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NEW RELEASE: The Global State of Democracy: Exploring Democracy's Resilience

The Global State of Democracy seeks to address the lack of analytical material on democracy building and the quality of democracy internationally, and to bridge the gap between academic research, policy development and democracy assistance initiatives. It introduces the new Global State of Democracy indices as a key evidence base to inform policy interventions and identify problem-solving approaches to trends affecting the quality of democracy.

Access the digital version of The Global State of Democracy and the Global State of Democracy Indices

 

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Jan
18
2018
ACE20: Celebrating twenty years of sharing electoral knowledge.

ACE20: Celebrating twenty years of sharing electoral knowledge.

ACE celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Jan
15
2018
Latin America goes to the polls
Jan
05
2018
For most part of the year, Brazil has seen large number of citizen protests in light of the Lava Jato (“Car Wash”) scandal and the Odebrecht case (Photo  Cretit: Márcio Motta)

For most part of the year, Brazil has seen large number of citizen protests in light of the Lava Jato (“Car Wash”) scandal and the Odebrecht case (Photo  Cretit: Márcio Motta)

Latin America 2017: A mediocre, intense, and complex year
Dec
22
2017
Participants of the first Inter-Parliamentary Conference on Budget Oversight, Nay Pyi Taw, 23–26 November 2017. Photo credit: Wine Gyi.

Participants of the first Interparliamentary Conference on Budget Oversight, Nay Pyi Taw, 23–26 November 2017. Photo credit: Wine Gyi.

Myanmar hosts its first Interparliamentary Conference on Budget Oversight

Upcoming Events

Vote counting for the 2012 Timor-Leste presidential elections at a polling station in Dili. Photo Credit: Sandra Magno/ UNDP Flickr. 

Vote counting for the 2012 Timor-Leste presidential elections at a polling station in Dili. Photo Credit: Sandra Magno/ UNDP Flickr

23 - 24 January 2018
Stockholm
Electoral processes are inherently complex, involving legal, operational, technical, political, security and other processes. While it is impossible to contain all electoal risks, systematic risk management efforts undertaken by electoral management bodies (EMBs) may help in preventing many risks from materializing, as well as assisting EMBs to take more...
ACE 20: Celebrating twenty years of sharing electoral knowledge.

ACE 20: Celebrating twenty years of sharing electoral knowledge.

24 January 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
This year, the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network celebrates 20 years as the world’s largest online source of electoral knowledge, promoting credible and transparent electoral processes around the world.  Celebrations commence on 24 January, with the 20th Anniversary Reception at the International IDEA headquarters in Stockholm. Speakers include:

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