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Oct
31
2022
Press Release
International IDEA attended the second round of the Brazilian presidential election 2022 with a delegation led by former Presidents of Bolivia Carlos Mesa, and Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado, and...
Oct
28
2022
Press Release
International IDEA will assist in the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, on Sunday 30 October 2022. The delegation is led by the former Presidents of Bolivia, Carlos Mesa, and...
Sep
30
2022
Press Release
International IDEA is appalled by the violent repression of peaceful protests in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody. These protests are the legitimate expression of a people’s...
Sep
26
2022
Press Release
International IDEA deplores the illegal and illegitimate holding of referendums in Ukraine's occupied territories on joining the Russian Federation. Staged to imitate the pursuit of self-...
Jul
28
2022
Press Release
International IDEA condemns in the strongest possible terms the extra-legal executions of four democracy defenders in Myanmar, which mark yet another shocking escalation of the violence perpetrated...
Jul
14
2022
Press Release
International IDEA is proud to announce the release of the 6th edition of the Global State of Democracy Indices. This year’s update sees the addition of eight new countries, increasing the total...
Mar
01
2022
Press Release
  By partner organizations in the Global Democracy Coalition and others in solidarity with Ukraine and its people We are again witnessing just how dangerous autocrats and their regimes can be. The...
Feb
25
2022
Press Release
Constitutional referendums can be an important expression of direct democracy. When genuine in intent and open, inclusive and transparent in process, they serve as a barometer of citizens' views on a...
Feb
24
2022
Press Release
Today will live in infamy. A few hours ago, the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, launched an unprovoked war against Ukraine, a sovereign nation and a democracy.
Feb
01
2022
Press Release
On 1 February last year, the Myanmar military abruptly took control of the central state institutions and arrested the elected President, many senior officials and political leaders.
Dec
07
2021
Press Release
A Global Democracy Coalition of more than 40 democracy organisations and 200 activists, academics, think tanks, media organizations, students, politicians, philanthropic organizations and democracy...
Dec
06
2021
Press Release
Member States of International IDEA commit to strengthen democratic governance in a statement for the Summit for Democracy hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden STOCKHOLM—Democracies must join forces...
Nov
22
2021
Press Release
Many democratic governments are increasingly adopting authoritarian tactics, accentuated by the Covid-19 pandemic, while autocratic regimes are consolidating their power.   Esta nota de prensa está...
Nov
07
2021
Press Release
PANAMA CITY— The general elections held November 7, 2021 in Nicaragua have greatly aggravated the crisis affecting that country. “Let’s not allow Ortega to consolidate his dictatorship” is the title...
Oct
26
2021
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is deeply concerned about the military coup as well as the arrests of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and other...
Aug
25
2021
Press Release
International IDEA recognises that Tunisia has made great progress towards establishing itself as a legitimate member of the international community of democratic nations since 2011. The respect for...
Aug
18
2021
Press Release
International IDEA grieves for the recent violence in Afghanistan and the threats to democratic progress that the Taliban takeover represents. We urge for the protection and safeguarding of the most...
Aug
09
2021
Press Release
An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released on Monday shows, with clear and overwhelming scientific evidence, that climate change is a looming, existential threat for our...