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Dec
15
2017
News Article
In order to assist in promoting the transparency and efficiency of electoral processes and supporting regional cooperation in the Africa and West of Asia region (AWA), International IDEA and the Arab...
Nov
23
2017
News Article
On 22 November 2017, the President (speaker) of the National Assembly of the Republic of Cape Verde and acting Head of State, Jorge Santos, officially opened the international workshop on “the use of...
Nov
07
2017
Press Release
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’...
Nov
01
2017
News Article
In preparation for potential electoral processes in Libya in 2018, a series of workshops targeting 24 Libyan media representatives were held in Tunis from 29 October to 1 November. The workshops,...
Oct
31
2017
News Article
To elevate the discourse on developmental approach to natural resource governance, International IDEA Africa and West Asia Programme in partnership SADC Parliamentary Forum convened a two-day High...
Oct
10
2017
News Article
International IDEA's Electoral Processes Programme held the first workshop of its 'Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections Workshop' in Dakar, Senegal on 13 and 14 September 2017. Elections...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
On Monday 2 October 2017, International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on “Democracy, Poverty and Peace” at International IDEA´s headquarters in Stockholm. The panel was organized by ATD Fourth...
Sep
27
2017
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...
Sep
19
2017
News Article
On Tuesday 19 September 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Mr Yves Leterme, received a parliamentary delegation of South Africa´s Gauteng Provincial Legislature at International IDEA´...
Aug
07
2017
News Article
To complement efforts aimed at plugging illicit financial flows and achieving a new development finance mechanism for Africa, International IDEA’s Africa and West Asia Programme, in partnership with...
Jul
19
2017
News Article
The first class of International IDEA’s Youth Democracy Academy graduated on 17 July in a ceremony attended by representatives of organizations who will be hosting the alumni as interns for the next...
Jun
27
2017
News Article
As in most African countries, gender inequalities remain a major challenge to human development in Côte d’Ivoire . Though women’s and girls’ condition significantly improved since Côte d’Ivoire’s...
Jun
21
2017
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the EU (EUO), with the support of the Tunis office, hosted a stand at the annual European Development Days (EDD), held in Brussels during 7-8 June 2017. The annual...
May
03
2017
News Article
In April 2017, International IDEA initiated a one-year project to organize dialogue sessions between leading Yemeni actors in an effort to bridge the divide on the country’s future system of...
Apr
12
2017
Commentary
International IDEA, the Community of Democracies and the United Nations Development Programme-UNDP held the MENA region Consultation on Gender Equality and Political Empowerment of Women, in Tunis,...
Apr
05
2017
News Article
On 4 and 5 April 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Yves Leterme, undertook a working visit to explore future partnership opportunities with Senegal.
Apr
05
2017
News Article
The Secretary-General of International IDEA, Yves Leterme, undertook a working visit to Benin 3-5 April 2017 to deepen the partnership between International IDEA’s and its newest Member State Benin....
Mar
22
2017
News Article
Africa has significant natural resource wealth. However, the continent suffers from the paradox of plenty, meaning that abundant endowments of natural resources do not lead to equivalent levels of...
Mar
10
2017
News Article
Education, increased awareness on the need to have women running for political leadership positions, overcoming traditional challenges based on stereotypes and understanding the difference between...
Mar
08
2017
News Article
The members of the new Tunisian government of national unity were sworn in on 27 August, one day after winning the parliamentary vote of confidence. The new government has 40 members (26 ministers...