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Oct
22
2020
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Kevin Casas-Zamora, Secretary-General at International DEA during his speech in the Swedish Parliament celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. Image Credit: International IDEA       Distinguished attendees,  
Oct
01
2020
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Democracy in a time of crisis Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora Secretary-General, International IDEA   Good morning.
Sep
21
2020
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  Thank you so much for having me and thanks to the organizers, the Election Commission of India and A-WEB for this very timely webinar and the enlightening discussions. 
Sep
15
2020
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Thank you so much Ryota, Carl, colleagues and friends. We are here to discuss a battle of narratives that we need to win, if we want democracy to prevail. The good news is that the case for democracy remains strong, as we've seen here. Now, I would simply...
Feb
18
2020
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"Democracy is experiencing severe challenges all over the world."
Feb
12
2020
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Unequal distribution of money has a direct bearing first and foremost on the ability of parties and candidates to effectively get their message out to voters. Secondly, money can distort not simply electoral fairness but political equality more broadly, by...
Dec
12
2019
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Democracy is experiencing severe challenges all over the world. The sense of hope and inevitability that infused democracy’s remarkable expansion during the second half of the Twentieth Century is all but gone. Pessimism and hand-wringing about the health of...
Dec
10
2019
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Dr. Kevin Casas-Zamora, Secretario General en IDEA Internacional. Presentacion del informe El estado de la democracia en el mundo y en las Américas 2019, México    
Dec
06
2019
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International IDEA´s Global State of Democracy (GSoD)  new report was launched as part of the Bali Civil Society and Democracy Forum on 5 December 2019. The Indonesian Ministry for Foreign Affairs organized the Forum in Nusa Dua, Bali. The event...
Nov
20
2019
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On 9 November of 1989, Europe and the world saw one of its most defining moments in recent history—the fall of the Berlin Wall—the wall that for almost three decades stood as the symbol of artificial separation of Europe, of the deprivation of...
Nov
19
2019
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I want to thank all our speakers for a truly wonderful discussion. This is exactly the kind of debate that we would like to stimulate through the dissemination of our Global State of Democracy Report – a nuanced, empirically based, practically oriented...
Sep
24
2019
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  "Dear Excellencies, Chairpersons, Commissioner, representatives from electoral management bodies, civil society organizations, and intergovernmental organizations, and all participants and guests,
Aug
24
2019
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  Recordando al escritor mexicano Carlos Fuentes, quien 10 años antes de morir, en 2002 publica su credo personal en forma de diccionario, titulado En esto creo, quiero hacer lo mismo y compartir con ustedes unas breves reflexiones en orden alfabético: A-
Jul
19
2018
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Money and politics are intrinsically interlinked. However, if the financing of political parties and election campaigns is not adequately regulated, money will be used for undue influence and policy capture by narrow private interests. This will disable...
Dec
08
2017
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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...
Jun
13
2017
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LOS DESAFIOS DE LA DEMOCRACIA EN AMERICA LATINA: COMO GOBERNAR MEJOR Conferencia pronunciada al recibir el premio Guillermo el O´Donnell Democracy Award and Lectureship 2017, de Latin American Studies Association (LASA); LASA Congress, Lima 29 Junio 2017....
Apr
29
2017
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THE CHALLENGES FACING DEMOCRACY IN LATIN AMERICA: HOW TO GOVERN BETTER   Lecture delivered by Sergio Bitar on receiving the Guillermo el O´Donnell Democracy Award and Lectureship 2017, of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA); LASA Congress, Lima,...
Mar
22
2016
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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,...