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#DEMOMEMO: Democracy moments worth sharing

2017-DemoMemo

Casting a ballot, marching in protest or speaking at a local political party meeting—these are democracy memories worth sharing. Tell your story on social media using the #DemoMemo hashtag. +READ MORE 

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Oct
24
2017
Dr Daniel Zovatto (second from left) during his presentation; to his right Margarita López Maya of the UCV: to his left, Rafael Fernández de Castro of ITAM; Sarah Chayez of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Arturo Valenzuela of the Covington and Burling. Photo credit: International IDEA.

Dr Daniel Zovatto (second from left) during his presentation; to his right Margarita López Maya of the UCV: to his left, Rafael Fernández de Castro of ITAM; Sarah Chayez of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Arturo Valenzuela of the Covington and Burling. Photo credit: International IDEA.

Regional Director of International IDEA proposes a NEVER MORE approach to impunity in Latin America
Oct
20
2017
Participants and panelists at the event. Photo credit: Gosia Calabro

Participants and panelists at the event. Photo credit: Gosia Calabro

Roundtable: The 2030 Agenda: Addressing corruption in support of democratic governance and sustainable development
Oct
20
2017
Ambassadors appointed to champion study on Global State of Democracy
Oct
19
2017
31th Day Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution 

31th Day Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution 

Image: Studio Incendo

The Joshua Wongs of the world belong in parliament, not prison

Upcoming Events

International IDEA's The Global State of Democracy publication cover

International IDEA's The Global State of Democracy publication cover

15 November 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
Globally, democracy is at a crossroads. International IDEA’s The Global State of Democracy publication assesses the state of democracy worldwide, with the aim of providing evidence-based analysis and actionable recommendations for current threats and challenges to democracy.
DemTech Q&A with Peter Wolf, International IDEA
31 October 2017
Facebook.com/InternationalIDEA
Join us for a live chat on International IDEA's Facebook page – as we sit down to discuss the interlinkages between democracy and technology with Peter Wolf. Ever wanted to know more about cyber security and elections, the use of biometrics or how technology can be used to improve the integrity of a vote? Then join the live chat – and pitch your questions...
North Darfur Woman Votes in Sudanese National Elections

North Darfur Woman Votes in Sudanese National Elections

Image: United Nations Photo

10 - 12 November 2017
Cotonou, Benin
  Analyses of democratic process in Africa over the past 30 years represent a paradox. Optimists point to the huge gains that have been made in terms of free and fair elections, peaceful political changes and increased political and civil rights. More pessimistic analysts point to ongoing democratic deficits such as voter intimidation and violence and the...

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