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Apr
01
2016
News Article
On 25 March International IDEA and Les Petits Matins launched the French edition of Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders at an event at the residence of the Belgian Ambassador in...
Apr
01
2016
News Article
On 21-22 March 2016, the Mongolian Government hosted a seminar on “Democratic Transitions in Asia: Lessons Learned from Transitional Elections”. The seminar hosted participants from 10 Asian...
Apr
01
2016
News Article
MEPA is an online Master Programme providing advanced learning on electoral processes for current and aspiring election professionals. It targets mid/upper level professionals who want to acquire the...
Mar
31
2016
News Article
Bhutan’s transition to democracy is in many ways unique. While in most cases, countries begin their transition in response to political, social or economic calamity, the political transformation of...
Mar
29
2016
Feature Story
The idea that electoral management bodies (EMBs) should conduct regular risk assessments has become increasingly popular and the demand for International IDEA’s Electoral Risk Management Tool has...
Mar
24
2016
Feature Story
The elections organised on Africa’s Super Sunday a week ago have put the current status of democracy on full display. In Benin and Cape Verde, fierce electoral campaigns by political parties and...
Mar
23
2016
News Article
Nine primers on constitution building in Arabic have been added to the website. The primers are intended to assist in-country constitution-building or reform processes by helping stakeholders such...
Mar
22
2016
Feature Story
Samoa’s Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP), led by incumbent Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegoai won 80 per cent of the seats in parliament, following the 4 March election. The HRPP will...
Mar
22
2016
Commentary
Our heartfelt condolences go to the families who lost their loved ones in the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016. Our thoughts are with them and we stand together with Belgium and its...
Mar
21
2016
News Article
El pasado martes 16 de marzo, en las instalaciones de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) en Santiago de Chile, se firmó un Memorándum de Entendimiento (MOU) entre IDEA...
Mar
21
2016
News Article
On 16 March, International IDEA and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile. The MOU...
Mar
17
2016
Feature Story
On 20 March, five countries and one semi-autonomous archipelago in Africa are going to the polls – get ready for the presidential elections in Benin, Niger and the Republic of Congo, the elections to...
Mar
17
2016
News Article
STOCKHOLM—The announcement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a push toward a global change process and regional organizations are...
Mar
16
2016
News Article
The position of women in Tunisia is largely credited for being among the most advanced and liberated in the West Asia and North Africa region. Despite many decades of gains however, women are still...
Mar
14
2016
Feature Story
Voter turnout statistics provide us with a rough indicator of citizen participation in electoral processes. Looking back at 2015, to what extent did African voters participate on election day, and...
Mar
11
2016
Feature Story
When Nepal promulgated its new constitution in September last year, some gender equality advocates in the country felt that it didn’t go far enough to ensure gender equality. While it provides quotas...
Mar
08
2016
Commentary
International IDEA is pleased to join the rest of the world in celebrating International Women's Day 2016.
Mar
08
2016
Feature Story
Ukraine’s local elections in October 2015 were yet another critical democratic milestone for the country following the 2013 pro-democracy uprising that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych replacing...
Mar
08
2016
News Article
In 1954 Doria Shafik, an Egyptian woman and feminist, staged a hunger strike to protest the creation of a new constitutional committee with no women in it. Eight days later she ended her strike after...
Mar
08
2016
Feature Story
The landmark adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September 2015 attests to the increasing global consensus that achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls (SDG 5...