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Jun
07
2021
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“Press the mic there...no no, on your left…”  "Oh, I was speaking all this all alone?” Laughter. "Would you please mute your mic?” “I should first know where the mic is!” Laughter. “Am I...
Mar
04
2021
News Article
It struck us to find out how (badly) women are treated on social media. As a pilot effort, International IDEA is working together with MEMO 98, a Slovak-based non-profit media-monitoring organisation...
Dec
22
2020
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) together with the implementing Partners of the C3- Fiji Project concluded the third annual National Forum on...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Identifying obstacles and focusing on long-term solutions to propose strategies for equal representation
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Creating women’s wings within political parties allows women greater influence over policymaking
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Training manual builds capacity ahead of the general elections in Myanmar.
Oct
31
2019
News Article
Democracy building in a post-conflict setting is a complex process requiring strong political and state institutions and processes. Yet, one of the adverse impacts of the prolonged intra-state...
Jul
27
2018
Commentary
The final front page of The Cambodian Daily  read “Descent into Outright Dictatorship”, before ending 24 years and 15 days of independent journalism in the country and being forcibly shut down over...
May
30
2018
Feature Story
As with many young people across the world, youth in Bangladesh are mobilizing to create innovative ways to better engage with politics and their political realities. From participating in organized...
May
22
2018
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Nov
27
2017
News Article
Although Myanmar held successful national elections in 2015 and by-elections in 2017, municipal elections lag far behind. The city of Yangon is yet to hold fully democratic elections and the...
Oct
19
2017
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Oct
10
2017
News Article
Kyrgyzstan is seen as a beacon of hope for democracy in Central Asia, in a region otherwise dominated by autocratic regimes. However, as is the case in many places, money in politics is undermining...
Jul
03
2017
News Article
The Union Election Commission of Myanmar held a Post-Election Review Conference in Yangon, Myanmar, on 22-23 June 2017. The conference brought together a wide array of stakeholders to discuss some of...
Feb
28
2017
News Article
Banning donations by foreign interests to parties or candidates is a common regulatory measure. “The rationale is quite simple: (…) to protect the principle of self-determination and national...
Jun
29
2016
News Article
Transitional elections are complex environments for the enforcement of campaign finance regulations. Myanmar 2015 General Elections was no exception. Unanimously greeted as the first free and fair...
Aug
29
2014
News Article
During this half of 2014, the Parliamentary Centre and International IDEA will partner once again in supporting Bhutan’s democratic development. The two organizations will implement a project that...