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Jun
08
2018
News Article
A strategic partnership between International IDEA, the civil association Presente and the PUCP (Catholic University of Peru) Governance School has developed a dialogue with civil society...
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)...
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)...
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
22
2017
News Article
For the first time in Paraguay’s history, International IDEA, collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Paraguay, organized four BRIDGE (Building Resources in Democracy,...
Nov
16
2017
News Article
On 19-20 October 2017, International IDEA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Gender Issues in Haiti, held an important forum that gathered women´s organizations and political...
Oct
18
2017
News Article
The number of women in politics and decision-making spaces has been increasing very slowly in Peru. In 2016, the country began a major electoral reform process that International IDEA has been...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
On 2 October 2017, International IDEA celebrated a decade of work in Bolivia, satisfying the mission of supporting democratic processes and institutions. Its work focuses on four thematic areas:...
Aug
23
2017
News Article
The Superior Electoral Tribunal of Paraguay partners with International IDEA to organize workshops to explore the challenges and ways forward to enhance women’s political participation and promote...
Jul
24
2017
News Article
International IDEA provides support to the policy debate for addressing gender inequality and political violence against women in Bolivia, which has led to formulation of policies to address the...
Jun
27
2017
News Article
International IDEA's Latin America and Caribbean programme responds to requests from actors in Paraguay to build capacity through technical assistance, comparative applied knowledge resources and by...
Jun
13
2017
News Article
“We loved this way of training people! It is very different from what we are used to, very deep and useful”. This is what a participant expressed about the three oratory training sessions organized...
May
24
2017
News Article
International IDEA’s national office in Bolivia supports the process of plural and participatory dialogue for the reform of the Political Organization’s Law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia....
Mar
07
2017
News Article
Over the last two decades, important regulatory progress has been made in Latin America on the promotion of women’s political participation. 16 of the 18 Latin American countries have implemented...
Jan
31
2017
News Article
International IDEA and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), with the support of the Swiss Confederation and USAID, organized two BRIDGE workshops in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on...
Mar
08
2016
Commentary
International IDEA is pleased to join the rest of the world in celebrating International Women's Day 2016.
Mar
08
2015
News Article
The elections of 12 October 2014, have reconfigured the conformation of the Bolivian parliament, in which women reached 51 per cent representation in the Legislative Assembly, placing the country in...
Mar
06
2015
News Article
Sixteen Latin American countries currently have a legal measure (parity or affirmative action) to try to increase the number of women nominated. However, the impact on women´s chances of getting...
Dec
02
2014
News Article
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet chaired the First Conference of Women Leaders from Chile and Peru on 17 - 18 November in Santiago, Chile. The event aimed to encourage women’s participation in the...
Sep
11
2014
Feature Story
Latin America has made considerable progress increasing political representation of women, but more active measures are needed to increase outcomes.