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Sep
22
2021
Commentary
Africa’s regional organizations won’t be taken seriously if they regularly denounce military juntas while tolerating constitutional coups. Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of...
Sep
06
2021
News Article
“We have to first recognize ourselves before being recognized by others.” A statement made by one of the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Champions from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (...
Aug
18
2021
Press Release
International IDEA grieves for the recent violence in Afghanistan and the threats to democratic progress that the Taliban takeover represents. We urge for the protection and safeguarding of the most...
Aug
04
2021
News Article
In view of ongoing and recent contestations between the president and prime minister, and president and legislature in Tunisia and in Sri Lanka, International IDEA’s Constitution-Building Programme...
Jul
22
2021
News Article
On Monday, 12 July, members of the SDG16 Data Initiative— a collective project by a consortium of 17 organizations seeking to support tracking the global commitments made by more than 194 countries...
Jun
18
2021
Commentary
Ethiopia is set to hold general elections on 21 June 2021 amid a devastating war in Tigray region and continuing security challenges across the country. But this was not how things were supposed to...
Jun
02
2021
News Article
How can democracies better act when facing future health crises? Covid-19 erupted in the context of a crisis of democracy long in the making. In most countries, the pandemic and its management by...
Apr
15
2021
Commentary
Democratic reform in Myanmar has suffered a grave setback. The EU’s response to the military coup must be strong enough to reverse the political crisis and restore and renew democracy in Myanmar....
Apr
07
2021
Commentary
This post looks at emergency law responses to the Covid-19 pandemic in conflict-affected states in transition. While some type of emergency response to Covid-19 has been used in most states, we...
Mar
18
2021
News Article
The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) organized and mediated the Crisis Governance Forum on 4 February 2021 to create a platform for stakeholders to share policymaking experiences in...
Nov
19
2020
News Article
Members of international organizations with expertise in areas concerning global violence, corruption, access to information and the collection and interpretation of data, gathered on 12 November for...
Nov
06
2020
News Article
The Center on International Cooperation (CIC) at New York University has recently published a Briefing by Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, the Secretary-General of the International IDEA and Sarah Cliffe, CIC...
Sep
28
2020
News Article
Determined to strengthen its support to democracy practitioners who face ever-increasing risks in the organization of elections, International IDEA provides open access to its Electoral Risk...
Aug
27
2020
Commentary
The AU’s double standard on lifelong leaders who reject term limits undercuts its moral standing to reject military coups. Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the authors,...
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
Supporting an inclusive approach for democratic institutions and processes in a post-conflict region
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
The Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation
Mar
17
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...
Dec
03
2019
News Article
The General Debate of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) was held from 24 September to 30 September 2019 and focused on the theme “Galvanizing multilateral efforts for...