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Mar
06
2018
News Article
Bolivia’s presidential elections will be held in 2019 and experts invited by International IDEA concur in asserting that the nation is now experiencing a premature electoral environment. Este...
Mar
06
2018
News Article
Las elecciones presidenciales en Bolivia tendrán lugar en el año 2019 y los expertos invitados por IDEA Internacional coinciden en afirmar que el país ya vive un clima electoral anticipado. This...
Mar
05
2018
News Article
November 2017 saw the launch of International IDEA’s Global State of Democracy report, which provided a global health check on democracy, both from a long and short-term perspective. The...
Mar
05
2018
News Article
There is broad consensus that a healthy, sustainable and representative democracy is one that is based on inclusive participation and representation. Gender equality and the empowerment of women in...
Mar
05
2018
News Article
The advancement of gender equality and the political empowerment of women has been for many years a struggle that is faced not only at the highest political levels, but that has its roots in the...
Mar
05
2018
News Article
2017 was the year of hashtag-protests and few others dominated the debate more than #MeToo. Making waves far beyond Hollywood, Time magazine named The Silence Breakers from #MeToo their Person of the...
Mar
05
2018
News Article
Women in Myanmar are facing many challenges as a result of traditional perceptions, institutional barriers, and societal norms. These challenges range from a lack of equal job opportunities, to...
Feb
28
2018
News Article
On 13 and 18 February 2018, two major fires ravaged two important public markets in the country's capital, the Hyppolite and Port marketplaces located in downtown Port-au-Prince. The traders have...
Feb
22
2018
Commentary
Costa Rica, along with Guatemala and El Salvador, is one of the Central American countries with the longest-standing experience of providing for runoff or second-round elections in its legislation.
Feb
22
2018
Commentary
Costa Rica, junto a Guatemala y El Salvador, es uno de los países de Centro América con mayor experiencia en el uso del balotaje o la segunda vuelta. This article is available in English.  
Feb
19
2018
News Article
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
14
2018
News Article
Voting is the right of all adult citizens in Finland, regardless of where they might find themselves at the time of the election. On 17 January , the Embassy of Finland in Yangon organized an...
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...
Feb
13
2018
News Article
IDEA Internacional brindó asistencia técnica en la elaboración del nuevo cronograma electoral peruano que se aplicará en elecciones de este año. Esta se orientó a uniformizar plazos y evitar que...
Feb
12
2018
News Article
Coinciding with the 2nd birthday anniversary of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey Jigme Namgyal Wangchuck, the Parliament of Bhutan launched the Parliament Committee Manual 2017 and Oversight Manual...
Feb
09
2018
Commentary
Declaracion: Las opiniones expresadas en este comentario son las del miembro del personal. Este comentario es independiente de intereses nacionales o políticos específicos. Las opiniones expresadas...
Feb
09
2018
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...
Feb
08
2018
News Article
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-...
Feb
07
2018
News Article
On 2 February 2018, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Yves Leterme, welcomed a delegation from the European Court of Auditors (ECA) at the headquarters of International IDEA in Stockholm,...
Feb
07
2018
News Article
iKNOW Politics—a partnership of International IDEA, IPU, UNDP and UN Women—is moderating an online discussion on Women's Participation in Local Government from 2 February to 8 March.