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Feb
19
2018
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International IDEA has provided technical assistance for the preparation of the new Peruvian electoral schedule to be applied in the elections this year. The aim was to streamline terms and avoid...
Feb
09
2018
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Feb
08
2018
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What does the future hold for citizen participation? This is what European leaders came to talk about in Milan, Italy on Monday, 5 February 2018. At the European Open Government Leaders’ Forum, co-...
Jan
05
2018
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Dec
21
2017
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On 12 December, International IDEA and the University of the Andes’ Law School convened a panel of experts in Bogota, Colombia, to discuss the report, Political Finance and the Participation of Women...
Dec
11
2017
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The IDEAthon that took place in Lima, Peru saw a diverse group of people develop ideas and find solutions to topics relevant to the Peruvian political context. 
Nov
27
2017
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Although Myanmar held successful national elections in 2015 and by-elections in 2017, municipal elections lag far behind. The city of Yangon is yet to hold fully democratic elections and the...
Nov
22
2017
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An investigation conducted by International IDEA , with support from the Embassy of Sweden, has had a notorious impact on the mass media of the Department of Santa Cruz, which have devoted several...
Nov
22
2017
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On the auspices of the 75th anniversary since the establishment of democracy in Costa Rica, International IDEA was honored with the "Cátedra a la Democracia Award". The award was received by the...
Nov
17
2017
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On 10 November 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Mr Yves Leterme, travelled to Strasbourg, France, to participate in a high-level plenary panel discussion at the annual World Forum...
Nov
16
2017
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On 19-20 October 2017, International IDEA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Gender Issues in Haiti, held an important forum that gathered women´s organizations and political...
Nov
10
2017
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El Director Regional de IDEA Internacional para América Latina y el Caribe, Dr Daniel Zovatto, participó junto a un importante grupo de expresidentes, jefes de Estado de América Latina y España, el...
Nov
10
2017
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The Regional Director of International IDEA for Latin America and the Caribbean, Dr Daniel Zovatto, participated along with a large group of former presidents and heads of state of Latin America and...
Nov
01
2017
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Polarized relations between a country’s political parties make it difficult to pursue reforms that are needed for democracy, peace and development. Trust and cooperation between parties is essential...
Oct
25
2017
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Oct
25
2017
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Oct
19
2017
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Oct
10
2017
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Kyrgyzstan is seen as a beacon of hope for democracy in Central Asia, in a region otherwise dominated by autocratic regimes. However, as is the case in many places, money in politics is undermining...
Oct
06
2017
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On 15 September, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Brazil organized a regional conference on ‘Democracy and Elections’ as part of International Day of Democracy celebrations. The conference was...
Oct
05
2017
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On 2 October 2017, International IDEA celebrated a decade of work in Bolivia, satisfying the mission of supporting democratic processes and institutions. Its work focuses on four thematic areas:...