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Burkina Faso (2020): Near, Ouagadougou, Stabilization Advisor Paul Giacomini meets with people displaced from their villages by violent extremists and criminal gangs. A subsequent CSO program helped ensure that national elections took place peacefully and in a way that allowed for Burkinabe citizens to vote whether they were displaced people or members of communities living on their traditional lands. (State Department Photo Courtesy CSO)

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future