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Aug
10
2018
News Article
The President of the Republic, Martín Vizcarra, has announced that the Executive Branch will start with the necessary procedures for people to decide on the approval of a series of reforms, among...
Jun
26
2018
News Article
On 28 May 2018 in the city of Trinidad, capital of the Department of Beni, Bolivia, the session of honor of the Departmental Legislative Assembly (ALD) of Beni was held in which International IDEA...
Jun
25
2018
Commentary
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Jun
01
2018
News Article
No model of democratic governance can be inclusive and sustainable without ensuring dialogue and solidarity between generations.
May
30
2018
Feature Story
As with many young people across the world, youth in Bangladesh are mobilizing to create innovative ways to better engage with politics and their political realities. From participating in organized...
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...
Apr
27
2018
Commentary
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Dec
22
2017
News Article
Throughout Myanmar’s democratic transition, much of the government's focus has been on political reform, such as making changes to civil liberties, electoral legislation or managing the ongoing peace...
Nov
03
2017
News Article
One month after having voted the national budget, both houses of parliament have received stark criticisms from Haitians, both within the country and abroad. Haiti is facing a tense situation due to...
Oct
18
2017
News Article
The number of women in politics and decision-making spaces has been increasing very slowly in Peru. In 2016, the country began a major electoral reform process that International IDEA has been...
Oct
17
2017
News Article
In the first week of September 2017, as two experts from UK Parliament/British Parliament, we were in Thimphu to assist in developing a Guideline for Review of Bill for the Parliament of Bhutan with...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
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:...
Sep
14
2017
News Article
As part of the ongoing Legal Review Programme, International IDEA and Nepal Law Society (NLS) convened a national-level consultation on 4 September 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss the National...
Aug
02
2017
News Article
International IDEA in Peru provides technical assistance to caucuses in Congress to evaluate the first year of parliamentary management.
Jul
20
2017
News Article
More than 100 parliamentarians, staff from Myanmar’s Union Parliament, and senior officials from ministries participated in a two-day conference in Nay Pyi Taw on 1-2 July 2017 to discuss practical...
Mar
20
2017
News Article
“Our role is to be transparent, accountable and responsible in our oversight function, now that Myanmar is transitioning towards democracy”, said by U Aye Tha Aung, Deputy Speaker of the Union...
Nov
08
2016
Press Release
Following the passage of hurricane Matthew that hit Haiti the 4 and 5 October 2016, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) would like to express its...
Nov
04
2016
News Article
Bhutan is halfway through its second five-year electoral cycle and unsurprisingly everyone we talked to during the recent high-level visit felt its transition to democracy is not over yet.  From...
Oct
28
2016
News Article
The Kingdom of Bhutan is often overlooked when you look at the vast map of Asia. Sandwiched in between two giants, China and India, Bhutan has been a democracy since 2008. Unlike other Asian...
Apr
04
2016
News Article
International IDEA have been working to support the Parliament of Bhutan since 2013. To continue our assistance in building the institutional capacity of the Parliament, International IDEA have...