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Dec
13
2017
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13 December 2017 | COLOMBO—The world has experienced continued and steep democratic progress, however this progress has slowed down over the past decade.  Challenges and threats have emerged in...
Nov
30
2017
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30 November 2017 | BRUSSELS – Global democracy is at a crossroads and continuous actions must be taken to safeguard and protect it, according to the first edition of The Global State of Democracy...
Nov
29
2017
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29 November 2017 | GENEVA – Global democracy is at a crossroads and continuous actions must be taken to safeguard and protect it, according to the first edition of The Global State of Democracy...
Nov
07
2017
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07 November 2017 | STOCKHOLM—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) in partnership with L'Association Béninoise de Droit Constitutionnel  and l’...
Oct
20
2017
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The International Institute for Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has appointed Democracy Ambassadors ahead of the Global State of Democracy publication, to be launched in November 2017. In...
Sep
14
2017
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14 September 2017 | STOCKHOLM – Understanding the meaning of active citizenship and participatory democracy they relate to daily life is important for shaping a more educated and more active citizen...
Dec
12
2016
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The interlinkages between governance, economics, assistance and security attract growing interest in aid policy arenas.  A recent book published under the auspices of the Pacific Basin Research...
Dec
08
2016
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Today, Benin joined International IDEA as the 30th Member State of the organization. At the Council meeting held in Stockholm today, Member States approved Benin’s membership application and welcomed...
Dec
08
2016
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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has organized a discussion on “Political Participation in Times of Mass Migration and Refugee Crises” at UN...
Nov
08
2016
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Following the passage of hurricane Matthew that hit Haiti the 4 and 5 October 2016, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) would like to express its...
Sep
29
2016
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA - As part of their ongoing efforts to support the consolidation of sustainable democracy in Africa, the African Union Commission (AUC), the International Organization of La Francophonie (...
Sep
19
2016
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Electronic voting, biometric registration and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly used by electoral management bodies around the world. But do electronic voting...
Sep
19
2016
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ADDIS ABABA – Dans le cadre de leur partenariat pour la consolidation de la démocratie en Afrique, la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA), l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) et...
Sep
15
2016
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YANGON—How can the democratic transition in Myanmar be consolidated and moved forward? During the International Democracy Day event in Yangon, organized on 15 September by Support to Electoral...
Sep
10
2016
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STOCKHOLM—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance is hosting a panel discussion on the crisis of political representation as it relates to political parties. 
Sep
05
2016
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Brussels - The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) are hosting a high-level panel discussion on State-...
Sep
01
2016
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The government is eyeing to complete its housing efforts for communities affected by typhoon Haiyan—one of the strongest storms to make landfall in recent history—in December 2013. An accountability...
Aug
22
2016
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STOCKHOLM—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance’s Annual Democracy Forum will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 25-26 August 2016 under the theme, ‘Learning from...
Jun
10
2016
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International IDEA film investigates social media’s role in political finance and voter participation Money is central to politics and critical for communicating with constituents. Money can also...
May
26
2016
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International IDEA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have co-organized the second installment in the Margaret Vogt Memorial Lecture series to happen today, 26 May 2016, at UN...