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Jul
25
2017
News Article
The Congress of the Republic of Peru is laying the ground for a comprehensive electoral reform process, a major step forward for the country’s democracy and citizens. For the past months,...
Jul
03
2017
News Article
The Union Election Commission of Myanmar held a Post-Election Review Conference in Yangon, Myanmar, on 22-23 June 2017. The conference brought together a wide array of stakeholders to discuss some of...
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...
Jun
15
2017
News Article
On 12-15th June 2017, International IDEA´s Secretary-General Yves Leterme took part in the 23rd Conference of Montréal: “A New World: Managing Change”, organized by the International Economic Forum...
May
24
2017
News Article
International IDEA’s national office in Bolivia supports the process of plural and participatory dialogue for the reform of the Political Organization’s Law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia....
May
16
2017
News Article
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May
12
2017
News Article
Do new generations of citizens no longer support democratic values and practices? To the relief of her audience at the seminar 'Does political participation need political parties and representation...
Apr
07
2017
News Article
International IDEA’s Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Director, Daniel Zovatto, participated in a high-level panel at the World Economic Forum on Latin America, held in Buenos Aires,...
Mar
22
2017
News Article
Africa has significant natural resource wealth. However, the continent suffers from the paradox of plenty, meaning that abundant endowments of natural resources do not lead to equivalent levels of...
Mar
20
2017
Commentary
One of the most enlightening debates on international democracy support is turning 15 this coming April. In his 2002 “The End of the Transition Paradigm,”[1] Tom Carothers argued that democracy...
Mar
08
2017
News Article
The members of the new Tunisian government of national unity were sworn in on 27 August, one day after winning the parliamentary vote of confidence. The new government has 40 members (26 ministers...
Mar
08
2017
Commentary
Last year, women made up less than a quarter of parliamentarians worldwide. While the number has been steadily increasing, more needs to be done. The key to having more women as representative is to...
Mar
07
2017
News Article
Over the last two decades, important regulatory progress has been made in Latin America on the promotion of women’s political participation. 16 of the 18 Latin American countries have implemented...
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...
Jan
23
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
08
2016
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has organized a discussion on “Political Participation in Times of Mass Migration and Refugee Crises” at UN...
Dec
02
2016
News Article
“Since I was born, I never got to vote. The same person has been in power for 30 years. Nothing would change if I could vote”, said Yaccub Said Islam of Cameroon. On 2 December, International IDEA...