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Aug
28
2017
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For the first time in 20 years, Nepali voters went to the polls to elect their local leaders. Ahead of the third and last phase to be organized on 18 September, here are some fast facts on the Nepal’...
Aug
07
2017
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Election and cybersecurity  has changed dramatically over recent years, with high profile cases of elections-related hacking. All of these incidents are inherently difficult to trace back...
Aug
03
2017
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Professional and skilled electoral management body (EMB) staff are essential in ensuring successful elections and in maintaining the sustainability of the EMB. Continuous training and professional...
Jul
31
2017
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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...
Jul
25
2017
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This is a series on the process of democratic accountability as defined by its three main principles: answerability, responsiveness and enforceability.
Jul
21
2017
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This is a series on the process of democratic accountability as defined by its three main principles: answerability, responsiveness and enforceability. This first article examines the principle of...
Jul
20
2017
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As Myanmar continues its democratic transition, the pace of dialogue on constitutional issues has accelerated and so has the demand for comparative lessons on questions of federalism and the...
Jun
22
2017
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Many Eastern European countries have a bad reputation when it comes to corruption and to political corruption in particular. The widespread public mistrust of political parties and politicians in the...
Feb
14
2017
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Indonesian voters in seven provinces, 76 regencies and 18 cities will go to polls on15 February 2017, to elect their governors, regents and mayors respectively.
Jul
19
2016
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On the occasion of the 24th World Congress of Political Science, which will take place on 23-27 July 2016 at Poznan, Poland, International IDEA is set to lead discussions on key democracy issues and...
Jul
14
2016
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United Nations, July 14 2016 – A coalition of international organizations today launched an online initiative to chart progress on one of the most challenging of the UN’s new Sustainable Development...
Jul
14
2016
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A total of 67 candidates, including four women, as well as incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Charmaine Scotty, who is also a government Minister, stood for the 19-seat Parliament in the elections...
Jul
05
2016
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As part of Mongolia’s continued efforts to create a more bottom-up approach to further deepen democracy and improve service delivery at the local level, it will focus on using assessments designed to...
Jun
29
2016
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One of the major challenges related to money in politics is the considerable lack of transparency surrounding political party and election finance.
Jun
02
2016
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On 15 May the Dominican Republic held its most complex elections since 1994. On this occasion, not only were the president and vice president elected, but also all the members of the lower house, the...
May
25
2016
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The challenge of democracy and rule of law is to convey the complexity of the current turbulence and positive potential within both concepts, said Thomas Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for...
May
20
2016
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Campaign finance is a key issue for the quality of a democracy. The inescapable fact is that while democracy has no price, it does have an operating cost. The use of economic resources is an...
May
09
2016
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Election campaign filled with propaganda and heated debates is nothing to the Philippines, a country that enjoys relative success of sustained democracy since ending the authoritarian rule 30 years...
May
09
2016
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Election campaign filled with propaganda and heated debates is nothing to the Philippines, a country that enjoys relative success of sustained democracy since ending the authoritarian rule 30 years...
Apr
27
2016
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Dr. Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, International IDEA On 10 April, for the first time in modern history, Peru held its fourth consecutive democratic election...