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Jun
22
2017
Feature Story
Many Eastern European countries have a bad reputation when it comes to corruption and to political corruption in particular. The widespread public mistrust of political parties and politicians in the...
Jun
22
2017
News Article
"I am grateful for the honor of receiving this award that bears the illustrious name of Guillermo O' Donnell.  My words of gratitude for all those who decided to bestow this award on me; I note...
May
11
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...
Apr
26
2017
News Article
El Director Regional de IDEA Internacional para América Latina y el Caribe, Daniel Zovatto, participó en un panel de alto nivel en el Foro Económico Mundial sobre América Latina, que tuvo lugar en...
Apr
26
2017
News Article
El Director Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de IDEA Internacional, Daniel Zovatto, participó como panelista en la sesión “Combatiendo la corrupción: el camino hacia adelante”, que tuvo lugar...
Apr
13
2017
News Article
International IDEA’s Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Director, Daniel Zovatto, participated as a keynote panelist at the session “Fighting corruption: The new way forward” held on 7 April...
Mar
08
2017
News Article
En las últimas dos décadas en Latino América, han habido importantes avances a nivel normativo en lo que a promoción de la participación política de las mujeres se refiere. Es así que de los 18...
Feb
28
2017
News Article
Banning donations by foreign interests to parties or candidates is a common regulatory measure. “The rationale is quite simple: (…) to protect the principle of self-determination and national...
Feb
21
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...
Dec
23
2016
Commentary
As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to bring your attention to the important issue of money in politics.  
Dec
16
2016
News Article
On the 15-16th December, 2016, International IDEA's Secretary-General Yves Leterme took part in the high-level opening session of the “Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy 2016: From past to future:...
Oct
28
2016
News Article
On 28 October, International IDEA welcomed 16 female local councillors from Indonesia, Turkey, Kenya, Indonesia, Macedonia, Namibia, Uganda, Ukraine and South Africa.
Aug
09
2016
News Article
Financing of political parties and electoral campaigns as part of larger political reform was the main topic of a seminar held on 28 July at the Sindicatura General de la Nación in Buenos Aires,...
Jul
19
2016
Feature Story
On the occasion of the 24th World Congress of Political Science, which will take place on 23-27 July 2016 at Poznan, Poland, International IDEA is set to lead discussions on key democracy issues and...
Jun
29
2016
News Article
The Constitution of Kenya (2010) includes a strong Bill of Rights, which extensively covers political freedoms as well as socio-economic and cultural rights. In addition, the enactment of legislation...
Jun
29
2016
Feature Story
One of the major challenges related to money in politics is the considerable lack of transparency surrounding political party and election finance.
May
30
2016
Commentary
International IDEA has been working on the negative influence of money in political processes for over 15 years. Because I see this phenomenon as one of the major threats to democracy, I decided—when...
Mar
03
2016
News Article
On February 29, the book The Cost of Democracy: Essays on Political Finance in Latin America was launched at the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington DC as part of an event on regulating campaign...
Feb
12
2016
News Article
On Thursday, 11 February, the book “The Cost of Democracy: Essays on Political Finance in Latin America”was presented in the Hall of Ex-presidents of the Congress of Costa Rica. The event was...
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...