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Sep
25
2019
Commentary
There is no neat, one-size-fits-all global solution to the challenges posed by social media to electoral processes. Disinformation and polarising political views, undermining public trust, a lack of...
Sep
25
2019
News Article
International IDEA’s Regional Europe Programme celebrated the International Day of Democracy (15 September) by co-organizing a high-level conference on ‘No Democracy without Accountability’, at the...
Sep
20
2019
News Article
The Tunisian electoral authority (ISIE), with the support of International IDEA, UN Women and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched a guiding document on 'Violence against women...
Sep
18
2019
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Sep
18
2019
News Article
On the 12th of September 2019, International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on the “Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections” at the Press Club Brussels Europe.
Sep
17
2019
Commentary
Having just passed the midway point of 2019, now is an opportune moment to take stock of Latin America. These first eight months confirm that it has been an economically mediocre, socially tense,...
Sep
12
2019
News Article
The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and the Inter-American Dialogue organized the 23rd edition of its Annual Conference on 4 and 5 September 2019. In this event, which was held in Washington...
Aug
27
2019
News Article
Dili, Timor-Leste - The Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (STAE), the National Elections Commission (CNE), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International...
Aug
23
2019
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Aug
13
2019
News Article
The theme of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 as an enabler for the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda in its entirety has been a common theme among member states, organizations, stakeholders, and...
Aug
06
2019
News Article
Within the framework of the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) and the evaluation of the commitments towards achieving SDG16, International IDEA –with...
Aug
02
2019
Feature Story
Over the past decade, technology, such as Biometric Voter Registration (BVR), has risen to meet complex electoral challenges. BVR measures and analyses a voter’s unique physical characteristics to...
Jul
26
2019
News Article
International IDEA, in partnership with Youth Without Borders (JSF), organized a pilot training on Electoral Observation with gender focus on 15 and 16 June 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. The training was...
Jul
26
2019
News Article
"Coming into my role, I had a good measure of confidence in my abilities and what I’d bring to the [National Electoral] Board.
Jul
25
2019
News Article
Monitoring the participation of women and youth in Bolivia’s national elections. Este articulo se encuentra disponible en español.  
Jul
25
2019
News Article
Digital microtargeting—the use of personal data to isolate the interests, demographics and personal connections of voters—is increasingly used by political parties in election campaigns to influence...
Jul
23
2019
News Article
For the fifth time in Uruguayan history, simultaneous and open internal elections were held by the political parties last 30 June 2019, in keeping with the current legal framework for elections....
Jul
22
2019
News Article
Today, electoral democracy is the global norm rather than the exception. It thus becomes incumbent that voters are aware of key facts: to make a well-informed decision on voting, as well as to follow...
Jul
09
2019
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Jul
03
2019
News Article
Coinciding with the release of the 15 case studies that accompany it, International IDEA presented the material from a new policy paper entitled “Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections” on 8...