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Jul
19
2016
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El 12 y 13 de julio se realizó el Foro Chileno-Alemán, titulado ‘Desafíos para la Democracia’,  en el marco de la visita del Presidente de Alemania, Joachim Gauck, a Chile. El foro fue organizado por...
Jul
18
2016
News Article
A Chilean-German Forum, entitled “Challenges for Democracy”, was held in the context of a visit to Chile by German President Joachim Gauck on 12-13 July. The forum was jointly organised by the...
Jul
18
2016
Commentary
Since the general elections in Tonga on 27 November 2014, two Peoples’ Representatives in the 26-seat Parliament, comprising of 17 Peoples’ Representatives and 9 Nobles Representatives, have been...
Jul
14
2016
Feature Story
A total of 67 candidates, including four women, as well as incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Charmaine Scotty, who is also a government Minister, stood for the 19-seat Parliament in the elections...
Jul
14
2016
Feature Story
United Nations, July 14 2016 – A coalition of international organizations today launched an online initiative to chart progress on one of the most challenging of the UN’s new Sustainable Development...
Jul
13
2016
News Article
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets out an unprecedented and ambitious global action plan. Through the endorsement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, the international community...
Jul
13
2016
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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets out an unprecedented and ambitious global action plan. Through the endorsement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, the international community...
Jul
07
2016
News Article
At the European Council of 28-29 June 2016, the European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini,...
Jul
06
2016
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Representatives from 15 Fijian government agencies, state-owned enterprises and civil society organizations in Suva came together to assess democratic accountability in service delivery.
Jul
05
2016
News Article
Financing of political parties and electoral campaigns as part of larger political reform was the main topic of a seminar held on 28 July at the Sindicatura General de la Nación in Buenos Aires,...
Jul
05
2016
Feature Story
As part of Mongolia’s continued efforts to create a more bottom-up approach to further deepen democracy and improve service delivery at the local level, it will focus on using assessments designed to...
Jul
04
2016
News Article
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets out a shared vision to foster peaceful, stable and just societies. It acknowledges the central role that...
Jun
29
2016
Feature Story
One of the major challenges related to money in politics is the considerable lack of transparency surrounding political party and election finance.
Jun
29
2016
News Article
Transitional elections are complex environments for the enforcement of campaign finance regulations. Myanmar 2015 General Elections was no exception. Unanimously greeted as the first free and fair...
Jun
29
2016
News Article
While the weather has been cold and dreary this New York City spring, the events organized by International IDEA’s Permanent Observer Office to the United Nations (UN) have been anything but. In...
Jun
29
2016
News Article
The Constitution of Kenya (2010) includes a strong Bill of Rights, which extensively covers political freedoms as well as socio-economic and cultural rights. In addition, the enactment of legislation...
Jun
29
2016
News Article
International IDEA through its Office to the European Union participated in the annual European Development Days (EDD), held in Brussels during the period of 15-16 June 2016.
Jun
27
2016
News Article
Democracy – an interactive conference on the opportunities, limitations and future prospects of participatory democracy and active citizenship in Sweden, Europe and worldwide. How can we inspire...
Jun
27
2016
Commentary
The people of the United Kingdom have spoken. In many ways, and for years to come, Brexit will have a profound impact on the United Kingdom, European Union (EU) and the world.