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Mar
17
2021
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Election Observation Missions (EOMs) have become an established part of the international electoral scene. Elections around the world have increasingly been observed, meaning that election...
Feb
25
2021
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There is considerable variation in how citizens cast their ballot around the world during ‘normal times’. The traditional vision of an election is that citizens vote at polling stations using a paper...
Feb
05
2021
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At the start of the pandemic, many countries postponed elections. From June 2020, the trend shifted to holding elections. Thanks to information sharing and peer-to-peer exchanges, election...
Feb
02
2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a profound strain on electoral democracy worldwide. Many elections have been postponed, while others have been held with adaptation. Disclaimer: Views expressed in...
Dec
09
2020
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Indonesia’s Head of Region elections (Pilkada) involving a little more than 100 million voters to elect 9 provincial governors, 37 mayors and 224 heads of regency (Bupati) are simultaneously held...
Nov
30
2020
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Venezuela has scheduled parliamentary elections for 6 December where it will completely renew its National Assembly for a five-year term. Andrés Bello Catholic University (UCAB) and International...
Oct
19
2020
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Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the author. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests.
Jun
23
2020
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On the 22 May, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that the final round of municipal elections will take place on 28 June 2020, provided that the election is not deemed a health risk due...
May
15
2020
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Nearly two months after Poland’s political leadership began to contemplate how presidential elections could be held during the COVID-19 pandemic, the plan still hangs in uncertainty, partisanship has...
Apr
29
2020
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Recognizing complexity and risks in electoral processes to inform new initiatives and solutions In November 2019, the Commonwealth Secretariat shared its first draft of the Good Electoral Practice...
Apr
29
2020
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Training manual builds capacity ahead of the general elections in Myanmar.
Apr
29
2020
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International IDEA provided input on digital microtargeting as long-term electoral support to reduce invalid votes In December 2018, the Dutch State Commission on the Parliamentary System published...
Apr
29
2020
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New network will provide joint trainings, strengthening electoral institutions and processes
Apr
29
2020
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Electoral management bodies are increasingly institutionalizing risk management to strengthen their capacity to deliver trusted election results
Apr
29
2020
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BRIDGE trainings promote personal transformation and institutional change
Apr
29
2020
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Preparing the foundation for a partnership to support Fiji’s electoral institutions and processes
Apr
29
2020
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Regional cooperation to promote women’s political participation through mainstreaming policies and identifying standards and good practices
Apr
29
2020
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As a founding member of the Global Network on Electoral Justice, International IDEA addresses electoral justice and equality. Photos credit: International IDEA
Apr
29
2020
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Web tool engages young voters in Bolivia’s elections
Apr
29
2020
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Focusing on electoral dispute resolution and political finance systems