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Feb
21
2017
Commentary
  Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily...
Feb
17
2017
News Article
On 8 July 2016, the Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) to the EU, the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) and the European Network...
Feb
17
2017
Feature Story
Launch of the Assessment of State of Local Democracy in Moldova At a time of multiple challenges facing representative democracies across the globe, closing gaps between governments and citizens has...
Feb
16
2017
News Article
The Institute for European Studies (IEE), in collaboration with the Centre d'Étude de la Vie Politique (CEVIPOL), of the Université libre de Bruxelles will host a discussion on the crisis of the rule...
Feb
14
2017
Feature Story
Indonesian voters in seven provinces, 76 regencies and 18 cities will go to polls  on15 February 2017, to elect their governors, regents and mayors respectively.
Feb
07
2017
Commentary
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Feb
01
2017
News Article
International IDEA was pleased to welcome the South African Parliamentary Standing Committee on Appropriations to its Headquarters in Stockholm as part of the Committee’s study visit to Sweden. Led...
Jan
31
2017
Feature Story
From 27-30 November 2016, International IDEA Haiti office organized a conference for the National Federation of Women Mayors of Haiti (FENAFEMH), in partnership with the South Training Institute (...
Jan
31
2017
News Article
International IDEA and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), with the support of the Swiss Confederation and USAID, organized two BRIDGE workshops in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on...
Jan
30
2017
News Article
It is with great sadness that International IDEA has learned of the murder of U Ko Ni. A respected adviser to the National League for Democracy on legal issues, he worked to improve...
Jan
25
2017
Commentary
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Jan
23
2017
Commentary
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Jan
23
2017
News Article
“This training is useful for us as some unclear questions for us were answered.” - Daw Win Win Myint, Member of Yangon Region Election Sub-commission
Jan
19
2017
News Article
Democracy is a system that allows for disagreement, for orderly competition between political parties and candidates in a “battle of ideas.”
Jan
05
2017
News Article
The effective implementation of  Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development will depend on the ownership of the process at all levels of government, a multi-stakeholder approach, and the capacity to...
Jan
05
2017
News Article
On 1 December Africa had its own “shock election”. The incumbent president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, lost to the opposition candidate Adama Barrow. Just as the Trump election in the US took political...
Dec
23
2016
Commentary
As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to bring your attention to the important issue of money in politics.  
Dec
23
2016
News Article
International IDEA participated in the 2016 Bali Democracy Forum themed “Religion, Democracy and Pluralism” on 8-9 December.  The delegation was headed by International IDEA’s Chair of Board of...
Dec
21
2016
Commentary
This year has been dubbed ‘the year of direct democracy’.
Dec
21
2016
Commentary
Opportunities and Challenges to Democracy in 2016