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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...
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
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
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...
Mar
18
2021
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA— African countries are still far from achieving women's equal and effective participation in political decision-making. Women constitute only 24 per cent of the 12,113 parliamentarians in...
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
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
22
2020
Press Release
Statement from the Board of Advisors on International IDEA’s role in Myanmar Dear Member States, 
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
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...
Apr
27
2020
Press Release
Ska länder hålla val under pågående Coronapandemi, eller är det bättre att senarelägga dem?   – Beroende på vilket av dessa alternativ olika länder, delstater och kommuner väljer ställs de inför...
Sep
29
2016
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA - As part of their ongoing efforts to support the consolidation of sustainable democracy in Africa, the African Union Commission (AUC), the International Organization of La Francophonie (...
Sep
19
2016
Press Release
Electronic voting, biometric registration and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly used by electoral management bodies around the world. But do electronic voting...
Nov
25
2014
Press Release
LIMA — International IDEA will join more than 30 experts from the Latin America region and other countries to meet with representatives of Peru’s electoral system and discuss electoral systems at the...
Oct
28
2014
Press Release
NEW YORK—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and The Carter Centertoday will launch two publications that break new ground on reviewing and...
Oct
28
2014
Press Release
International IDEA and The Carter Center, in collaboration with the Electoral Assistance Division of the UN Department of Political Affairs, have co-organized a launch of two publications on...
Mar
17
2014
Press Release
Sponsors: International IDEA; Electoral Integrity Project (EIP; Harvard University & University of Sydney) Award Committee: Annette Fath-Lihic (International IDEA), Jørgen Elklit (Aarhus...