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Oct
27
2022
News Article
International IDEA and the Gambian National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which aims to strengthen cooperation between International IDEA and the...
Oct
25
2022
Commentary
“The system of using the BVAS for the conduct of elections has come to stay. There’s no going back” – Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman   Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in this commentary are...
Oct
18
2022
News Article
The Mozambique Office of International IDEA facilitated on 14 and 15 October 2022 in the district of Matutuíne, Province of Maputo a two-day training and reflection session for the Parliamentary...
Oct
14
2022
News Article
More than one year after the Myanmar military staged an attempted coup d'état, democracy defenders both inside and outside of Myanmar remain committed to restoring legitimately elected leaders and...
Oct
12
2022
News Article
When looking at data on democratic performance over time, one might see the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) as the least democratic in the world. Considering the 20 countries it is...
Sep
30
2022
Press Release
International IDEA is appalled by the violent repression of peaceful protests in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody. These protests are the legitimate expression of a people’s...
Sep
29
2022
Feature Story
Youth are the Cornerstone for the Hoped Democratic Transition of Sudan, that is why International IDEA Sudan’s programme is concentrating efforts to strengthen the role of young women and men in the...
Sep
27
2022
News Article
“The alternative to democratic recession is democratic resilience”: Former Prime Minister of Sudan Abdalla Hamdok calls for strengthening democratic resilience as democracy remains a most cherished...
Sep
26
2022
News Article
On the International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2022, the Office of International IDEA in Washington, D.C. was inaugurated by International IDEA’s Secretary-General Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora.
Sep
26
2022
Press Release
International IDEA deplores the illegal and illegitimate holding of referendums in Ukraine's occupied territories on joining the Russian Federation. Staged to imitate the pursuit of self-...
Sep
21
2022
News Article
International IDEA is saddened by the passing of Professor Dr Azyumardi Azra on 18 September 2022, at the age of 67. We wish to convey our deepest sympathies to Dr Azra's family and loved ones....
Sep
13
2022
News Article
Emerging from the most chronic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, countries in Asia and the Pacific region are facing challenges as governing systems in the region grapple with the stressors...
Sep
12
2022
Feature Story
The women’s training programme, led by the national electoral management body in cooperation with International IDEA, earned an Honorable Mention in the Gender Equality category in the first edition...
Sep
12
2022
Feature Story
Paraguay has been making continuous efforts to consolidate its democratic institutions since the instauration of the regime in 1989. An ample political consensus allowed for the drafting and adoption...
Sep
12
2022
News Article
International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on the state of Sweden’s democracy on 7 September 2022, ahead of the International Day of Democracy and Sweden’s general elections on 11 September 2022....
Sep
12
2022
News Article
On 18 June 2021, the UN General Assembly adopted a Resolution which calls upon the Myanmar armed forces “to respect the will of the people as freely expressed by the results of the general election...
Sep
09
2022
News Article
The European Union and its Member States are the biggest providers of democracy support worldwide. Advancing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms is one of the objectives...
Sep
06
2022
Commentary
Most of us are familiar with the concept of insuring our valuable assets, be it our house, car, or health. Professionals and businesses can also buy insurance to protect themselves against liability...
Sep
06
2022
Commentary
The recent revelations that some political parties in Sweden have tried to circumvent donation rules shows it is time to reflect on Sweden’s relatively lax regulatory approach and consider practical
Sep
01
2022
News Article
Two years out from the next Indonesian election, preparations are well underway for political parties in one of the world’s most populous democracies. As a presidential representative democracy for...