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Dec
02
2021
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As part of the webinar series entitled Conversations on Innovative Constitutional Design Options, International IDEA’s Constitution-Building Programme hosted on 25 November 2021 an expert panel to...
Dec
01
2021
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The 2021 Summit for Democracy is a unique opportunity to remind us that democracy is “government of the people, by the people, for the people”. Yet 2020 was the 15th consecutive year of decline in...
Nov
29
2021
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The 2021 Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue focused on comparative experiences with constitutions, customary and religious law, and gender equality.
Sep
29
2021
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As part of a  series entitled Conversations on Innovative Constitutional Design Options, International IDEA’s Constitution Building Programme hosted an expert panel to discuss “Constitutionalizing...
Sep
28
2021
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The Secretary-General of International IDEA, Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, took part in the “Constitutionalizing Institutions for a Safer Environment webinar organized by the Institute’s Constitution-...
Aug
02
2021
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Sudan is known for its harsh weather—especially during the summer in the period between May and July. This year the people of Sudan received a reminder about global warming when temperatures reached...
Jul
22
2021
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Public participation has become a core element of modern constitution-building. The question for leaders charged with designing a constitution
Jun
09
2021
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International IDEA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia, held a virtual training session for young Tunisian diplomats on 8 June 2021. The training session was part of the...
Mar
11
2021
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Under the project “Working for a new era in protection of fundamental rights in Tunisia”, International IDEA organized a Moot Court Competition that centered around Article 49 of the Tunisian...
Feb
23
2021
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International IDEA’s Board of Advisers had its first meeting of the year on 22 February 2021, welcoming seven new Board members. During the meeting, Ms Njeri Kabeberi was elected as the new Chair of...
Feb
02
2021
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Dec
07
2020
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When constitutions are written in response to violent conflict or as part of a peace process, a key aim of constitution-building is to end the fighting and channel disputes through political...
Mar
18
2020
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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
11
2020
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Africa as a region has the lowest levels of internet penetration in the world. According to the International Telecommunication Union, only 25 per cent of individuals access the internet in sub-...
Dec
02
2019
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Tunisia joined International IDEA as the 33rd Member State of the organization when the Council of Member States met in Stockholm on 2 December 2019. Tunisia is the first member state from the North...
Nov
04
2019
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Consensus has to be established first within ethnic groups before national unity can be achieved in Ethiopia.
Oct
11
2019
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The award by the Nobel Peace Prize Committee of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to His Excellency, Dr Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a welcome recognition of...
Sep
20
2019
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The Tunisian electoral authority (ISIE), with the support of International IDEA, UN Women and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched a guiding document on 'Violence against women...