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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
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
Oct
18
2017
Scrabble tiles spelling 'MONEY' on a bed of cash

Money 

Image: 401(K) 2012

Follow the money: three ways to get money back from crooks
Oct
18
2017
Work meeting to analize the progress in parity. Photo Credit: International IDEA.

Work meeting to analize the progress in parity. Photo Credit: International IDEA.

Has progress been made in the promotion of women’s political participation in Peru?
Oct
17
2017
Lord Bryan Davies of Oldham, Ms Davies and Sinead Nicola Jayawickreme inside the Tashischho Dzong. Photo Credit: Pema Yangzome

Lord Bryan Davies of Oldham, Ms Davies and Sinead Nicola Jayawickreme inside the Tashischho Dzong. Photo Credit: Pema Yangzome

Guidelines on Review of Bill for the Parliament of Bhutan

Upcoming Events

Photo taken from the dialogue skills training for local government officials from Zimbabwe, held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 13 Sep 2017. Photo by Elin Falguera.

20 October 2017
Strömsborg 11128 Stockholm Sweden
International IDEA and the International Center for Local Democracy (ICLD), a Swedish organization dedicated to strengthening local democracy, will once again organize a one-day dialogue training for 26 women local government councilors from nine countries. Participants will be from Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Uganda and Tanzania,...
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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