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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
On 15 November 2022, International IDEA, in collaboration with the European Commission (EC) and the Youth Political and Civic Engagement Cohort of the Summit for Democracy (S4D), held an online peer-...
Dec
02
2022
News Article
On 30 November 2022, International IDEA launched two new knowledge products under the Global State of Democracy Initiative:
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
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
18
2022
News Article
The participants of the first Constitution Academy and representatives from the European Union and International IDEA Member States celebrated the completion of the first constitution academy...
Nov
14
2022
News Article
International IDEA Sudan’s Programme launched the highly anticipated Constitution Academy. The academy is an intensive, interactive, residential academic programme, with a mixture of lectures,...
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...
Nov
06
2022
News Article
International IDEA held a technical training on electoral risk management and a knowledge sharing session around International IDEA Election Risk Management (ERM) Tool in preparation for the upcoming...
Oct
27
2022
News Article
International IDEA and the Gambian National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which aims to strengthen cooperation between International IDEA and the...
Oct
25
2022
Commentary
“The system of using the BVAS for the conduct of elections has come to stay. There’s no going back” – Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman   Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in this commentary are...
Oct
12
2022
News Article
When looking at data on democratic performance over time, one might see the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) as the least democratic in the world. Considering the 20 countries it is...
Sep
29
2022
Feature Story
Youth are the Cornerstone for the Hoped Democratic Transition of Sudan, that is why International IDEA Sudan’s programme is concentrating efforts to strengthen the role of young women and men in the...
Aug
19
2022
News Article
Women politicians in Zimbabwe have demonstrated an increased ability to do a gendered analysis and evaluation of policies that govern the activities of the political arena. This was evidenced by the...
Aug
10
2022
News Article
International IDEA Sudan’s programme celebrated the graduation of the first batch from the Young Women Democracy Academy (YWDA) on 9 August 2022. The event took place in the International IDEA office...
Aug
01
2022
Commentary
On July 25, exactly one year after Tunisia’s maverick President Kais Saied sacked the prime minister, dissolved the parliament, suspended the much-celebrated 2014 constitution and started to rule by...
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
04
2022
News Article
During an African Union summit on humanitarian work in late May, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed affirmed his government’s “commitment to ensuring assistance reaches those afflicted by natural...
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...