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Mar
29
2023
News Article
On the 18th and 19th of March 2023, International IDEA's Tunis Office, organized a Moot Court Competition on the limitation clause of rights and freedoms in the Tunisian constitution and the...
Mar
29
2023
News Article
Democracy organizations co-leads of the youth democracy cohort (International IDEA, The European Partnership for Democracy, the European Youth Network and Africtivistes) call on civil society...
Mar
28
2023
News Article
On 12 March 2023, International IDEA’s Sudan programme launched its first-ever Young Political Leaders Academy (YPLA). The Academy brought together 75 young leaders from across the country to...
Mar
20
2023
Feature Story
Despite the legal reforms that have been taken by various Arab countries following their ratification of various international agreements guaranteeing women's civil and political rights, women have...
Mar
14
2023
Commentary
Litigating election disputes is contentious, complex, and excessively technical. The technicality of electoral dispute litigation is fueled by the strict requirements of the Electoral Act, coupled...
Mar
08
2023
Press Release
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to...
Mar
07
2023
Commentary
International Women’s Day (IWD) an event borne from the suffrage women’s movement since 1909, is a day that globally celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women....
Mar
03
2023
News Article
It is with deep sorrow and heavy heart that we share the sad news of Dr Bassma Kodmani’s passing. A highly reputed political scientist and a professor of International Relations at Paris University,...
Mar
02
2023
News Article
International IDEA is saddened by the passing of Frene Ginwala on 12 January 2023, at the age of 90. The Institute wishes to convey its deepest condolences and sympathies to the Ginwala family and...
Feb
27
2023
News Article
Since 2014, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance has been working with Tunisian institutions and civil society to promote the implementation of proportionality in the...
Feb
20
2023
Press Release
The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that establishes terms...
Jan
31
2023
Feature Story
International IDEA believes that diversity can strengthen democracy and peaceful cohesion if values of inclusion and the right for equal participation for all citizens are protected. Without...
Jan
27
2023
News Article
Over the last five years, the continent has witnessed a decline in the number of democratic systems, with 45 per cent of the population now living in hybrid regimes. The quality of democracy is also...
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
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
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
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...