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Feb
06
2023
News Article
On 31 January 2023, International IDEA and the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU jointly organized in Brussels a conference to launch the Recommendations Report on the EU’s External...
Jan
31
2023
Press Release
As global democracy faces headwinds, EU should lead in new geopolitical reality 
Jan
31
2023
Feature Story
In a bid to deepen relationships across the Asia-Pacific region, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance’s (International IDEA) Secretary-General Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora met...
Dec
20
2022
News Article
A regional workshop on Constituency Development Funds (CDFs) and Anti-Money Laundering was convened in Wellington, New Zealand, on 28–29 November 2022. The meeting brought together parliamentarians...
Dec
06
2022
Press Release
International IDEA strongly applauds and congratulates the parties that signed the new Framework Agreement and appreciates the inputs from Sudanese stakeholders as well as the important support from...
Nov
29
2022
News Article
International IDEA organized the First Annual Retreat for Special Envoys and High Officials of ECOWAS and IGAD on Unconstitutional Changes of Government and Constitutional Transitions, from 21 to 23...
Nov
29
2022
News Article
This year's SDG16 Data Initiative Report , jointly produced by the SDG16 Data Initiative consortium, aims to evaluate global progress towards realizing Sustainable Development Goal 16—Promoting...
Nov
10
2022
News Article
On 25 October 2021, following months of political unrest, the military staged a coup on the transitional order and took power—dissolving the civilian government, deposing the Prime Minister, and...
Sep
09
2022
News Article
The European Union and its Member States are the biggest providers of democracy support worldwide. Advancing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms is one of the objectives...
Jul
20
2022
News Article
With an aim to encourage a stable, acceptable and democratic constitutional settlement in Sudan, International IDEA Sudan is organizing an academic constitutional activity to engage Sudanese...
Jul
01
2022
News Article
“These are dark days for democracy. That is why the Summit for Democracy and its further efforts to connect governments and civil society around government and reform commitments are so important.”...
May
19
2022
News Article
Within the framework of cooperation between International IDEA and the Francophone network for competencies in elections (Réseau des compétences électorales francophone, RECEF), a report was...
Mar
30
2022
News Article
The Electoral Tribunal of Panama (ET) launched on 23 March 2022, the General Elections Plan (PLAGEL), by its acronym in Spanish, where International IDEA will provide international technical...
Mar
10
2022
News Article
International IDEA is not giving up on its pursue to support the Sudanese people achieve their aspiration for democracy. Sudan’s Programme started the year 2022 with a set of goals adapted to suit...
Feb
21
2022
Commentary
On the evening of 15 February 2022, reports emerged that key police and military officials in Djibouti were put under house arrest, reportedly amid fears of a coup d’état. This was the latest in the...
Dec
10
2021
News Article
In his Opening Speech to the Summit for Democracy, U.S. President Joe Biden cited International IDEA’s Global State of Democracy 2021 Report’s alarming findings on democratic decline. With this...
Dec
07
2021
News Article
In 2015 the United Nations member states adopted the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be achieved by 2030, including SDG 16, on peaceful, just and inclusive societies.
Nov
04
2021
News Article
While the impact of the pandemic restrictions still affected the organization of international summits in person, the High-Level General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General ...
Aug
02
2021
News Article
Sudan is known for its harsh weather—especially during the summer in the period between May and July. This year the people of Sudan received a reminder about global warming when temperatures reached...
Jul
22
2021
News Article
On Monday, 12 July, members of the SDG16 Data Initiative— a collective project by a consortium of 17 organizations seeking to support tracking the global commitments made by more than 194 countries...