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Dec
08
2017
Speech
The 10th Bali Democracy Forum (BDF) with the theme 'Does Democracy Deliver?'  was successfully organized in Jakarta, Indonesia on 7–8 December 2017. The BDF 2017 was attended by 96 countries and seven international organizations, including International IDEA...
Mar
22
2016
Speech
The Mongolian Government hosted a seminar on “Democratic Transitions in Asia: Lessons Learned from Transitional Elections" on 21-22 March 2016. The seminar hosted participants from 10 Asian countries, including Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia,...
Jul
11
2006
Speech
Today, more people than ever before are governed by elected representatives. Democracy – the idea that people have the right to control their government and that a government is legitimate only if and when it is controlled by the people – has acquired an...
Sep
20
2005
Speech
Tackling the practical tasks of day to day governance, economic development, fighting corruption and building the rule of law is much less glamorous than building a new institutional framework after years of authoritarian government, but it remains the test...
Mar
15
2005
Speech
The constitution of any country defines the institutions by which that country governs itself, and indeed the relationship between the citizens of the country and its institutional framework. As such, it is a fundamentally political document, establishing the...