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Nov
29
2021
News Article
The 2021 Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue focused on comparative experiences with constitutions, customary and religious law, and gender equality.
Nov
04
2021
News Article
While the impact of the pandemic restrictions still affected the organization of international summits in person, the High-Level General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General ...
Oct
25
2021
News Article
As a build-up to the Annual National Forum on Women in Politics to be held on 27 October 2021, International IDEA’s Asia and the Pacific Regional Programme organized a webinar entitled “Challenges...
Aug
12
2021
News Article
The fourth webinar , held on 29 July 2021, answers the question: “What’s happening to democracy in Melanesia?
Aug
02
2021
News Article
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...
Jun
09
2021
News Article
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...
May
27
2021
Commentary
There’s no denying that money plays an important role in politics. However, if the flow of money in politics, commonly known as political finance, is not well regulated, the danger is that this can...
May
24
2021
News Article
The second webinar of the Democratic Development in Melanesia Webinar Series held on 20 May 2021 presented the main findings of a recent study by International IDEA and its partner, MEMO 98, a Slovak...
May
06
2021
Press Release
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Parliament of Mozambique and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) in Maputo, Mozambique,...
Apr
07
2021
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Mar
18
2021
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA— African countries are still far from achieving women's equal and effective participation in political decision-making. Women constitute only 24 per cent of the 12,113 parliamentarians in...
Mar
12
2021
News Article
Three local government mentors deployed in Rapti Rural Municipality, Deukhuri-3, Dang in Nepal interviewed a local female elected representative (ER) for International Women's Day 2021.  ● Would you...
Mar
11
2021
News Article
Polite, buoyant, and idealist: In many ways, Sol Arrúa comes across as a regular 21-year-old. However, as soon as we bring up the subjects of politics and leadership, which she is most passionate...
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...
Mar
08
2021
News Article
In a still patriarchal and macho society, Bolivia managed to establish political parity in national regulations, but that does not solve the difficulties that women must face in order to be present...
Mar
08
2021
Commentary
The 2021 International Women’s Day (IWD) commemoration is taking place in an unprecedented global context due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has resulted in a “new normal” in relation...
Mar
05
2021
News Article
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics iknowpolitics.org) is a joint project of International IDEA, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the United Nations...
Mar
05
2021
News Article
Indira Oli is the vice-chair of Sanibheri Rural Municipality, West Rukum. Rukum is one of the places of origin of the decade-long civil war (1996-2006) in Nepal. As a student union representative,...
Mar
05
2021
News Article
The International Women’s Day is observed worldwide on Monday 8th March.