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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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Recognizing complexity and risks in electoral processes to inform new initiatives and solutions In November 2019, the Commonwealth Secretariat shared its first draft of the Good Electoral Practice...
Apr
29
2020
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Creating women’s wings within political parties allows women greater influence over policymaking
Apr
29
2020
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International IDEA is an active and valued partner in the peace process
Apr
29
2020
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Skills training for political parties in Ethiopia
Apr
29
2020
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Regional cooperation to promote women’s political participation through mainstreaming policies and identifying standards and good practices
Apr
29
2020
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Web tool engages young voters in Bolivia’s elections
Apr
29
2020
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International IDEA provided input on digital microtargeting as long-term electoral support to reduce invalid votes In December 2018, the Dutch State Commission on the Parliamentary System published...
Apr
29
2020
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A Digital Ethical Commitment was the result of a collective effort to improve public information sharing
Apr
29
2020
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Creating a culture of democracy to re-envision the Monzón Valley’s future