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Nov
30
2017
Press Release
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
17
2017
News Article
On 10 November 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Mr Yves Leterme, travelled to Strasbourg, France, to participate in a high-level plenary panel discussion at the annual World Forum...
Oct
20
2017
News Article
Is corruption always a constraint for development? Is there a universal means to tackle corruption? What impact does corruption have on the quality of democracy? These and other questions were raised...
Oct
18
2017
Feature Story
On 4 October 2017, International IDEA and Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC)* signed a Cooperation Framework Agreement for the Democratic Governance Sector at the BTC headquarters in Brussels.
Jul
26
2017
News Article
Democratic experiments such as the “Spitzenkandidaten” and individual European political party membership[1] are new to the EU political scene, and have both supporters and critics. Many hope that...
Jul
24
2017
News Article
Democracy has become the legitimate demand of all local communities, and in the world of today, there is an increase in the implementation of political and administrative reforms that are aimed at...
Jul
21
2017
News Article
Corruption not only erodes public trust in government and democratic institutions, it also affects negatively budgets and national economies. The European Commission seeks to enhance public trust in...
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...
Apr
04
2017
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the European Union (EUO), with the support of the Canadian Mission to the European Union and in collaboration with the European Institute for Peace (EIP),...
Feb
17
2017
News Article
On 8 July 2016, the Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) to the EU, the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) and the European Network...
Feb
16
2017
News Article
The Institute for European Studies (IEE), in collaboration with the Centre d'Étude de la Vie Politique (CEVIPOL), of the Université libre de Bruxelles will host a discussion on the crisis of the rule...
Jan
05
2017
News Article
The effective implementation of  Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development will depend on the ownership of the process at all levels of government, a multi-stakeholder approach, and the capacity to...
Nov
25
2016
News Article
On 25 November 2016, International IDEA’s Secretary General Yves Leterme travelled to Bucharest, Romania, to participate in the Central and Eastern European Civil Society Forum.
Nov
15
2016
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the European Union facilitated a discussion on how the Inter-Generational Dialogue can boost people’s faith in democracy by exploring ways to bring members of...
Sep
10
2016
Press Release
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
Press Release
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-...
Jun
27
2016
Commentary
The people of the United Kingdom have spoken. In many ways, and for years to come, Brexit will have a profound impact on the United Kingdom, European Union (EU) and the world.
Nov
23
2015
News Article
The struggle between freedom and control in open society is constantly a hot topic in many democracies, but perhaps more so today given recent events in Paris. How can democracy deliver safety,...
Nov
18
2015
Feature Story
Regional organizations have an important role to play in the achievement of the United Nations global goals. They can support member states with the design of action plans for sustainable development...
Oct
13
2015
Press Release
BRUSSELS, 13 OCTOBER 2015--The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the European Parliament, in cooperation with the Friends of Europe, today...