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Sep
21
2018
News Article
Looking at the news around the world today, one cannot help but wonder if peace is being taken for granted? While some of us are fortunate to enjoy peaceful lives, others live in conflict zones where...
Sep
21
2018
News Article
Democracy is pivotal in the pursuit for peace. The global conflict-prevention agenda that the UN Secretary-General seems committed to revitalizing is largely based on this assumption.
Apr
18
2018
Commentary
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Dec
18
2017
Press Release
18 December 2017 | BERLIN—In today’s globalized world, cultural diplomacy has become an increasingly important tool to support intercultural relations, global peace and stability. On 19–22 December,...
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
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...
Sep
27
2017
Commentary
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Sep
15
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...
Mar
10
2017
News Article
Peru was elected Chair of International IDEA for 2017 by the Council of Member States on 8-9 December 2016. Taking up its new role, Peru has set "Corruption: A threat towards a democracy of quality"...
Sep
12
2016
Feature Story
Mission Impossible - Organized crime erodes the legitimacy of the state from the local population with global consequences. What can we do? 
Feb
10
2016
News Article
Organized crime increasingly poses a threat to the exercise of democratic politics in most countries in the world. It is therefore imperative for governments to find creative ways to detect and...
Jul
06
2015
News Article
Why does organized crime relate to the work of democracy support in fragile affected contexts? How can organized crime affect post-conflict recovery and reconstruction? In particular, how can it be a...