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Mar
08
2019
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In May 2019, the European Parliament elections will take place across the EU. In the context of rising populism and a shifting geopolitical role of the European Union, the risk of extreme right...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
Eight years ago, Virginia, a municipal councillor of Chuquisaca - Bolivia, resigned from her position after fourteen hours of being locked up and threatened. At that time, harassment and political...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
Balancing power relations, reducing disparities, ensuring equal rights, opportunities and respect for all individuals regardless of their sex or social identity is a must to bind a nation together...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
Women around the world make up over half of the total population, but their numbers in decision-making positions are yet to reach equality with men. Paraguay is no exception. In recent years the...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
International Women’s Day presents an opportunity to take stock and reinforce the sought-after goals for women’s empowerment in all spheres of life. The global pursuit to #BalanceforBetter can only...
Jan
25
2019
News Article
Young political and civil society activists gathered to analyze digital rights agendas, gender, diversity and youth, with a viewpoint on democratic innovation, an activity jointly organized by...
Jan
24
2019
News Article
International IDEA continues its work to strengthen the institutional capacitiy of electoral jurisdictional bodies in Latin America and beyond. As part of this effort, International IDEA is now a...
Jan
11
2019
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the European Union organized on 7 December 2018, a Roundtable discussion on ”Political empowerment of women through ICTs”, with the support of the Canadian Mission...
Nov
27
2018
News Article
Goal 5 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG 5) aims to achieve gender equality and empowerment of all women. For several years, there has been a growing attention for the role of SDG 5...
Nov
07
2018
Commentary
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Oct
29
2018
News Article
Mongolian People’s Party, Democratic Party, Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party, Civil Will Party and National Labour Party recently all came together at a training event to face common challenges...
Oct
17
2018
News Article
Bolivia assumes the presidency of the AMEB and promotes the debate on the Parity and Intercultural Democracy.
Sep
28
2018
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the European Union celebrated the International Day of Democracy (15 September) by co-organizing a high-level conference on, ‘EU leadership for democracy’, at the...
Aug
29
2018
News Article
To further discuss the establishment of a gender electoral network in the Arab region, the Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies (Arab EMBs), the UNDP and the International Institute for...
Aug
02
2018
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One of the 17 sustainable development goals of the United Nations is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. While progress has already been made in fields such as education and...
Jul
20
2018
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International IDEA Haiti’s office organized a training day on 4 July 2018 for consultants from various political parties represented in parliament to draft their strategic plan. Este artículo se...
Jun
08
2018
News Article
A strategic partnership between International IDEA, the civil association Presente and the PUCP (Catholic University of Peru) Governance School has developed a dialogue with civil society...
Jun
01
2018
News Article
No model of democratic governance can be inclusive and sustainable without ensuring dialogue and solidarity between generations.
May
16
2018
News Article
On 27 March 2018, the Office of International IDEA to the European Union organized a Roundtable on, “Supporting women leaders for inclusive democracy and sustainable development: Overcoming...
Apr
30
2018
News Article
Fiji is almost finishing its first electoral cycle since it returned to democracy in 2014. Next parliamentary elections are due to take place before December this year. The return of democracy has...