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Jan
15
2019
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International IDEA organized a two-day roundtable discussion in The Hague, on 27 and 28 November 2018, to convene participants from electoral management bodies (EMBs) and cybersecurity agencies, as...
Dec
18
2018
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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...
Dec
13
2018
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This year, the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network celebrates 20 years as the world’s largest online source of electoral knowledge. 
Dec
10
2018
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With parliamentary elections in Moldova less than three months away, debate on the funding of election campaigns is heating up. On 6 December 2018, International IDEA organized Moldova’s first...
Dec
03
2018
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Malaysian and international election experts convened for a two-day Electoral Reform Roundtable on 30 November and 1 December 2018, in Kuala Lumpur, to discuss wide-ranging reform of the electoral...
Nov
23
2018
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Miguel Angel Lara Otaola, International IDEA’s Head of Programme for the Mexico and Central America Office, and Yuri Beltrán Miranda, Councillor of Mexico City’s Electoral Institute (IECM, for its...
Nov
16
2018
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Fiji’s 2018 parliamentary elections took place on 14 November with over 630,000 registered voters at 2,173 polling stations, including advanced and postal voters. With heavy rain and a tropical...
Nov
15
2018
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Yangon is at a critical juncture on its path towards democracy as its administrative body, the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), is preparing for the first ever fully democratic municipal...
Nov
09
2018
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By-elections are of great importance to a representative and credible democracy as seats need to be filled to ensure the legitimacy and function of Myanmar’s various parliaments. On 3 November 2018,...
Nov
07
2018
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Relations between the media and electoral authorities can be strained or uneasy, and the result of such strained relations can be misinformation or missed opportunities. Since public confidence (and...
Oct
10
2018
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More than 30 students from Uppsala University visited International IDEA HQ on 9 October 2018 as part of their undergraduate course in ‘Development Policy in Practice.’ During their visit, the...
Oct
05
2018
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Brazil will go to the polls next Sunday, 7 october, to choose the next President of the country, together with the total renovation of the Chamber of Deputies, two thirds of the Federal Senate, State...
Sep
21
2018
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Large-scale violent conflicts are devastating in many ways. They cause death, suffering, destruction of infrastructure and resource depletion.  Somewhat less visible though, is how they tear apart...
Sep
21
2018
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The ruling parliamentary group Peruanos por el Kambio and International IDEA co-organized an internal working meeting in August 2018, in which the members of Congress addressed the two central topics...
Sep
21
2018
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El pasado mes de agosto, el Grupo Parlamentario oficialista Peruanos por el Kambio e IDEA Internacional coorganizaron una reunión interna de trabajo durante la cual los congresistas abordaron los dos...
Sep
13
2018
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Mexico and International IDEA share a long history of collaboration. Their relationship was taken to the next level on April 2018, when the Sub-regional Office for Mexico and Central America started...
Sep
12
2018
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Closing the election cycle of 2018, Brazil will go to the polls on the first Sunday of October (07/10) to choose the next President of the country, together with the total renovation of the Chamber...
Sep
12
2018
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  Cerrando el ciclo electoral de 2018, Brasil irá a las urnas el primer domingo de octubre (07/10) para elegir al próximo Presidente del país, juntamente con la renovación total de la Cámara de los...
Sep
07
2018
Commentary
The general election on 9 September 2018 in Sweden will mark a decisive moment in the country’s polling history. Beyond the political implications, the country’s electoral process is facing an...
Sep
03
2018
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Back in July 2015, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Fijian Elections Office (FEO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which...