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

Annual Results Report 2015

1 May, 2016

Annual Results Report 2015

The Annual Results Report 2015 provides an account of International IDEA’s partnerships and activities during 2015.

Democratic Accountability in Service Delivery: A practical guide to identify improvements through assessment (Spanish)

29 April, 2016

Democratic Accountability in Service Delivery: A practical guide to identify improvements through assessment (Spanish)

This guide contains an assessment methodology to identify improvements in democratic accountability mechanisms.

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?

26 May, 2016

Second Vogt Lecture on the Political Effects of the Economic Crisis in Europe

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

Carothers on ‘Democracy’s Uncertain State’ at Inaugural Vogt Lecture

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.

25 May, 2016

UN Observer Mission Launches "Quality of Democracies in Latin America"

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.

 

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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.

To learn more, register your interest, and receive your ERMT license:
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