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Jun
23
2020
Feature Story
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...
Jun
17
2020
News Article
Over the past months, the spread of COVID-19 has led many electoral management bodies (EMBs) in Europe and across the world to postpone elections to a later date. This period has also seen many...
May
28
2020
Commentary
The country is destined for more political turbulence – whatever line the Constitutional Court takes on the President’s attempt to form a new government. This Commentary was originally published by...
May
15
2020
Feature Story
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...
May
08
2020
News Article
International IDEA co-drafted three position papers with recommendations on programming for democracy within the EU Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Political party innovation hubs in Ukraine help revitalize the appeal of democratic politics and citizen representation among young political activists.
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Protecting the integrity of electoral campaign financing
Mar
18
2020
News Article
With more than 70 national elections scheduled for the rest of year worldwide, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is putting into question whether some of these elections will happen on time or at...
Mar
17
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...
Mar
17
2020
News Article
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...
Mar
09
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...
Mar
06
2020
News Article
The Council Conclusions on Democracy, adopted by the European Union's Foreign Affairs Ministers on 14 October 2019,  send an important political message about the EU's and EU Member States’ ambition...
Feb
13
2020
Commentary
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Jan
14
2020
News Article
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?...
Dec
19
2019
News Article
Marking three decades since the fall of the communist regimes and the spread of democracy in East-Central Europe, in November 2019 the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (...
Dec
02
2019
Press Release
Aldrig har så många bott i en demokrati som nu, men dess betydelse och nytta är mer ifrågasatta än någonsin BRYSSEL: Hur mår egentligen världens demokratier? Är demokratin verkligen i fara och vad...
Sep
18
2019
News Article
On the 12th of September 2019, International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on the “Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections” at the Press Club Brussels Europe.
Sep
05
2019
Commentary
Overwhelming flows of migrants who board fragile boats to seek refuge and shelter in neighboring countries. The refusal by some of such countries to accept refugees. The blockage of their fragile...
Jul
25
2019
News Article
Digital microtargeting—the use of personal data to isolate the interests, demographics and personal connections of voters—is increasingly used by political parties in election campaigns to influence...