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Mar
18
2021
News Article
A Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) took place on 3-4 December 2020 to address the Covid-19 pandemic and its health, humanitarian and socio-economic crisis around the...
Mar
18
2021
News Article
The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) organized and mediated the Crisis Governance Forum on 4 February 2021 to create a platform for stakeholders to share policymaking experiences in...
Mar
18
2021
News Article
Members of international organizations, UN diplomats and practitioners gathered on 19 - 20 November 2020 for the global virtual conference “Democracy Now and Next” to commemorate the 25th anniversary...
Mar
09
2021
News Article
Global achievements of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls were at the core of the High-Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, Beijing 25+, held on 1 October 2020. 
Mar
09
2021
Commentary
Women’s active participation and decision-making in public life are crucial to their empowerment and equality, and it is through democracy and multilateral action that these goals can be fully...
Jan
19
2021
News Article
The International community reunited on 16 September 2020 to commemorate Democracy Day during a time of global crisis and uncertainty, reaffirming the key role of democratic institutions and the...
Nov
30
2020
Feature Story
International IDEA celebrated its 25th Anniversary on the 19-20 of November through a 25-hour conference, "Democracy Now and Next." During the meeting, the Institute showcased its thematic expertise...
Nov
19
2020
News Article
Members of international organizations with expertise in areas concerning global violence, corruption, access to information and the collection and interpretation of data, gathered on 12 November for...
Oct
28
2020
News Article
The establishment of the United Nations marked a turning point in a century shaken by two world wars. After 75 years, the relevance of the UN appears even greater in the face of one of the most...
Oct
26
2020
News Article
On 18 September 2020, International IDEA held the Webinar “Reinventing the Role of International and Regional Organizations in Promoting Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Institutions in Times of Crisis:...
Jul
07
2020
Press Release
The new online platform, developed by International IDEA and supported by the EU, will track the impact of the pandemic on democracy and human rights around the world. View this press release in...
Jul
06
2020
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, organized a virtual briefing on "The Impact of COVID...
Mar
18
2020
News Article
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...
Dec
03
2019
News Article
The General Debate of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) was held from 24 September to 30 September 2019 and focused on the theme “Galvanizing multilateral efforts for...
Aug
13
2019
News Article
The theme of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 as an enabler for the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda in its entirety has been a common theme among member states, organizations, stakeholders, and...
Aug
06
2019
News Article
Within the framework of the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) and the evaluation of the commitments towards achieving SDG16, International IDEA –with...
Jul
03
2019
News Article
Coinciding with the release of the 15 case studies that accompany it, International IDEA presented the material from a new policy paper entitled “Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections” on 8...
Sep
28
2018
News Article
International IDEA held the 7th High Level Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy (IRDD) on 27 September 2018, in the margins of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, in New York...
Mar
14
2018
News Article
At the occasion of the 2018 UN Commission on the Status of Women, the governments of the United Kingdom and Canada invited International IDEA to present at an activity on Celebrating and Advancing...