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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
07
2016
Feature Story
Considerable progress has been made in women’s political participation in recent years. It seems that many countries in the world are seeking gender parity in politics but the question is how close...
Mar
07
2016
Feature Story
Considerable progress has been made in women’s political participation in recent years. It seems that many countries in the world are seeking gender parity in politics but the question is how close...
Mar
07
2016
Feature Story
La participación política de las mujeres ha demostrado grandes avances en los últimos años. Al parecer los diversos países del mundo se encuentran un búsqueda de la paridad de género en la política,...
Mar
07
2016
Feature Story
La participación política de las mujeres ha demostrado grandes avances en los últimos años. Al parecer los diversos países del mundo se encuentran un búsqueda de la paridad de género en la política,...
Mar
04
2016
Commentary
Evo Morales suffered a historical defeat in the referendum held last February. He was seeking the support of the citizens for passing a constitutional reform that would have enabled him to run again...
Mar
03
2016
News Article
The 8 November elections in Myanmar were historical for its higher levels of credibility and transparency. The Union Election Commission (UEC) overcame large technical and logistical challenges in...
Mar
03
2016
News Article
On February 29, the book The Cost of Democracy: Essays on Political Finance in Latin America was launched at the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington DC as part of an event on regulating campaign...
Mar
02
2016
News Article
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare initiated a process of studying the potential options for a better electoral system in early 2015. The cabinet is currently deciding which options to bring forward at...
Mar
01
2016
Commentary
Evo Morales ha sufrido una derrota histórica en el referendo del pasado 21 de febrero en el que buscaba el apoyo ciudadano para aprobar una reforma constitucional que le permitiese volver a...
Mar
01
2016
Feature Story
El financiamiento de campañas es un tema clave para la calidad de la democracia. Como señalamos en un libro de reciente publicación –del cual somos coautores- que tuvimos el honor de presentar en el...
Mar
01
2016
Feature Story
El financiamiento de campañas es un tema clave para la calidad de la democracia. Como señalamos en un libro de reciente publicación –del cual somos coautores- que tuvimos el honor de presentar en el...
Mar
01
2016
Feature Story
Campaign finance is a key issue for the quality of democracy. As we noted in a recently-published book, it is important because of the inescapable fact that while democracy has no price, it does have...
Mar
01
2016
Feature Story
Campaign finance is a key issue for the quality of democracy. As we noted in a recently-published book, it is important because of the inescapable fact that while democracy has no price, it does have...
Feb
25
2016
Feature Story
In the recently-released Democracy Index of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Latin America’s performance is worrisome. Just one country, Uruguay, is classified as a “full democracy”. Costa Rica...
Feb
24
2016
News Article
There are still many details to work out when it comes to the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN General Assembly in September last year. Over the next couple of months suggested...
Feb
22
2016
News Article
Leading up to the November 2015 elections Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) used the electoral risk management tool (ERMTool) and approach developed by International IDEA to monitor and...
Feb
19
2016
News Article
In a joint statement released earlier this week, Prime Ministers Stefan Löfven, of Sweden, and Narendra Modi, of India, highlighted the cooperation between the two countries in the protection of...