonprofit organization assisting US/UK expatriates and their families with immigration, citizenship, and international relocation guidance. DIA specializes in do-it-yourself family-based immigrant visa applications submitted by Direct Consular Filing (DCF). DCF is an application filing method open to Americans currently residing abroad.

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