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May
23
2018
News Article
In Brussels, the European Commission has started the process of preparing for the next European Union (EU) Multi-annual Financial Framework (EU MFF 2021-2027) or simply called the EU Budget, with the...
May
22
2018
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...
May
21
2018
News Article
On 16 May 2018, the Youth Progress Index was presented at the European Parliament in Brussels during a launch event hosted by Mr Brando Benifei, Member of the European Parliament.
May
14
2018
News Article
Following a preparatory process marked by uncertainty resulting from the political instability in the country, on 13 and 14 April 2018 Peru hosted the Eighth Summit of the Americas. It ended with a...
May
09
2018
Commentary
Political rights of refugees are an endurance test for the fabric of democracy. The recent migration waves resulting from civil wars have brought the debate on this topic back on the public agenda....
Apr
30
2018
News Article
Fiji is almost finishing its first electoral cycle since it returned to democracy in 2014. Next parliamentary elections are due to take place before December this year. The return of democracy has...
Apr
24
2018
News Article
On the eve of International Women's Day (March 8) and that same day, organizations and institutions that work for women's rights throughout the country added their voices to demand enough public...
Apr
23
2018
News Article
After one and a half year of heading a troubled government, Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski stepped down following vote-buying allegations ahead of an impeachment process.
Apr
08
2018
Feature Story
Morocco’s constitutional reform in 2011 forms the basis of new laws and practices which increased civil participation in the decision-making process, but more remains to be done. How to strengthen...
Mar
15
2018
News Article
The office of International IDEA in Peru started with a project supported by the European Union to provide technical assistance for the political debate on the electoral reform. Este artículo se...
Feb
28
2018
News Article
On 13 and 18 February 2018, two major fires ravaged two important public markets in the country's capital, the Hyppolite and Port marketplaces located in downtown Port-au-Prince. The traders have...
Feb
19
2018
News Article
International IDEA has provided technical assistance for the preparation of the new Peruvian electoral schedule to be applied in the elections this year. The aim was to streamline terms and avoid...
Feb
12
2018
News Article
Coinciding with the 2nd birthday anniversary of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey Jigme Namgyal Wangchuck, the Parliament of Bhutan launched the Parliament Committee Manual 2017 and Oversight Manual...
Feb
06
2018
Press Release
On 6–7 February, International IDEA will convene African parliamentarians and political party leaders in Cape Town to discuss institutional strengthening and natural resource policies. The...
Jan
30
2018
News Article
The Fourth International Forum of Santo Domingo under the theme "The state of democracy in Latin America: 40 years since the third wave of democracy", organized by the Global Foundation for Democracy...
Dec
22
2017
News Article
Throughout Myanmar’s democratic transition, much of the government's focus has been on political reform, such as making changes to civil liberties, electoral legislation or managing the ongoing peace...
Dec
18
2017
News Article
On 9 December, International IDEA discussed the findings of its flagship publication, The Global State of Democracy: Exploring Democracy's Resilience, with the Indonesian media in a panel at the...
Dec
13
2017
Press Release
13 December 2017 | COLOMBO—The world has experienced continued and steep democratic progress, however this progress has slowed down over the past decade.  Challenges and threats have emerged in...
Dec
11
2017
News Article
The IDEAthon that took place in Lima, Peru saw a diverse group of people develop ideas and find solutions to topics relevant to the Peruvian political context. 
Nov
30
2017
Press Release
30 November 2017 | BRUSSELS – Global democracy is at a crossroads and continuous actions must be taken to safeguard and protect it, according to the first edition of The Global State of Democracy...