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Mar
10
2022
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International IDEA is not giving up on its pursue to support the Sudanese people achieve their aspiration for democracy. Sudan’s Programme started the year 2022 with a set of goals adapted to suit...
Mar
09
2022
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International IDEA has made women's participation one of its main axes in improving the inclusiveness of electoral processes in the Arab region. To combat inequitable attitudes towards women in the...
Mar
08
2022
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International IDEA works to reduce the gap between women's rights as affirmed in the legal texts in the different Arab countries and the low rates of women in decision-making positions.
Jan
14
2022
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International IDEA led the development of the Working Paper, "Mechanisms of Democracy and Fundamental Rights" as part of Club de Madrid's Global Commission on Democracy and Emergencies. 
Aug
02
2021
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Sudan is known for its harsh weather—especially during the summer in the period between May and July. This year the people of Sudan received a reminder about global warming when temperatures reached...
Mar
18
2020
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With more than 70 national elections scheduled for the rest of year worldwide, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is putting into question whether some of these elections will happen on time or at...
Nov
04
2019
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Consensus has to be established first within ethnic groups before national unity can be achieved in Ethiopia.
Sep
20
2019
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The Tunisian electoral authority (ISIE), with the support of International IDEA, UN Women and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched a guiding document on 'Violence against women...
Jul
26
2019
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"Coming into my role, I had a good measure of confidence in my abilities and what I’d bring to the [National Electoral] Board.
Jul
26
2019
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International IDEA, in partnership with Youth Without Borders (JSF), organized a pilot training on Electoral Observation with gender focus on 15 and 16 June 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. The training was...
Jan
28
2019
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Nineteen African countries are scheduled to hold either a presidential, parliamentary or local council elections in 2019. Political finance regulations play a major role on the continent to ensure...
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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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...
May
21
2018
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بالتعاون مع الهيئة العليا المستقلة للانتخابات التونسية (ISIE) وبدعم مشترك من المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات (International IDEA) ومشروع المساعدة الانتخابية الإقليمي التابع لبرنامج الأمم...
May
18
2018
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In light of the successful Exploratory mission conducted to observe the municipal elections in Jordan (2017), in collaboration with the Tunisia Independent High Authority for Election (ISIE) and with...
May
08
2018
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As part of International IDEA’s engagement to strengthen the capacity of electoral actors and institutions, the Africa and West Asia programme organized the fifth New Commissioners’ Orientation (NCO...
Jan
25
2018
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In its effort to promote media’s better understanding of the electoral cycle and building the relationship between the High National Election Commission of Libya (HNEC) and media outlets as axe of...
Dec
15
2017
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In order to assist in promoting the transparency and efficiency of electoral processes and support regional cooperation in the Africa and West of Asia region, International IDEA and the Arab...
Nov
23
2017
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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...