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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...
May
12
2022
Commentary
It is glaring from the high cost of nomination fees imposed by Nigerian political parties that the commercialization of politics is fast becoming an indelible feature of Nigeria’s political culture...
Apr
12
2022
Commentary
While the situation remains fragile, the conditions for peace seem to have ripened in Ethiopia. Opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the...
Apr
11
2022
Feature Story
The Young Women’s Democracy Academy (YWDA) is a three-month capacity-building programme dedicated to empowering young women between the ages of 18 and 24 with the knowledge and skills necessary to...
Mar
23
2022
Feature Story
Members of Parliament from the Committees on Constitutional Affairs, Human Rights and Legality and on Public Administration and Local Government of the Mozambican Parliament jointly met over three...
Mar
11
2022
Commentary
As the world commemorates the 2022 International Women's Day, the plummeting of women's representation in elective office in Africa is alarming. According to the first Women's Political Participation...
Mar
10
2022
News Article
International IDEA is not giving up on its pursue to support the Sudanese people achieve their aspiration for democracy. Sudan’s Programme started the year 2022 with a set of goals adapted to suit...
Mar
09
2022
News Article
International IDEA has made women's participation one of its main axes in improving the inclusiveness of electoral processes in the Arab region. To combat inequitable attitudes towards women in the...
Mar
08
2022
News Article
International IDEA works to reduce the gap between women's rights as affirmed in the legal texts in the different Arab countries and the low rates of women in decision-making positions.
Mar
04
2022
News Article
Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa (Women in Political Participation (WPP)) is a Pan-African gender project on the different facets of Women and Politics in Africa. Funded by Sida...
Mar
04
2022
News Article
After a quarter of a century of democratic experience that followed another 25 years of a revolutionary process that put women’s emancipation at the centre of the revolutionary discourse, women in...
Feb
21
2022
Commentary
On the evening of 15 February 2022, reports emerged that key police and military officials in Djibouti were put under house arrest, reportedly amid fears of a coup d’état. This was the latest in the...
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. 
Dec
16
2021
News Article
Season's Greetings from International IDEA and warm wishes for 2022!  
Dec
10
2021
News Article
In his Opening Speech to the Summit for Democracy, U.S. President Joe Biden cited International IDEA’s Global State of Democracy 2021 Report’s alarming findings on democratic decline. With this...