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Feb
03
2023
Commentary
Some observations from updating the Voter Turnout Database in 2022. At International IDEA, we track election-related data points for use in our knowledge products and publish them on our website for...
Jan
31
2023
Press Release
  View this joint statement in English and Myanmar. 
Jan
17
2023
Commentary
2023 will be complex and challenging for Latin America. The region will face an unfavourable international context in which it is expected, according to the IMF, that there will be a simultaneous...
Jan
08
2023
Press Release
The storming of Brazil’s Presidential Palace, Congress and Supreme Court by supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday is an unacceptable, illegitimate and dangerous assault on...
Dec
21
2022
Commentary
 “Building trust is very difficult and takes time, while losing trust is brutally simple and often fatal” –  Bill Gray,former Electoral Commissioner, AEC  
Dec
20
2022
News Article
A regional workshop on Constituency Development Funds (CDFs) and Anti-Money Laundering was convened in Wellington, New Zealand, on 28–29 November 2022. The meeting brought together parliamentarians...
Dec
13
2022
News Article
International IDEA conducted three webinars exploring corruption in the region as part of the “Democratic Development in the Melanesian webinar series 2022”. Absence of Corruption is one of the key...
Nov
24
2022
News Article
سلطت تقارير وسائل الإعلام الأخيرة [1] [2] الضوء على المستوى المقلق للمضايقات عبر الإنترنت ضد العاملين في مجال الاقتراع حول انتخابات التجديد النصفي في الولايات المتحدة لعام ٢٠٢٢. ويؤكد العمل الجاري...
Nov
15
2022
News Article
The 2022 Fiji general election, for 55 seats in the Parliament, will take place on 14 December 2022. So far 316 provisional candidates have been named from 8 of the 9 political parties of which 55...
Nov
10
2022
News Article
On 25 October 2021, following months of political unrest, the military staged a coup on the transitional order and took power—dissolving the civilian government, deposing the Prime Minister, and...
Nov
06
2022
News Article
International IDEA held a technical training on electoral risk management and a knowledge sharing session around International IDEA Election Risk Management (ERM) Tool in preparation for the upcoming...
Nov
04
2022
News Article
The Digital Campaigning and Political Finance in the Asia and the Pacific region report, co-authored by Professor Joo-Cheong Tham, Director, Electoral Regulation Research Network, Professor Andrea...
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...
Oct
25
2022
Commentary
“The system of using the BVAS for the conduct of elections has come to stay. There’s no going back” – Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman   Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in this commentary are...
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-...
Sep
12
2022
News Article
International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on the state of Sweden’s democracy on 7 September 2022, ahead of the International Day of Democracy and Sweden’s general elections on 11 September 2022....
Sep
06
2022
Commentary
Most of us are familiar with the concept of insuring our valuable assets, be it our house, car, or health. Professionals and businesses can also buy insurance to protect themselves against liability...
Sep
01
2022
News Article
The recent postponement of the local polls in Karachi, Pakistan due to the extreme weather (Khan 2022) is an example of how natural hazards can affect an electoral process. To date, the floods have...
Sep
01
2022
News Article
Two years out from the next Indonesian election, preparations are well underway for political parties in one of the world’s most populous democracies. As a presidential representative democracy for...