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Sep
21
2022
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International IDEA is saddened by the passing of Professor Dr Azyumardi Azra on 18 September 2022, at the age of 67. We wish to convey our deepest sympathies to Dr Azra's family and loved ones....
Sep
13
2022
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Emerging from the most chronic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, countries in Asia and the Pacific region are facing challenges as governing systems in the region grapple with the stressors...
Sep
12
2022
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On 18 June 2021, the UN General Assembly adopted a Resolution which calls upon the Myanmar armed forces “to respect the will of the people as freely expressed by the results of the general election...
Sep
12
2022
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International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on the state of Sweden’s democracy on 7 September 2022, ahead of the International Day of Democracy and Sweden’s general elections on 11 September 2022....
Sep
09
2022
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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...
Sep
01
2022
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“Authoritarianism is on the rise, but resilience and democratic pushbacks are alive as well”. This headline properly captures the democratic trends in the Asia and Pacific region, characterised by...
Sep
01
2022
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The recent postponement of the local polls in Karachi, Pakistan due to the extreme weather (Khan 2022) is an example of how natural hazards can affect an electoral process. To date, the floods have...
Sep
01
2022
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Two years out from the next Indonesian election, preparations are well underway for political parties in one of the world’s most populous democracies. As a presidential representative democracy for...
Aug
19
2022
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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
12
2022
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“Ensuring accountability for past actions, developing mechanisms for transitional justice, enshrining the principles of equality and protection of rights of all ethnic, religious and gender...
Aug
10
2022
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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...
Jul
27
2022
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International IDEA and Perludem are excited to announce the launch of the Electoral Redistricting App (ERA). The release of this unique and free Geographic Information System (GIS) software has been...
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...
Jul
05
2022
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While the use of Internet and social media has become an integral part of the communications strategies of many political parties and candidates across the globe, many countries still struggle to...
Jul
04
2022
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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...
Jul
01
2022
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“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.”...
Jun
30
2022
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Under its MyConstitution programme, International IDEA continues to support the legitimate interim government institutions of Myanmar in their pursuit of restoring democracy and constitutional...
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
17
2022
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Indonesia’s media landscape is certainly one of extremes—it is both the largest news media market in southeast Asia and one of the most complex. Like most countries in the region, there are well-...