The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance is an intergovernmental organization.
Its programmes aim to:
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Money in Politics: problems and solutions
International IDEA aims to strengthen political institutions to deliver on development.
International IDEA provides support for making electoral administration more professional.
International IDEA supports inclusive and participatory constitution-building processes
Representative democracy cannot function properly without parties.
1 May, 2016
The Annual Results Report 2015 provides an account of International IDEA’s partnerships and activities during 2015.
29 April, 2016
This guide contains an assessment methodology to identify improvements in democratic accountability mechanisms.
6 April, 2016
Explores EMB involvement electoral law reform in Africa and provides guidelines for EMB engagement.
New roles for EMBs in increasing youth participation in electoral processes.
1 April, 2016
What factors shape constitutional transitions in countries where territorial cleavages are very significant?
26 May, 2016
International IDEA and UNDP have co-organized the second installment in the Margaret Vogt Memorial Lecture series to happen today, 26 May 2016, at UN Headquarters.
25 May, 2016
The challenge of democracy and rule of law is to convey the complexity of the current turbulence and positive potential within both concepts, said Thomas Carothers during the lecture.
Lead writer Leonardo Morlino and contributor Juan Rial will be on hand to present the findings of the book and answer participants’ questions in an interactive panel.
Discover the personal reflections on constructing democracy by former presidents on five continents. Find out about the global book tour and download one chapter for free.
Do you want to know how ICTs are used in elections around the world? Explore our new global database.
International IDEA has updated and expanded the content of the Direct Democracy database which provides data for more than 180 countries.
The legal documents of more than 170 countries have been analyzed and the results are now available online in the new version of the Electoral Justice Database.
Over 140 organizations from 54 countries have been granted a free-of-charge license to use the Tool.
To learn more, register your interest, and receive your ERMT license:
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