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Sep
12
2022
Feature Story
The women’s training programme, led by the national Electoral Management Body in cooperation with International IDEA, earned an Honorable Mention in the Gender Equality category in the first edition...
Mar
08
2022
News Article
In a region that has seen the greatest progress in political gender equality in the last two decades, Paraguay stands out, but for the wrong reasons: it has the third-lowest percentage of women in...
Jan
14
2022
News Article
International IDEA led the development of the Working Paper, "Mechanisms of Democracy and Fundamental Rights" as part of Club de Madrid's Global Commission on Democracy and Emergencies. 
Nov
29
2021
News Article
The 2021 Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue focused on comparative experiences with constitutions, customary and religious law, and gender equality.
May
27
2021
Commentary
There’s no denying that money plays an important role in politics. However, if the flow of money in politics, commonly known as political finance, is not well regulated, the danger is that this can...
Mar
11
2021
News Article
Polite, buoyant, and idealist: In many ways, Sol Arrúa comes across as a regular 21-year-old. However, as soon as we bring up the subjects of politics and leadership, which she is most passionate...
Jan
19
2021
News Article
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Dec
07
2020
News Article
When constitutions are written in response to violent conflict or as part of a peace process, a key aim of constitution-building is to end the fighting and channel disputes through political...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Pushing gender parity and youth participation to the forefront of the political agenda
Mar
12
2020
News Article
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...
Feb
18
2020
News Article
The follow-up work undertaken in Bolivia by the campaign #PROTAGONISTAS, advanced by International IDEA in partnership with the "Coordinadora de la Mujer " with support of the Swedish Embassy, made...
Feb
06
2020
News Article
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Oct
02
2019
News Article
With the main goal of contributing to the informed vote of the population for the 2019 General Elections in Bolivia, not seeking to induce a decision or establish a trend of any nature, as of today...
Oct
02
2019
News Article
In a highly interactive day full of testimonies and examples, International IDEA shared its work experience on the rights of youth and women in Bolivia with a delegation from the Swedish Embassy who...
Aug
15
2019
News Article
The Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), Bolivia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Plurinational Electoral Body (OEP) join forces with...
Jul
25
2019
News Article
Monitoring the participation of women and youth in Bolivia’s national elections. Este articulo se encuentra disponible en español.  
Jul
12
2019
News Article
In order to strengthen the performance of women candidates who will participate in the General Elections in Bolivia in 2019, women facilitators in different regions had a training on strategic...
Jun
13
2019
News Article
International IDEA and the UNDP created an important forum on 3 June 2019 for discussing gender quotas in Chile by holding the seminar “Law on gender quotas in the elections for regional governors...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
Eight years ago, Virginia, a municipal councillor of Chuquisaca - Bolivia, resigned from her position after fourteen hours of being locked up and threatened. At that time, harassment and political...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
Women around the world make up over half of the total population, but their numbers in decision-making positions are yet to reach equality with men. Paraguay is no exception. In recent years the...