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Jan
23
2023
Commentary
As the political crisis in Peru worsens, Alicia del Aguila explores its roots. Key to understanding it are the political polarisation of recent years, tensions between the Central and Southern Andes...
Jan
17
2023
Commentary
2023 will be complex and challenging for Latin America. The region will face an unfavourable international context in which it is expected, according to the IMF, that there will be a simultaneous...
Jan
08
2023
Press Release
The storming of Brazil’s Presidential Palace, Congress and Supreme Court by supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday is an unacceptable, illegitimate and dangerous assault on...
Dec
23
2022
News Article
International IDEA, with the support from the European Commission, has been contributing to increasing effective evidence-based and coordinated support for democracy across the world through the...
Dec
21
2022
Commentary
 “Building trust is very difficult and takes time, while losing trust is brutally simple and often fatal” –  Bill Gray,former Electoral Commissioner, AEC  
Dec
21
2022
News Article
International IDEA and the European Commission co-hosted a hybrid event on 13 December 2022, ‘Beyond the Summit for Democracy, opportunities and the way forward’. The first Summit for Democracy (S4D...
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
19
2022
Commentary
Here are five events and trends from the last year that capture the most important developments in democracy and human rights across the continent. Overall, 2022 saw both positive and negative trends...
Dec
13
2022
News Article
International IDEA conducted three webinars exploring corruption in the region as part of the “Democratic Development in the Melanesian webinar series 2022”. Absence of Corruption is one of the key...
Dec
13
2022
News Article
The Canadian Chairship of International IDEA culminated in the second bi-annual Council of Member States meeting and a set of side events, organized on 1 December 2022 at the Institute’s headquarters...
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...
Dec
05
2022
News Article
International IDEA, in collaboration with the European Commission (EC) and the Youth Political and Civic Engagement Cohort of the Summit for Democracy (S4D), held on 15 November 2022, an online peer-...
Dec
02
2022
News Article
International IDEA’s Council of Member States, chaired by Canada, unanimously approved the United States of America to become an Observer to International IDEA on 1 December 2022. Este artículo está...
Dec
02
2022
News Article
On 30 November 2022, International IDEA launched two new knowledge products under the Global State of Democracy Initiative:
Dec
02
2022
News Article
Canada, represented by Jason LaTorre, Ambassador of Canada to Sweden, handed over the Chairship of International IDEA to the Netherlands, represented by Bengt van Loosdrecht, the Netherlands’...
Nov
30
2022
Press Release
Half of democratic governments around the world are in decline while authoritarian regimes are deepening their repression. Esta nota de prensa está disponible en español.
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
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
24
2022
News Article
سلطت تقارير وسائل الإعلام الأخيرة [1] [2] الضوء على المستوى المقلق للمضايقات عبر الإنترنت ضد العاملين في مجال الاقتراع حول انتخابات التجديد النصفي في الولايات المتحدة لعام ٢٠٢٢. ويؤكد العمل الجاري...
Nov
24
2022
News Article
Recent media reports[1] [2] highlighted the worrying level of online harassment against poll workers around the 2022 United States mid-term elections. Ongoing work by International IDEA confirms that...