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Dec
03
2018
News Article
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
23
2018
News Article
Miguel Angel Lara Otaola, International IDEA’s Head of Programme for the Mexico and Central America Office, and Yuri Beltrán Miranda, Councillor of Mexico City’s Electoral Institute (IECM, for its...
Nov
16
2018
News Article
Fiji’s 2018 parliamentary elections took place on 14 November with over 630,000 registered voters at 2,173 polling stations, including advanced and postal voters. With heavy rain and a tropical...
Nov
07
2018
News Article
Relations between the media and electoral authorities can be strained or uneasy, and the result of such strained relations can be misinformation or missed opportunities. Since public confidence (and...
Oct
10
2018
News Article
More than 30 students from Uppsala University visited International IDEA HQ on 9 October 2018 as part of their undergraduate course in ‘Development Policy in Practice.’ During their visit, the...
Oct
05
2018
News Article
Brazil will go to the polls next Sunday, 7 october, to choose the next President of the country, together with the total renovation of the Chamber of Deputies, two thirds of the Federal Senate, State...
Sep
21
2018
News Article
Large-scale violent conflicts are devastating in many ways. They cause death, suffering, destruction of infrastructure and resource depletion.  Somewhat less visible though, is how they tear apart...
Sep
21
2018
News Article
The ruling parliamentary group Peruanos por el Kambio and International IDEA co-organized an internal working meeting in August 2018, in which the members of Congress addressed the two central topics...
Sep
21
2018
News Article
El pasado mes de agosto, el Grupo Parlamentario oficialista Peruanos por el Kambio e IDEA Internacional coorganizaron una reunión interna de trabajo durante la cual los congresistas abordaron los dos...
Sep
13
2018
News Article
Mexico and International IDEA share a long history of collaboration. Their relationship was taken to the next level on April 2018, when the Sub-regional Office for Mexico and Central America started...
Sep
12
2018
News Article
  Cerrando el ciclo electoral de 2018, Brasil irá a las urnas el primer domingo de octubre (07/10) para elegir al próximo Presidente del país, juntamente con la renovación total de la Cámara de los...
Sep
12
2018
News Article
Closing the election cycle of 2018, Brazil will go to the polls on the first Sunday of October (07/10) to choose the next President of the country, together with the total renovation of the Chamber...
Sep
07
2018
Commentary
The general election on 9 September 2018 in Sweden will mark a decisive moment in the country’s polling history. Beyond the political implications, the country’s electoral process is facing an...
Sep
03
2018
News Article
Back in July 2015, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Fijian Elections Office (FEO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which...
Aug
31
2018
News Article
A delegation of 15 young Zimbabwean leaders visited International IDEA’s Stockholm headquarters on 20 August to discuss the state of Zimbabwean democracy, the recent elections and the prospects for...
Aug
29
2018
News Article
To further discuss the establishment of a gender electoral network in the Arab region, the Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies (Arab EMBs), the UNDP and the International Institute for...
Aug
29
2018
News Article
There is an intricate relationship between well-conducted, democratic elections and a fluid and positive communication between electoral management bodies (EMBs) and the media. During elections, the...
Aug
23
2018
Feature Story
At present, 151 countries out of 216 countries included in the International IDEA Voting from Abroad database have in place a legal framework for Out-of-Country Voting (OCV), while the remaining 65...
Aug
20
2018
News Article
The X Ibero-American Conference on Electoral Justice took place in Panama City, from 6-8 August 2018, with the theme "Social networks: threats and challenges for electoral justice." The conference...
Aug
10
2018
News Article
The President of the Republic, Martín Vizcarra, has announced that the Executive Branch will start with the necessary procedures for people to decide on the approval of a series of reforms, among...