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Nov
21
2022
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Transparency of politics, particularly political finance, is a cornerstone of every democratic system.
Nov
15
2022
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The 2022 Fiji general election, for 55 seats in the Parliament, will take place on 14 December 2022. So far 316 provisional candidates have been named from 8 of the 9 political parties of which 55...
Jul
20
2022
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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...
Jun
30
2022
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Lobbying  and the giving of donations to political parties are viewed as integral to a democratic process, providing alternative means of political participation for many corporate actors, interest...
Jun
15
2022
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While the the United Kingdom is often considered to have one of the most transparent political finance systems, it is still unclear how more than 1 in every GBP 10 was spent at the last UK general...
Sep
06
2021
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In Moldova’s recent parliamentary elections, social media formed a prominent environment for election campaigning. To promote transparency and ultimately the integrity of the electoral process,...
Aug
02
2021
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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...
Jun
14
2021
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Political finance is one of the elephants in the room in any policy conversation on fighting corruption. It is also at the core of the credibility crisis that negatively impacts on public trust in...
Jun
07
2021
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“Press the mic there...no no, on your left…”  "Oh, I was speaking all this all alone?” Laughter. "Would you please mute your mic?” “I should first know where the mic is!” Laughter. “Am I...
Mar
04
2021
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It struck us to find out how (badly) women are treated on social media. As a pilot effort, International IDEA is working together with MEMO 98, a Slovak-based non-profit media-monitoring organisation...
Feb
02
2021
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Dec
22
2020
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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) together with the implementing Partners of the C3- Fiji Project concluded the third annual National Forum on...
Oct
13
2020
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Within the framework of a series of international conferences, in commemoration of 25 years of the work carried out by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (...
Sep
25
2020
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Should corporate taxes be condoned until the health crisis is over? What do the political parties think about federalism, the free commercialization of marijuana or the legalization of same-sex...
Jul
28
2020
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The launch of the Diploma Course on Parliamentary Governance (DGP)—an initiative undertaken by International IDEA in conjunction with the Higher Education Center of Cochabamba’s San Simón University...
Mar
12
2020
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Approximately 200 leaders of Bolivian youth and political organizations met in the city of Tiquipaya in Cochabamba to participate in an event termed “Youth National Dialogue #PROTAGONISTAS”, a space...
Mar
11
2020
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Africa as a region has the lowest levels of internet penetration in the world. According to the International Telecommunication Union, only 25 per cent of individuals access the internet in sub-...
Nov
04
2019
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Consensus has to be established first within ethnic groups before national unity can be achieved in Ethiopia.
Oct
31
2019
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Democracy building in a post-conflict setting is a complex process requiring strong political and state institutions and processes. Yet, one of the adverse impacts of the prolonged intra-state...
Oct
23
2019
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International IDEA organized the Inter-Regional Roundtable on the Intersections between Gender and Political Finance in Brussels on 16-17 October 2019. The Roundtable provided a forum for female and...