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NEWSLETTER: Is Democracy Good for Peace? 

Helmets are not enough: What West Africa today tells us about the realities of conflict prevention

Democracy is pivotal in the pursuit for peace. The global conflict-prevention agenda that the UN Secretary-General seems committed to revitalizing is largely based on this assumption. 

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Oct
12
2018
Fellows with Mr Shane Donnelly, Clerk of the House of Assembly and Mr David Pearce, Clerk of Legislative Council and Staff. Photo credit: International IDEA

Fellows with Mr Shane Donnelly, Clerk of the House of Assembly and Mr David Pearce, Clerk of Legislative Council and Staff. Photo credit: International IDEA

Fellowship by Bhutan Parliament secretariat to Tasmania
Oct
10
2018
Participants show text from Article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights after completing an activity. Photo Credit; International IDEA

Participants show text from Article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights after completing an activity. Photo Credit; International IDEA 

Electoral Processes - Development Policy in Practice Workshop
Oct
09
2018
Cryptocurrency. Image: Mohamed Hassan

Cryptocurrency. Image: Mohamed Hassan

New technologies in political finance – an emerging trend
Oct
05
2018
Photo Credit: Senado Federal@Flickr

Photo Credit: Senado Federal@Flickr

What to expect from the first round of Brazilian elections

Upcoming Events

Image credit: FCSA, UAE

Image credit: FCSA, UAE

22 - 24 October 2018
Dubai, UAE
The UN World Data Forum 2018 will be hosted by Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, of United Arab Emirates from 22 to 24 October 2018, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission and the 
Bruce Stokes. Image: Pew Research Center

Bruce Stokes. Image: Pew Research Center

22 October 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
Join us for a discussion with Bruce Stokes (Director of Global Attitudes, Pew Research Center), where he will connect his research on public attitudes to data from International IDEA’s Global State of Democracy indices.
Image credit: Council of Europe

Image credit: Council of Europe

19 November 2018
Strasbourg, France
The World Forum for Democracy is an annual event in Strasbourg, France. For 2018, the Forum focus is gender equality. At the "Time for Facts" panel, Annika Silva-Leander, Head of the Democracy Assessment and Political Analysis unit, will present data and anaylsis from the Global State of Democracy indices on the state of gender equality and the political...

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