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Jul
31
2015
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Starting 2 August representatives of the African Union, African Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and civil society organizations will attend the inaugural meeting of African Governance...
Jul
29
2015
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International IDEA is pleased to announce that Mongolia will take up the chairmanship of the organization’s Council of Member States in 2016, taking over from Switzerland. International IDEA’s...
Jul
17
2015
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“The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) offers an opportunity to make indigenous issues visible at the international level and denounce violations of our rights. Although...
Jul
17
2015
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union and the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union co-organized on 23 June in a Round-table on ‘Accountability, Follow-up and Review Framework...
Jul
15
2015
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In the interview series Conversations on Democracy, International IDEA talks with people committed to democracy. Today, Mr Andrew Ellis, Acting Director of International IDEA’s Asia and The...
Jul
14
2015
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Under the memorandum of understanding that International IDEA signed with the High Elections Committee in Egypt (HEC), the Cairo programme organized a meeting between foreign embassies present in...
Jul
08
2015
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On 30 June, an expert meeting was held in The Hague on the topic ‘Yemeni Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?’. The meeting brought together key national stakeholders from various...
Jul
08
2015
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On 30 June, an expert meeting was held in The Hague on the topic ‘Yemeni Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?’. The meeting brought together key national stakeholders from various...
Jun
30
2015
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On October 25, Argentina will hold presidential and legislative elections that will determine the successor to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and a reconfiguration of the Congress. Four...
Jun
29
2015
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Ahead of the national elections this fall the National Institute for Strategic Studies (NISS) and the UNDP in Kyrgyzstan have launched a project whereby International IDEA’s Electoral Risk Management...
Jun
29
2015
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Starting today about 22 commissioners and senior staff from the Malawi Electoral Commission will meet in Lilongwe for a five day BRIDGE workshop focusing on electoral technology and strategic and...
Jun
29
2015
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A significant amount of attention, media articles and opinions in the recent years have been dedicated to two interrelated phenomena in politics. First, there is an increasing tide of citizen-led...
Jun
25
2015
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On June 23, the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) organized a workshop in Abuja to evaluate the impact of the Electoral Risk Management Tool during the recent general...
Jun
23
2015
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“Brazil’s actions to tackle political campaign financing reform, including the proposal to ban donations by private companies, are important in that they bring to the light the importance of a robust...
Jun
16
2015
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“From Turkey to Thailand, from Brazil to Bulgaria and from South Africa to Indonesia: countries around the world have in the past years experienced large scale citizen protests. These demonstrations...
Jun
15
2015
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Together with the AU Department of Political Affairs and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) we at International IDEA are organizing a five day capacity building...
Jun
11
2015
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On Wednesday, 10 June, representatives of International IDEA's 28 Member States met in Stockholm for the 8th Extraordinary Session of the Council. The Council of Member States is the governing body...
May
28
2015
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On 13 May, the National Election Commission of Korea hosted the 1stSeoul International Forum on Elections where Andrew Ellis, Interim International IDEA Director for Asia and the Pacific, made a...
May
25
2015
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In September 2014 International IDEA and the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP; Harvard University & University of Sydney), the two sponsors, invited submissions for the second electoral integrity...