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Nov
19
2020
News Article
Members of international organizations with expertise in areas concerning global violence, corruption, access to information and the collection and interpretation of data, gathered on 12 November for...
Nov
18
2020
Commentary
Over the past 25 years, I have lived in countries struggling to realize democracy. From Cambodia, Thailand, and Sri Lanka to the southern Caucasus, I have worked with committed democrats to design...
Nov
16
2020
Commentary
As the world watches the United States’ elections unfold, the intensity of our polarization is on display. This election was not marked by apathy. On the contrary—citizens turned out in record...
Nov
13
2020
Feature Story
Venezuela has scheduled parliamentary elections for 6 December where it will completely renew its National Assembly for a five-year term. Andrés Bello Catholic University (UCAB) and International...
Nov
13
2020
Commentary
The Queensland (QLD) state election on Saturday 31 October 2020 was remarkable on several fronts. It was the first election in the state and Australia. The two leading candidates from the Australian...
Nov
11
2020
Press Release
  The government of the Republic of Sudan and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) have signed a memorandum of understanding that...
Nov
06
2020
News Article
The Center on International Cooperation (CIC) at New York University has recently published a Briefing by Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, the Secretary-General of the International IDEA and Sarah Cliffe, CIC...
Nov
04
2020
News Article
In his final appraisal of the comprehensive evolution of the 2020 general election, Dr Salvador Romero, Chair of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), praised the support of international...
Nov
02
2020
Press Release
The Secretary-General of International IDEA, Dr Kevin Casa-Zamora sent this letter dated 16 October 2020 to H.E. U Hla Thein, Chairman of Union Election Commission of Myanmar on the mVoter2020...
Oct
30
2020
Commentary
"Election observation" is a term often thrown around too liberally these days. Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the author. This commentary is independent of specific...
Oct
29
2020
Commentary
The right to vote in an election is one essential part of the democratic process. International standards on elections and democratic theorists attest that everyone should be equal before the ballot...
Oct
26
2020
News Article
Bolivia marked a new milestone in the building of its democracy. On Sunday, 18 October, the 2020 general election’s polling day, the commitment and active participation of 16 civil society...
Oct
22
2020
Press Release
Statement from the Board of Advisors on International IDEA’s role in Myanmar Dear Member States, 
Oct
19
2020
Feature Story
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the author. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests.
Oct
17
2020
Commentary
In this Sunday, 18 October, general elections' voters will elect the principal executive and legislative branch authorities at the national level. Bolivia elects the president and vice-president by...
Oct
14
2020
News Article
The Center for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) are jointly undertaking...
Oct
13
2020
Commentary
North Macedonia was among the first countries to postpone and then hold elections in Europe since the pandemic started. Organizing elections amid a COVID-19 pandemic posed several challenges for the...
Oct
09
2020
Press Release
International IDEA has paid close attention to the concerns that many domestic and international actors as well as civil society have expressed on the voter education tool mVoter2020.  International...
Oct
05
2020
News Article
Below is the abstract of the article published in The ELECTION LAW JOURNAL (Volume 19, Number 3, 2020) authored by Sead Alihodzic, Senior Programme Manager in the Electoral Processes Programme,...
Oct
01
2020
Press Release
On 29 September, the Union Election Commission of Myanmar launched a mobile application mVoter2020 in order to provide information on candidates for the November 2020 general elections as well as...