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Feb
25
2021
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There is considerable variation in how citizens cast their ballot around the world during ‘normal times’. The traditional vision of an election is that citizens vote at polling stations using a paper...
Feb
05
2021
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At the start of the pandemic, many countries postponed elections. From June 2020, the trend shifted to holding elections. Thanks to information sharing and peer-to-peer exchanges, election...
Feb
02
2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a profound strain on electoral democracy worldwide. Many elections have been postponed, while others have been held with adaptation. Disclaimer: Views expressed in...
Dec
09
2020
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Indonesia’s Head of Region elections (Pilkada) involving a little more than 100 million voters to elect 9 provincial governors, 37 mayors and 224 heads of regency (Bupati) are simultaneously held...
Nov
30
2020
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Venezuela has scheduled parliamentary elections for 6 December where it will completely renew its National Assembly for a five-year term. Andrés Bello Catholic University (UCAB) and International...
Nov
30
2020
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International IDEA celebrated its 25th Anniversary on the 19-20 of November through a 25-hour conference, "Democracy Now and Next." During the meeting, the Institute showcased its thematic expertise...
Oct
19
2020
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Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the author. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests.
Jul
22
2020
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International IDEA is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Keboitse Machangana, an indefatigable defender of democracy and women’s rights. We extend our sincere condolences to her family...
Jun
23
2020
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On the 22 May, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that the final round of municipal elections will take place on 28 June 2020, provided that the election is not deemed a health risk due...
May
15
2020
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Nearly two months after Poland’s political leadership began to contemplate how presidential elections could be held during the COVID-19 pandemic, the plan still hangs in uncertainty, partisanship has...
Apr
29
2020
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As a founding member of the Global Network on Electoral Justice, International IDEA addresses electoral justice and equality. Photos credit: International IDEA
Apr
29
2020
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Political party innovation hubs in Ukraine help revitalize the appeal of democratic politics and citizen representation among young political activists.
Apr
29
2020
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Identifying obstacles and focusing on long-term solutions to propose strategies for equal representation
Apr
29
2020
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BRIDGE trainings promote personal transformation and institutional change
Apr
29
2020
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Reforming the constitution to better resolve political crises through dialogue
Apr
29
2020
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Supporting an inclusive approach for democratic institutions and processes in a post-conflict region
Apr
29
2020
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Pushing gender parity and youth participation to the forefront of the political agenda
Apr
29
2020
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Training manual builds capacity ahead of the general elections in Myanmar.
Apr
29
2020
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Protecting the integrity of electoral campaign financing