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Sep
06
2021
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In Moldova’s recent parliamentary elections, social media formed a prominent environment for election campaigning. To promote transparency and ultimately the integrity of the electoral process,...
Aug
12
2021
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The fourth webinar , held on 29 July 2021, answers the question: “What’s happening to democracy in Melanesia?
May
24
2021
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The second webinar of the Democratic Development in Melanesia Webinar Series held on 20 May 2021 presented the main findings of a recent study by International IDEA and its partner, MEMO 98, a Slovak...
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...
Nov
19
2020
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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...
Sep
28
2020
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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...
Sep
24
2020
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The European Union is currently preparing a European Democracy Action Plan, to be released by the end of 2020. The plan’s purpose is to ensure that European citizens are able to participate in the...
Jul
07
2020
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The citizen’s initiative “Observa Bolivia” is a partnership of 14 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), two nationwide networks and an academic body, which with the support of the European Union (EU...
Jul
06
2020
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International IDEA organized a series of roundtables, between 15 and 24 June 2020, on online political advertising and microtargeting, together with the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and the...
Jun
16
2020
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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...
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-...
Dec
05
2019
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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
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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...
Sep
12
2019
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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...
Jul
25
2019
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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
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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
11
2019
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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
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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
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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...