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Nov
13
2018
News Article
International IDEA co-hosted the Third Annual Melbourne Forum (MF3) on “Implications of Culture for Constitution Building” on 15-16 October 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Melbourne Forum on...
Nov
07
2018
Commentary
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Sep
21
2018
News Article
With the vision of promoting and strengthening democracy and democratic culture, International IDEA, through the MyConstitution programme, is supporting constitution-building process as an integral...
Aug
20
2018
News Article
On 17 August 2018, International IDEA Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Leena Rikkila Tamang and Antonio Spinelli, Head of Mission for Nepal met with Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon...
Jul
17
2018
News Article
The recent Irish constitutional referendum on abortion made global news, but what is less known to the international public is that the proposal for change came from a group of 100 randomly selected...
May
03
2018
News Article
On 30 April to 2 May 2018, International IDEA hosted a dialogue session on Yemen’s constitution. The dialogue session’s agenda focused on the type of governance arrangements that could be used to...
May
03
2018
News Article
استضافت المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات للفترة من 30 نيسان/أبريل ولغاية 2 أيار/مايو 2018 جلسة حوار حول الدستور اليمني. ركز الحوار على نمط ترتيبات الحكم الممكنة في اليمن بعد دخول إتفاق السلام...
Apr
13
2018
News Article
As part of its support for the democratic consolidation process in Haiti and the promotion of women's rights, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)...
Mar
26
2018
News Article
On 26-28 February 2018, International IDEA hosted a dialogue session in Tunis between Yemen’s main political entities regarding their country’s future constitutional system of government. The...
Mar
26
2018
News Article
استضافت المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات في الفترة 26-28 شباط/فبراير 2018 جلسة حوار في العاصمة تونس بين المكونات السياسية الرئيسية في اليمن حول النظام الدستوري المستقبلي للحكم في بلادهم. ونظمت...
Mar
05
2018
News Article
Women in Myanmar are facing many challenges as a result of traditional perceptions, institutional barriers, and societal norms. These challenges range from a lack of equal job opportunities, to...
Dec
12
2017
News Article
The International Seminar "Political Reforms in Chile 2014-2016", an event organized by International IDEA in collaboration with the Ministry of the General Secretariat of the Presidency (SEGPRES)...
Nov
03
2017
News Article
Whether constitutional change takes place through a big bang or incrementally, for it to be successful and legitimate, there is a need for both "momentum" and public and multi-stakeholder...
Nov
02
2017
News Article
As ongoing peace talks between the government, the armed forces and ethnic armed groups continue in Myanmar, there is an increased desire for more comparative expertise on constitutional principles...
Sep
14
2017
News Article
As part of the ongoing Legal Review Programme, International IDEA and Nepal Law Society (NLS) convened a national-level consultation on 4 September 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss the National...
Aug
21
2017
News Article
Nepal is in the process of implementing constitutional provisions to transition from an unitary to federal system.
Aug
07
2017
News Article
As part of the ongoing Legal Review Programme, International IDEA and Nepal Law Society convened a national-level interaction and sharing programme on Bill related to the Rights of Victims of Crime...
Jul
20
2017
Feature Story
As Myanmar continues its democratic transition, the pace of dialogue on constitutional issues has accelerated and so has the demand for comparative lessons on questions of federalism and the...
May
31
2017
News Article
On 30-31 May 2017, International IDEA’s Constitution-Building Programme hosted a workshop on “Constitutional Responses to the Crisis of Representation and Oligarchic Democracy” (CR2OD), held at The...
May
23
2017
Feature Story
Attempts to amend the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines is nothing new. Previous administrations have pushed for opening up the constitution in reference to varying political...