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Sep
21
2018
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Democracy is pivotal in the pursuit for peace. The global conflict-prevention agenda that the UN Secretary-General seems committed to revitalizing is largely based on this assumption.
Sep
21
2018
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With the vision of promoting and strengthening democracy and democratic culture, International IDEA, through the MyConstitution programme, is supporting constitution-building process as an integral...
Sep
21
2018
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Looking at the news around the world today, one cannot help but wonder if peace is being taken for granted? While some of us are fortunate to enjoy peaceful lives, others live in conflict zones where...
Sep
21
2018
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The United Nations has declared 21 September as the International Day of Peace. This year, the day will be marked with the motto “The Right to Peace - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70...
Sep
21
2018
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Large-scale violent conflicts are devastating in many ways. They cause death, suffering, destruction of infrastructure and resource depletion.  Somewhat less visible though, is how they tear apart...
Sep
21
2018
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Significant progress has been made in democratizing politics and governance in Haiti during the past two decades. Several challenges however, including extreme poverty, wide economic inequalities,...
Sep
18
2018
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En el espíritu de fomentar la rendición de cuentas y la transparencia, a finales de agosto de 2018, el jefe de la Oficina para México y Centroamérica, el Dr Miguel Ángel Lara Otaola, se reunió con el...
Sep
18
2018
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In the spirit of the importance of accountability and transparency, at the end of August 2018, the Head of Programme for Mexico and Central America, Dr Miguel Ángel Lara Otaola, met with Dr Francisco...
Sep
14
2018
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The Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of International IDEA, Daniel Zovatto, participated, as a special guest of the National Electoral Council (CNE) and the National Registry of...
Sep
14
2018
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In 2017, International IDEA launched the first Global State of Democracy report. The report provides evidence-based analysis and data on the global and regional state of democracy, and contributes to...
Sep
14
2018
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El Director Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de IDEA Internacional, Daniel Zovatto, participó, en calidad de invitado especial del Consejo Nacional Electoral (CNE) y la Registraduría Nacional...
Sep
13
2018
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International IDEA attended the meeting of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Prevention of Corruption in Vienna on 5-7 September 2018. This Working Group is a subsidiary body of the...
Sep
13
2018
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México e IDEA Internacional tienen una larga historia de colaboración. Con la apertura de la oficina subregional para México y Centroamérica en abril de 2018, la relación pasó a un siguiente nivel....
Sep
13
2018
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Mexico and International IDEA share a long history of collaboration. Their relationship was taken to the next level on April 2018, when the Sub-regional Office for Mexico and Central America started...
Sep
12
2018
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  Cerrando el ciclo electoral de 2018, Brasil irá a las urnas el primer domingo de octubre (07/10) para elegir al próximo Presidente del país, juntamente con la renovación total de la Cámara de los...
Sep
12
2018
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Closing the election cycle of 2018, Brazil will go to the polls on the first Sunday of October (07/10) to choose the next President of the country, together with the total renovation of the Chamber...
Sep
03
2018
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Back in July 2015, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Fijian Elections Office (FEO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which...
Aug
31
2018
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A delegation of 15 young Zimbabwean leaders visited International IDEA’s Stockholm headquarters on 20 August to discuss the state of Zimbabwean democracy, the recent elections and the prospects for...
Aug
29
2018
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There is an intricate relationship between well-conducted, democratic elections and a fluid and positive communication between electoral management bodies (EMBs) and the media. During elections, the...
Aug
29
2018
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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...