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Mar
04
2021
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It struck us to find out how (badly) women are treated on social media. As a pilot effort, International IDEA is working together with MEMO 98, a Slovak-based non-profit media-monitoring organisation...
Dec
22
2020
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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) together with the implementing Partners of the C3- Fiji Project concluded the third annual National Forum on...
Oct
13
2020
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Within the framework of a series of international conferences, in commemoration of 25 years of the work carried out by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (...
Sep
25
2020
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Should corporate taxes be condoned until the health crisis is over? What do the political parties think about federalism, the free commercialization of marijuana or the legalization of same-sex...
Jul
28
2020
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The launch of the Diploma Course on Parliamentary Governance (DGP)—an initiative undertaken by International IDEA in conjunction with the Higher Education Center of Cochabamba’s San Simón University...
Mar
12
2020
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Approximately 200 leaders of Bolivian youth and political organizations met in the city of Tiquipaya in Cochabamba to participate in an event termed “Youth National Dialogue #PROTAGONISTAS”, a space...
Mar
11
2020
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Africa as a region has the lowest levels of internet penetration in the world. According to the International Telecommunication Union, only 25 per cent of individuals access the internet in sub-...
Nov
04
2019
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Consensus has to be established first within ethnic groups before national unity can be achieved in Ethiopia.
Oct
31
2019
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Democracy building in a post-conflict setting is a complex process requiring strong political and state institutions and processes. Yet, one of the adverse impacts of the prolonged intra-state...
Oct
23
2019
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International IDEA organized the Inter-Regional Roundtable on the Intersections between Gender and Political Finance in Brussels on 16-17 October 2019. The Roundtable provided a forum for female and...
Sep
25
2019
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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...
Jul
25
2019
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Monitoring the participation of women and youth in Bolivia’s national elections. Este articulo se encuentra disponible en español.  
Jun
19
2019
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In the Gambia, significant political reforms are taking place, in an atmosphere of dialogue.   
May
28
2019
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On the occasion of the European Parliament Elections 2019, the International IDEA Europe Office participated in a public open-air event organized by the European Parliament (EP), Sunday evening 26...
Apr
18
2019
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The agreement that sets the foundation for the International IDEA EU-funded project entitled, “Establishing an Environment for Inclusive, Knowledge-based Dialogue on the Political Process in Ethiopia...
Apr
09
2019
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You may have heard “Litecoin”, “Ripple” or “Ethereum” tossed around in conversation. If not, you’ve certainly heard of “Bitcoin”—the most popular of virtual mediums of exchange, known as...
Feb
12
2019
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Does a crisis of representation loom over Swedish and Belgian politics? On Tuesday, 5 February 2019, Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag, Andreas Norlén, visited the Belgian Chamber of Representatives....
Feb
08
2019
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On Sunday, 3 February 2019, presidential elections were held in El Salvador. The victorious candidate with 53 per cent of the votes—according to the preliminary results—was to Nayib Bukele Ortez and...
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...
Dec
10
2018
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With parliamentary elections in Moldova less than three months away, debate on the funding of election campaigns is heating up. On 6 December 2018, International IDEA organized Moldova’s first...