INTERNATIONAL IDEA

SUPPORTING DEMOCRACY WORLDWIDE

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance is an intergovernmental organization.

Its programmes aim to:

  • Provide knowledge to democracy builders
  • Provide policy development and analysis
  • Support democratic reform

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International IDEA in the World

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Money in Politics: problems and solutions

Money in Politics: problems and solutions

Electoral Law Reform in Africa: Insights into the Role of EMBs and Approaches to Engagements (French)

6 April, 2016

Electoral Law Reform in Africa: Insights into the Role of EMBs and Approaches to Engagements (French)

Explores EMB involvement electoral law reform in Africa and provides guidelines for EMB engagement.

6 April, 2016

Participation des jeunes aux processus électoraux : nouveaux rôles des organes africains de gestion des élections

New roles for EMBs in increasing youth participation in electoral processes.

Constitutional Transitions and Territorial Cleavages (Arabic)

1 April, 2016

Constitutional Transitions and Territorial Cleavages (Arabic)

What factors shape constitutional transitions in countries where territorial cleavages are very significant?

Yemen's 'Peaceful' Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?

29 March, 2016

Yemen's 'Peaceful' Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?

This report examines Yemen’s so-called peaceful transition process and offers recommendations for future reform efforts.

Electoral Crisis Mediation: responding to a rare but recurring challenge

29 March, 2016

Electoral Crisis Mediation: responding to a rare but recurring challenge

This paper aims to develop a typology for analysing, responding to and helping to resolve electoral crises peacefully and democratically.

27 April, 2016

Peru heading into the runoff election

On 10 April, for the first time in modern history, Peru held its fourth consecutive democratic election.

26 April, 2016

Presidential Terms and Tenures in Africa – the Current State of Play

The debate over presidential terms and tenures continue to create challenges for democratic development in Africa – but are we seeing a light at the end of the tunnel?

22 April, 2016

Democratic Transitions: Tunisia launch

Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders will be launched in Tunis on 25 April. Members of the press are welcome to join the launch at the Golden Tulip Gammarth Hotel in Tunis, Tunisia.

 

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Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders

Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders

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.

New Database Available: ICTs in Elections

New Database Available: ICTs in Elections

Do you want to know how ICTs are used in elections around the world? Explore our new global database.

International IDEA Expands Direct Democracy Database

International IDEA Expands Direct Democracy Database

International IDEA has updated and expanded the content of the Direct Democracy database which provides data for more than 180 countries.

IDEA Updates and Expands the Electoral Justice Database

IDEA Updates and Expands the Electoral Justice Database

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.

Electoral Risk Management Tool

Electoral Risk Management Tool

Over 140 organizations from 54 countries have been granted a free-of-charge license to use the Tool.

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