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Aug
14
2014
Press Release
The “Domingo García Rada” Chair in Democracy will kick off its activities with a conference on 18 August, led by Dr Daniel Zovatto, regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean (...
Aug
14
2014
Press Release
As Peru prepares for the coming regional and municipal elections, national and international experts will gather in Lima on 19 and 20 August for an international seminar on “Financing of Politics in...
Aug
06
2014
Feature Story
2014 features an intense electoral agenda. In the first six months, four of the seven Latin American presidential elections expected this year took place. These have a strong Central American...
Jul
12
2014
Feature Story
Juan Manuel Santos received 50.9% of the vote and defeated former President Uribe’s candidate, Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, (45%) by over 900,000 votes in Colombia’s second round of the presidential elections...
Jul
07
2014
News Article
For a truly transformative post-2015 development framework, democratic processes are a must, including full participation, equitable consideration of input, self-determination and empowerment of all...
Jul
05
2014
News Article
On 1 July 2014, IDEA continued its longstanding and fruitful cooperation with the Electoral Tribunal of Mexico by signing an MoU. Through the years, various MoUs have been signed with the aim of...
Jun
29
2014
Press Release
A Forum on Political Party Cooperation through Dialogue being held in Port au Prince, Haiti on 27–29 June aims to stimulate understanding of the importance of political party dialogue for identifying...
Jun
26
2014
News Article
In context of IDEA’s support to the Africa Union Commission’s (AUC) Department of Political Affairs (DPA) and the IDEA-AU Joint Activity Plan (JPA), a project is currently being implemented to...
Jun
26
2014
Feature Story
On 15 June some 32,975,158 registered voters made their way to 89,391 polling stations across Colombia for the second round of voting to elect president and vice president for the 2014-18 term.
Jun
23
2014
Press Release
At a time when political party dialogue is considered the only way forward in many polarized contexts within the Arab world, International IDEA is hosting a workshop on 24–25 June on the role of...
Jun
19
2014
Feature Story
Uruguay’s 1996 constitutional reform included an innovative approachi to electoral matters: all political parties were required to hold open and simultaneous elections to elect their presidential...
Jun
16
2014
Press Release
International IDEA is a strong advocate for the inclusion of democracy both as a goal in its own right and as an enabler in the post-2015 Development Agenda, and is hosting an Inter-Regional Dialogue...
Jun
15
2014
Feature Story
The presidential election in Colombia on 25 May had a surprising outcome. Even though opinion polls forecasted the need for a second round and picked up the stagnating level of support for President...
Jun
09
2014
News Article
Democratic accountability for public service delivery is an important dimension of the post-2015 development agenda.
Jun
09
2014
News Article
“The universal nature of democracy as something which people all over the world aspire to is clear from citizens’ own actions and demands for democracy.”
Jun
05
2014
News Article
Some 32,975,158 registered electors voted at 89,391 polling stations on 25 May in Colombia to elect the President and Vicepresident for the 2014-18 term. The elections were very well organized and...
Jun
02
2014
Press Release
At a time when political party dialogue is considered the only way forward in many polarized contexts within the Arab world, International IDEA is hosting a workshop on 24–25 June on the role of...
May
22
2014
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...
May
21
2014
Feature Story
What role does money play in European elections, and how is it regulated? Such questions need to be addressed to ensure the integrity of Europe's democratic processes, says IDEA’s Samuel Jones in an...
May
20
2014
News Article
By Shailaja Chandra, a former Secretary to the Government of India and former Chief Secretary, Delhi. The views expressed in this analysis are hers and should in no way be construed to represent...