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Jan
15
2019
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International IDEA organized a two-day roundtable discussion in The Hague, on 27 and 28 November 2018, to convene participants from electoral management bodies (EMBs) and cybersecurity agencies, as...
Jan
11
2019
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union organized on 7 December 2018, a Roundtable discussion on ”Political empowerment of women through ICTs”, with the support of the Canadian Mission...
Dec
21
2018
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union organized a Meeting of Representatives of International IDEA Member States in Brussels on 3 December 2018. The meeting was hosted by the...
Dec
21
2018
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Since the Maidan revolution of 2014, Ukraine has embarked on an ambitious decentralisation process that will see more governance responsibilities be transferred to the local level in years to come....
Dec
20
2018
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Luxembourg joined International IDEA as the 32nd Member State of the organization when the Council of Member States met in Stockholm on 13 December 2018. The Member States welcomed Luxembourg to the...
Dec
20
2018
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The Bali Democracy Forum (BDF) is an annual summit that brings together senior government officials and other notables from the Asia Pacific region and around the world to grapple with a theme in...
Dec
18
2018
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Declaración: Las opiniones expresadas en este comentario son las del miembro del personal. Este comentario es independiente de intereses nacionales o políticos específicos. Las opiniones expresadas...
Dec
18
2018
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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...
Dec
17
2018
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“Government and civil society have a role to play to ensure that democratic reforms are well-implemented”, said U. Ganbold, Head of the Public Administration Department, Governor’s Office in...
Dec
13
2018
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This year, the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network celebrates 20 years as the world’s largest online source of electoral knowledge. 
Dec
12
2018
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Mucho ha pasado desde el inicio de la tercera ola democrática en América Latina hace 40 años. El número de democracias electorales en la región se ha incrementado sustancialmente y ahora, mucha más...
Dec
12
2018
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For democracies to function properly and meet the needs of citizens, they need to be adequately resourced. It is therefore unavoidable to talk about money when discussing the conduct of elections,...
Dec
12
2018
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Much has passed since the start of the third wave of democracy in Latin America 40 years ago. The number of electoral democracies in the region has increased substantially and now, more people than...
Dec
11
2018
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Since 2015, Myanmar has witnessed three elections - general elections in 2015 and by-elections in 2017 and 2018. Although the political will towards reform measures for better elections has increased...
Dec
11
2018
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Sandwiched between China and Russia, Mongolia’s democracy is in constant peril. The country’s political turmoil is not only prompted by the geopolitical forces outside of its borders, but also from...
Dec
11
2018
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Money is a necessary component of the democratic process, enabling the expression of political support as well as competition in elections. At the same time, if the funding of political parties and...
Dec
11
2018
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On 3 and 4 December, the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary Branch of Mexico (TEPJF, for its acronym in Spanish) hosted, in Mexico, the Second Plenary Session of the Global Network for...
Dec
10
2018
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With parliamentary elections in Moldova less than three months away, debate on the funding of election campaigns is heating up. On 6 December 2018, International IDEA organized Moldova’s first...
Dec
03
2018
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Malaysian and international election experts convened for a two-day Electoral Reform Roundtable on 30 November and 1 December 2018, in Kuala Lumpur, to discuss wide-ranging reform of the electoral...
Nov
30
2018
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International IDEA and the Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies (PSCD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation in promoting and supporting democracy....