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Apr
07
2016
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The paradox of poverty amidst Africa’s abundant natural resource endowment
Mar
16
2016
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The position of women in Tunisia is largely credited for being among the most advanced and liberated in the West Asia and North Africa region. Despite many decades of gains however, women are still...
Mar
08
2016
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In 1954 Doria Shafik, an Egyptian woman and feminist, staged a hunger strike to protest the creation of a new constitutional committee with no women in it. Eight days later she ended her strike after...
Feb
12
2016
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One third of the Tunisian parliament is made up of women but political parties are still struggling to include more women in their ranks. In order to ensure that the equality and the involvement of...
Feb
01
2016
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Many Southern African countries are endowed with abundant natural resources but unfortunately many of these countries are also characterized by poor governance and inadequate management of these...
Dec
17
2015
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International IDEA and the Electoral Commissions Forum of the SADC countries (ECF SADC), in collaboration with the Comissão Nacional de Eleições (CNE) in Mozambique, are organizing the New...
Dec
07
2015
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Starting today, staff of the Independent Electoral Commission of Lesotho (IEC) will meet up in Maseru for a five-day BRIDGE workshop on civic education and voter information. The workshop takes place...
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
30
2015
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The Electoral Commissions Forum of Southern African Development Community Countries (ECF-SADC), in partnership with International IDEA and in cooperation with Independent Electoral Commission of...
Nov
16
2015
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International IDEA has been working closely with the Independent High Authority for Elections of Tunisia (ISIE) since it was established in 2014, providing trainings and technical support both ahead...
Nov
02
2015
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Election observation is considered a key element to organisation of credible, inclusive and participatory electoral processes. Over the past years, citizens' election observation, previously known as...
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...
Aug
13
2015
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Burkina Faso will hold its general election on 11 October 2015. This election will be the first in 27 years as the country moves forward in its political transition. It is therefore crucial that all...
Aug
06
2015
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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of Lesotho and International IDEA are conducting a roundtable on the Institutionalization of Gender Equality in Electoral Processes in Maseru on 5-6 August...
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
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...
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
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...