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May
28
2020
News Article
As part of the #Protagonistas: Parity-Power-Youth campaign, an initiative undertaken by International IDEA and the Coordinadora de la Mujer, with backing from the Swedish Embassy, five virtual...
May
28
2020
Commentary
The country is destined for more political turbulence – whatever line the Constitutional Court takes on the President’s attempt to form a new government. This Commentary was originally published by...
May
20
2020
Commentary
There is a spark of light in the current darkness. The magnitude and multifaceted effects of the coronavirus pandemic have drawn attention to the need for evidence-based policy responses. Even some...
May
19
2020
Commentary
The global spread of COVID-19 has already profoundly impacted the health and welfare of citizens around the world. Decisions being made about how elections are run during the pandemic will have a...
May
19
2020
Commentary
Burundians will go to the polls on 20 May 2020 for presidential, legislative and local elections in spite of the risks posed by the coronavirus. As of 17 May, there were 27 confirmed cases of...
May
18
2020
Commentary
The COVID-19 outbreak has substantially increased the presence of experts in national politics. As Sam van der Staak writes, however, experts on democracy have so far had relatively little...
May
18
2020
Commentary
Pedoman Komunikasi bagi Badan Penyelenggara Pemilu (BPP) Selama Krisis COVID-19
May
15
2020
News Article
In recent years, Latin America has been the focus of historic corruption exposures. Emblematic cases such as Odebrecht and more local but constant cases have eroded the population's trust in politics...
May
15
2020
Feature Story
Nearly two months after Poland’s political leadership began to contemplate how presidential elections could be held during the COVID-19 pandemic, the plan still hangs in uncertainty, partisanship has...
May
15
2020
Commentary
Rather than focusing solely on a questionable constitutional interpretation process, complementary democratic pathways through the COVID-19 emergency and election delay should also be considered.
May
13
2020
Commentary
In the early 2000s, a sense of euphoria about online voting could be felt in many countries and election expert communities alike. After all, this seemed the logical next frontier of the internet:...
May
12
2020
Commentary
‘"A free press and an active political opposition constitute the best early-warning system a country (…) can have”
May
12
2020
News Article
Parliaments and Crisis is the new Parliamentary Primer produced by the INTER PARES project, funded by the European Union and delivered by International IDEA. Written in the context of the coronavirus...
May
08
2020
News Article
International IDEA co-drafted three position papers with recommendations on programming for democracy within the EU Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The...
May
06
2020
Commentary
COVID-19 has delayed elections worldwide at an unprecedented rate, which will affect peacebuilding efforts. Germany should support national institutions in developing consultation mechanisms between...
May
06
2020
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...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Supporting greater understanding of the new constitution and the constitutional review process
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Observation teams contribute to improved data quality on voter turnout by gender
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Preparing the foundation for a partnership to support Fiji’s electoral institutions and processes
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Protecting the integrity of electoral campaign financing