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Mar
17
2020
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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...
Jan
14
2020
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International IDEA welcomed the Swedish Diplomatic Training Programme for a deep dive into the world of democracy and elections. What global democracy trends do I need to keep on my radar screen?...
Jan
09
2020
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The map of the institutional chaos of Venezuela shows two presidents of the government and two of Parliament, with two legislative bodies of a unicameral system, two general prosecutors—one in exile...
Dec
10
2019
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The 12th Bali Democracy Forum (BDF), organized by the Indonesian Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Nusa Dua, Bali on 5-6 December 2019, brought together hundreds of delegates representing government,...
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
16
2019
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Transforming Our World is the title of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Four years into its implementation, how transformative has it really been? Ahead of the upcoming United Nations...
Aug
13
2019
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The theme of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 as an enabler for the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda in its entirety has been a common theme among member states, organizations, stakeholders, and...
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...
Apr
11
2019
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International IDEA and the Thammasat University sealed its partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in honour of the legacy and dedication to democracy building of the late Dr Surin...
Mar
27
2019
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More than 600 persons gathered in the premises of the Third Age University in Bruges, Belgium, to listen to Secretary-General Yves Leterme as he delivered a presentation and answered questions on the...
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....
Jan
24
2019
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International IDEA continues its work to strengthen the institutional capacitiy of electoral jurisdictional bodies in Latin America and beyond. As part of this effort, International IDEA is now a...
Dec
20
2018
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The Bali Democracy Forum (BDF) is an annual summit that brings together senior government officials and other notables from the Asia Pacific region and around the world to grapple with a theme in...
Dec
12
2018
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Much has passed since the start of the third wave of democracy in Latin America 40 years ago. The number of electoral democracies in the region has increased substantially and now, more people than...
Nov
30
2018
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International IDEA and ECLAC jointly organized the Regional Conference on the "State of Democracy in Latin America" in Santiago, Chile, on 26-28 November 2018.
Nov
29
2018
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Dr Surin Pitsuwan served as Chair of the International Board of Advisors until his unexpected passing on 30 November 2017.  He was survived by his wife Alisa and three children. Surin Pitsuwan served...
Sep
28
2018
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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
24
2018
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Annika Silva-Leander, Head of the Democracy Assessment and Political Analysis unit at International IDEA was invited to present the most recent findings of the Global State of Democracy Indices data...
Sep
21
2018
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The United Nations has declared 21 September as the International Day of Peace. This year, the day will be marked with the motto “The Right to Peace - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70...
Sep
17
2018
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Is democracy in decline around the world? If so, is it also the case in Myanmar? This year’s International Day of Democracy celebrations in Yangon were an opportunity to have broad ranging...