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Jul
22
2020
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Jul
14
2020
Commentary
  Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the authors, one of whom is a staff member of International IDEA. This commentary is independent of specific national or political...
Jul
09
2020
Commentary
The second round of voting in Poland’s presidential election on 12 July will bring to a conclusion a remarkable electoral process, which saw a nearly all-time high turnout of voters during the first...
Jun
23
2020
Feature Story
On the 22 May, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that the final round of municipal elections will take place on 28 June 2020, provided that the election is not deemed a health risk due...
Jun
16
2020
News Article
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) play a critical role in furthering sustainable democratic development in any country. The CSOs have for decades been important partners for International IDEA at...
May
19
2020
Commentary
The global spread of COVID-19 has already profoundly impacted the health and welfare of citizens around the world. Decisions being made about how elections are run during the pandemic will have a...
May
18
2020
Commentary
  Pedoman Komunikasi bagi Badan Penyelenggara Pemilu (BPP) Selama Krisis COVID-19 المبادىء التوجيهية للاتصالات المتعلقة بهيئات الإدارة الانتخابية أثناء أزمة كوفيد-١٩ (ترجمة من قبل الهيئة المستقلة...
May
15
2020
Feature Story
Nearly two months after Poland’s political leadership began to contemplate how presidential elections could be held during the COVID-19 pandemic, the plan still hangs in uncertainty, partisanship has...
May
13
2020
Commentary
In the early 2000s, a sense of euphoria about online voting could be felt in many countries and election expert communities alike. After all, this seemed the logical next frontier of the internet:...
May
06
2020
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...
May
06
2020
Commentary
COVID-19 has delayed elections worldwide at an unprecedented rate, which will affect peacebuilding efforts. Germany should support national institutions in developing consultation mechanisms between...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Electoral management bodies are increasingly institutionalizing risk management to strengthen their capacity to deliver trusted election results
Apr
27
2020
Press Release
Ska länder hålla val under pågående Coronapandemi, eller är det bättre att senarelägga dem?   – Beroende på vilket av dessa alternativ olika länder, delstater och kommuner väljer ställs de inför...
Mar
30
2020
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...
Mar
10
2020
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) convened a group of 23 practitioners, experts and academics to attend a workshop dedicated to best practice in...
Jan
14
2020
News Article
International IDEA welcomed the Swedish Diplomatic Training Programme for a deep dive into the world of democracy and elections. What global democracy trends do I need to keep on my radar screen?...
Sep
25
2019
News Article
International IDEA’s Regional Europe Programme celebrated the International Day of Democracy (15 September) by co-organizing a high-level conference on ‘No Democracy without Accountability’, at the...
Sep
25
2019
Commentary
There is no neat, one-size-fits-all global solution to the challenges posed by social media to electoral processes. Disinformation and polarising political views, undermining public trust, a lack of...
Aug
02
2019
Feature Story
Over the past decade, technology, such as Biometric Voter Registration (BVR), has risen to meet complex electoral challenges. BVR measures and analyses a voter’s unique physical characteristics to...
Jul
22
2019
News Article
Today, electoral democracy is the global norm rather than the exception. It thus becomes incumbent that voters are aware of key facts: to make a well-informed decision on voting, as well as to follow...