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Dec
05
2019
News Article
Jurists, judges and academics from 12 countries discussed the challenges of social media for electoral justice in the XI Ibero-American Conference on Electoral Justice, held in Santo Domingo,...
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...
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
17
2019
Commentary
Having just passed the midway point of 2019, now is an opportune moment to take stock of Latin America. These first eight months confirm that it has been an economically mediocre, socially tense,...
Sep
12
2019
News Article
The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and the Inter-American Dialogue organized the 23rd edition of its Annual Conference on 4 and 5 September 2019. In this event, which was held in Washington...
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
25
2019
News Article
Digital microtargeting—the use of personal data to isolate the interests, demographics and personal connections of voters—is increasingly used by political parties in election campaigns to influence...
Jul
01
2019
News Article
The "Workshop for Exchange of Experiences on Network Information Monitoring" was held in the National Electoral Court of Argentina (CNE), with the collaboration of the Electoral Tribunal of Panama on...
Jun
19
2019
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a memorandum of understanding to work closely...
Jun
11
2019
News Article
The Seminar on the 2019 Argentine Elections was held in Buenos Aires on 11 March 2019, at the headquarters of the Argentina Council on Foreign Relations (CARI: Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones...
May
10
2019
News Article
If one country can globally exemplify the power of social media in politics, that is Tunisia. In 2011, the 25 years of Ben Ali regime were put to an end by a popular revolution that was, in part,...
Apr
16
2019
News Article
International IDEA’s 32 Member States met in Stockholm on 10 April 2019 and welcomed Luxemburg as their new Member, which joined the organization in December 2018. Together, the Member States form...
Mar
13
2019
News Article
A seminar on the Argentine Elections was held on 11 March 2019 at the headquarters of the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI, for its Spanish acronym), in the city of Buenos Aires,...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
In May 2019, the European Parliament elections will take place across the EU. In the context of rising populism and a shifting geopolitical role of the European Union, the risk of extreme right...
Jan
15
2019
News Article
International IDEA organized a two-day roundtable discussion in The Hague, on 27 and 28 November 2018, to convene participants from electoral management bodies (EMBs) and cybersecurity agencies, as...
Jan
11
2019
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the European Union organized on 7 December 2018, a Roundtable discussion on ”Political empowerment of women through ICTs”, with the support of the Canadian Mission...
Oct
26
2018
News Article
Centre-left Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) will form the third elected government of Bhutan following Lotay Tshering’s win in the 18 October parliamentary election. With the ruling People’s Democratic...
Sep
28
2018
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the European Union celebrated the International Day of Democracy (15 September) by co-organizing a high-level conference on, ‘EU leadership for democracy’, at the...
Sep
11
2018
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) signed a memorandum of understanding to work closely together in...