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Sep
24
2020
News Article
The European Union is currently preparing a European Democracy Action Plan, to be released by the end of 2020. The plan’s purpose is to ensure that European citizens are able to participate in the...
Dec
21
2018
Feature Story
Since the Maidan revolution of 2014, Ukraine has embarked on an ambitious decentralisation process that will see more governance responsibilities be transferred to the local level in years to come....
Aug
31
2018
News Article
A delegation of 15 young Zimbabwean leaders visited International IDEA’s Stockholm headquarters on 20 August to discuss the state of Zimbabwean democracy, the recent elections and the prospects for...
Jun
01
2018
News Article
No model of democratic governance can be inclusive and sustainable without ensuring dialogue and solidarity between generations.
May
23
2018
News Article
In Brussels, the European Commission has started the process of preparing for the next European Union (EU) Multi-annual Financial Framework (EU MFF 2021-2027) or simply called the EU Budget, with the...
May
21
2018
News Article
On 16 May 2018, the Youth Progress Index was presented at the European Parliament in Brussels during a launch event hosted by Mr Brando Benifei, Member of the European Parliament.  
May
09
2018
Commentary
Political rights of refugees are an endurance test for the fabric of democracy. The recent migration waves resulting from civil wars have brought the debate on this topic back on the public agenda....
Oct
20
2017
News Article
Is corruption always a constraint for development? Is there a universal means to tackle corruption? What impact does corruption have on the quality of democracy? These and other questions were raised...
Jul
24
2017
News Article
Democracy has become the legitimate demand of all local communities, and in the world of today, there is an increase in the implementation of political and administrative reforms that are aimed at...
Jul
21
2017
News Article
Corruption not only erodes public trust in government and democratic institutions, it also affects negatively budgets and national economies. The European Commission seeks to enhance public trust in...
Feb
17
2017
News Article
On 8 July 2016, the Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) to the EU, the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) and the European Network...
Nov
18
2015
Feature Story
Regional organizations have an important role to play in the achievement of the United Nations global goals. They can support member states with the design of action plans for sustainable development...