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Oct
20
2017
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Is corruption always a constraint for development? Is there a universal means to tackle corruption? What impact does corruption have on the quality of democracy? These and other questions were raised...
Oct
20
2017
Press Release
The International Institute for Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has appointed Democracy Ambassadors ahead of the Global State of Democracy publication, to be launched in November 2017. In...
Oct
19
2017
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Oct
18
2017
News Article
In the first three months of this year, hundreds of thousands of Romanians took to the streets of Bucharest. They protested against political corruption and attempts by politicians to maintain...
Oct
18
2017
News Article
The number of women in politics and decision-making spaces has been increasing very slowly in Peru. In 2016, the country began a major electoral reform process that International IDEA has been...
Oct
18
2017
News Article
Yachts. Cars. Cash. Around 3.5 million euro held by former Tunisian President, Ben Ali, was returned to the country in May 2015 after Swiss authorities joined efforts with their Tunisian counterparts...
Oct
17
2017
News Article
In the first week of September 2017, as two experts from UK Parliament/British Parliament, we were in Thimphu to assist in developing a Guideline for Review of Bill for the Parliament of Bhutan with...
Oct
18
2017
Feature Story
On 4 October 2017, International IDEA and Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC)* signed a Cooperation Framework Agreement for the Democratic Governance Sector at the BTC headquarters in Brussels.
Oct
11
2017
News Article
On 10 October 2017, the Government of Mexico, represented by the Ambassador of Mexico to Sweden, Agustín Gasca Pliego, joined International IDEA's Secretary-General Yves Leterme, and Regional...
Oct
11
2017
News Article
El 10 de octubre de 2017, el Gobierno de México, representado por el Embajador de México en Suecia, Agustín Gasca Pliego, se reunió junto al Secretario General de IDEA Internacional, Yves Leterme, y...
Oct
10
2017
News Article
Kyrgyzstan is seen as a beacon of hope for democracy in Central Asia, in a region otherwise dominated by autocratic regimes. However, as is the case in many places, money in politics is undermining...
Oct
10
2017
News Article
International IDEA's Electoral Processes Programme held the first workshop of its 'Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections Workshop' in Dakar, Senegal on 13 and 14 September 2017. Elections...
Oct
06
2017
News Article
Con motivo del Día Internacional de la Democracia, el Tribunal Supremo Electoral de Brasil, organizó el pasado 15 de septiembre, un encuentro regional sobre democracia y elecciones, contando con la...
Oct
06
2017
News Article
On 15 September, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Brazil organized a regional conference on ‘Democracy and Elections’ as part of International Day of Democracy celebrations. The conference was...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
On 2 October 2017, International IDEA celebrated a decade of work in Bolivia, satisfying the mission of supporting democratic processes and institutions. Its work focuses on four thematic areas:...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
Este 2 de octubre IDEA Internacional celebra una década de trabajo en Bolivia, cumpliendo con la misión de apoyar los procesos y las instituciones democráticas. Su trabajo se enfoca en cuatro áreas...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
El incremento de mujeres en la política y en los espacios de toma de decisión se viene dando de manera muy lenta en el Perú.  En 2016 en el país se ha iniciado un importante proceso de reforma...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
On Monday 2 October 2017, International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on “Democracy, Poverty and Peace” at International IDEA´s headquarters in Stockholm. The panel was organized by ATD Fourth...
Oct
04
2017
News Article
On Friday 29 September 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Mr Yves Leterme, travelled to Sopot, Poland, in order to participate in a panel discussion at the yearly European Forum for...
Sep
28
2017
News Article
El día 19 de Septiembre, en la ciudad de La Paz, tuvo lugar el Taller Nacional convocado por el Tribunal Supremo Electoral para la socialización de los resultados de las jornadas departamentales de...