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Oct
10
2018
News Article
More than 30 students from Uppsala University visited International IDEA HQ on 9 October 2018 as part of their undergraduate course in ‘Development Policy in Practice.’ During their visit, the...
Sep
21
2018
News Article
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...
Aug
29
2018
News Article
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
23
2018
Feature Story
At present, 151 countries out of 216 countries included in the International IDEA Voting from Abroad database have in place a legal framework for Out-of-Country Voting (OCV), while the remaining 65...
Apr
16
2018
News Article
REPORT Panel discussion: Confronting election-related crises through political dialogue Presentation of a Facilitator’s Guide for Dialogues on Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Political Parties in...
Feb
13
2018
News Article
Electoral risk management (ERM) should be institutionalized by electoral management bodies (EMBs) as a means of strengthening their capacity to deliver credible elections. To this end, experts...
Jan
29
2018
News Article
On 11 January, International IDEA and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) organized a joint event to familiarize participants - from the MFA Diplomatic Training Program and the European...
Jan
26
2018
News Article
“Twenty-two years ago, when International IDEA was founded, there was no field of electoral administration… Today, there is a thriving and bustling community of professionals who learn from one...
Jan
18
2018
News Article
This year, the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network celebrates 20 years as the world’s largest online source of electoral knowledge, promoting credible and transparent electoral processes around the world...
Dec
21
2017
Feature Story
National democratic elections are unquestionably expensive. This fact is beyond dispute.
Dec
19
2017
News Article
The Building Resources in Democracy Governance and Election (BRIDGE) project recently launched its version 3 Voter and Civic Education module. This highly interactive professional development module...
Dec
18
2017
News Article
In countries transitioning from war to peace, elections are important instruments in facilitating broader democratic consolidation and state-building efforts. However, experts caution that...
Dec
15
2017
Feature Story
On 2–3 November 2017, the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Indian International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Management (IIIDEM) organized a Building Resources in Democracy...
Dec
01
2017
News Article
On 20–21 November, senior practitioners and experts attended a workshop in Stockholm aimed at developing a new Building Resources for Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) module on the...
Nov
23
2017
News Article
On 22 November 2017, the President (speaker) of the National Assembly of the Republic of Cape Verde and acting Head of State, Jorge Santos, officially opened the international workshop on “the use of...
Oct
11
2017
News Article
On 10 October 2017, the Government of Mexico, represented by the Ambassador of Mexico to Sweden, Agustín Gasca Pliego, joined International IDEA's Secretary-General Yves Leterme, and Regional...
Oct
11
2017
News Article
El 10 de octubre de 2017, el Gobierno de México, representado por el Embajador de México en Suecia, Agustín Gasca Pliego, se reunió junto al Secretario General de IDEA Internacional, Yves Leterme, y...
Oct
10
2017
News Article
International IDEA's Electoral Processes Programme held the first workshop of its 'Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections Workshop' in Dakar, Senegal on 13 and 14 September 2017. Elections...
Sep
27
2017
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Sep
27
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...