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Dec
08
2016
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Today, Benin joined International IDEA as the 30th Member State of the organization. At the Council meeting held in Stockholm today, Member States approved Benin’s membership application and welcomed...
Dec
08
2016
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has organized a discussion on “Political Participation in Times of Mass Migration and Refugee Crises” at UN...
Nov
08
2016
Press Release
Following the passage of hurricane Matthew that hit Haiti the 4 and 5 October 2016, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) would like to express its...
Sep
29
2016
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA - As part of their ongoing efforts to support the consolidation of sustainable democracy in Africa, the African Union Commission (AUC), the International Organization of La Francophonie (...
Sep
19
2016
Press Release
Electronic voting, biometric registration and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly used by electoral management bodies around the world. But do electronic voting...
Sep
19
2016
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA – Dans le cadre de leur partenariat pour la consolidation de la démocratie en Afrique, la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA), l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) et...
Sep
15
2016
Press Release
YANGON—How can the democratic transition in Myanmar be consolidated and moved forward? During the International Democracy Day event in Yangon, organized on 15 September by Support to Electoral...
Sep
10
2016
Press Release
STOCKHOLM—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance is hosting a panel discussion on the crisis of political representation as it relates to political parties. 
Sep
05
2016
Press Release
Brussels - The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) are hosting a high-level panel discussion on State-...
Sep
01
2016
Press Release
The government is eyeing to complete its housing efforts for communities affected by typhoon Haiyan—one of the strongest storms to make landfall in recent history—in December 2013. An accountability...
Aug
22
2016
Press Release
STOCKHOLM—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance’s Annual Democracy Forum will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 25-26 August 2016 under the theme, ‘Learning from...
Jun
10
2016
Press Release
International IDEA film investigates social media’s role in political finance and voter participation Money is central to politics and critical for communicating with constituents. Money can also...
May
26
2016
Press Release
International IDEA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have co-organized the second installment in the Margaret Vogt Memorial Lecture series to happen today, 26 May 2016, at UN...
May
25
2016
Press Release
International IDEA’s Permanent Observer office to the United Nations (UN) will launch today the English version of The Quality of Democracies in Latin America. Lead writer Leonardo Morlino and...
May
24
2016
Press Release
International IDEA and the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC), are hosting a two-day conference with a focus on evaluating the...
Apr
22
2016
Press Release
TUNIS, TUNISIA – 20 April 2016. International IDEA will launch Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders (available in Arabic, French and English) at 18:00 on 25 April 2016 at the...
Apr
20
2016
Press Release
International IDEA is hosting a three-day conference on, ‘Constitution building and constitutionalism in transitional and post-conflict situations’[agenda, concept note] in Tunis, Tunisia on 25-27...
Apr
19
2016
Press Release
STOCKHOLM, 19 April 2016 – Today, Brazil joined International IDEA, bringing the total number of Member States in the organization to 29. At the Council meeting held in Stockholm today, Member States...
Dec
22
2015
Press Release
The two day regional conference on “The use of money in politics and its effects on people’s representation” jointly held with the Election Commission of India, International IDEA & India...
Dec
06
2015
Press Release
In their follow-up report presented on 3 December, International IDEA and UCAB regret that the recommendations presented by the Study Mission at the beginning of the campaign, aimed at overcoming the...