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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...
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...
Jun
04
2020
Commentary
Online voting has never faced a situation as favorable as today. Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, online voting is increasingly becoming the most logical solution for all types of elections. At...
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:...
Apr
03
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Nov
23
2017
News Article
On 22 November 2017, the President (speaker) of the National Assembly of the Republic of Cape Verde and acting Head of State, Jorge Santos, officially opened the international workshop on “the use of...
Sep
27
2017
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...
Sep
27
2017
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...
Sep
27
2017
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...
Jul
31
2017
Feature Story
This is a series on the process of democratic accountability as defined by its three main principles: answerability, responsiveness and enforceability. This third article explores the software...
Jun
15
2017
News Article
On 12-15th June 2017, International IDEA´s Secretary-General Yves Leterme took part in the 23rd Conference of Montréal: “A New World: Managing Change”, organized by the International Economic Forum...
Jun
29
2016
Feature Story
One of the major challenges related to money in politics is the considerable lack of transparency surrounding political party and election finance.