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Dec
02
2015
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While risk management has been an integral part in the business sector for decades the practice remains rare when it comes to electoral management bodies (EMBs). In a recent survey commissioned by...
Nov
30
2015
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Free, fair and credible elections are the centrepiece of any democracy and electoral management bodies (EMBs) are often the organizations tasked with putting theory into practice when organizing...
Nov
24
2015
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During the past 12 months, International IDEA has been showcasing the electoral processes exhibition during particular events and conferences in the Americas, Europe and Africa. The educational...
Nov
24
2015
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Speaking at a UN event on how to engage young people in democracy the UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson pinpointed one of the major problems in democracy today. While young people between the...
Nov
17
2015
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Ahead of the April 2016 general elections in Macedonia, the Macedonian State Election Commission (SEC) received training and technical assistance in how to use International IDEA’s Electoral Risk...
Nov
17
2015
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The second International IDEA Member States EMB Dialogue will take place on 30 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The event will provide space for exchange between International IDEA’s Member States...
Nov
11
2015
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Citizen protest movements too often distance themselves from politics. Just like political parties, they have a role to play to improve their country’s political system, and not just reject it. This...
Nov
10
2015
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Electoral stakeholders in Seychelles are gearing up for the snap presidential election scheduled for 3-5 December. With candidate registration taking place in mid-November, this small island state of...
Nov
06
2015
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Last Sunday, 25 October, elections were held in several Latin American countries. Two presidential elections – first round in Argentina and the runoff election in Guatemala – as well as important...
Nov
03
2015
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From October 22-30, International IDEA’s Electoral Processes and Africa programmes facilitated a series of activities in collaboration with the Election Management Bodies (EMB) of two of its Southern...
Oct
29
2015
Feature Story
On 25 October 2015, Ukraine held its first local elections since the 2014 Euromaidan protests. The stakes were high for local and international stakeholders, both because of the promise of increased...
Oct
12
2015
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Globally certification practice varies greatly between Electoral Management Bodies, with some countries not utilizing certification at all and others already having very comprehensive schemes in...
Oct
08
2015
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Following the operationalization of the Electoral Risk Management Unit (ERM Unit) of the Union Election Commission (UEC) back in August, IDEA has continued assisting the development of monthly risk...
Oct
08
2015
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Following the operationalization of the Electoral Risk Management Unit (ERM Unit) of the Union Election Commission (UEC) back in August, International IDEA has continued assisting the development of...
Sep
18
2015
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International IDEA’s Electoral Risk Management Tool has been used with great success in countries like Kenya, Nigeria, Nepal and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sep
11
2015
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In preparation for the historic 8 November elections, the Union Election Commission has launched “Let’s go and check the Voter List” in Myanmar. The animated cartoon encourages massive participation...
Aug
21
2015
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Preparations for the November 8 elections in Myanmar are hectic, to say the least. At stake are 1 171 seats at the Pyithu, Amyota and State and Regions Hluttaws assemblies. More than 6 000 candidates...
Aug
18
2015
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On 18 August 2015, International IDEA and the Electoral Commissions Forum of the SADC countries (ECF SADC) signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing the partnership between the two...
Jul
16
2015
Feature Story
The Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) organized a workshop on 23 June in Abuja, Nigeria, to evaluate the impact of the Electoral Risk Management Tool (ERMTool) developed by...