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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
  Aclaración: Las opiniones expresadas en este artículo son exclusivas de su autor e independientes de intereses nacionales o políticos particulares. Además, estas opiniones no representan...
Jan
24
2017
News Article
Stellan Vinthagen, the Endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, the United States of America, gave a talk at International...
Jan
23
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...
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
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
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
21
2016
Commentary
This year has been dubbed ‘the year of direct democracy’.
Dec
21
2016
Commentary
Opportunities and Challenges to Democracy in 2016
Dec
21
2016
Commentary
  The case for direct democracy Direct democracy is here to stay and should be welcomed. Direct democracy mechanisms such as referendums, citizens’ initiatives, agenda initiatives, and recall votes...
Dec
21
2016
Commentary
This year will be remembered as the year that put direct democracy back on the agenda.
Dec
21
2016
Commentary
Granting citizens a direct say in political decisions is often part of the political system in a country. It is crucial to make a clear distinction between the different mechanisms and procedures of...
Dec
20
2016
Commentary
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Dec
20
2016
Commentary
  Disclaimer: Views expressed in this article are those of the individual author. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily...