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Sep
28
2018
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union celebrated the International Day of Democracy (15 September) by co-organizing a high-level conference on, ‘EU leadership for democracy’, at the...
Sep
18
2018
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In the spirit of the importance of accountability and transparency, at the end of August 2018, the Head of Programme for Mexico and Central America, Dr Miguel Ángel Lara Otaola, met with Dr Francisco...
Aug
31
2018
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A delegation of 15 young Zimbabwean leaders visited International IDEA’s Stockholm headquarters on 20 August to discuss the state of Zimbabwean democracy, the recent elections and the prospects for...
Aug
10
2018
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The President of the Republic, Martín Vizcarra, has announced that the Executive Branch will start with the necessary procedures for people to decide on the approval of a series of reforms, among...
Aug
01
2018
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International IDEA has been supporting a democratic approach to consultative, collaborative and inclusive community building in Bhutan through funding of various activities of its partner civil...
Jul
17
2018
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Civic education has taught us that showing up at the ballot box is the main way we can have our say in our democracies. By voting, we get to select the candidates or political parties that best...
Jul
17
2018
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Today, we are sharing much more than just holiday pictures with each other online. We are sharing our car rides, our homes, our meals and our money. We are reconnecting with each other again in more...
Jul
17
2018
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For democracies to thrive, a vibrant and actively engaged citizenry and civil society are essential. Civil society can monitor and hold the state to account, it can infuse a greater diversity of...
Jul
17
2018
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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...
Jul
17
2018
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Corruption in Peru has had a great impact on politics and government institutions. The perception that exists surrounding corruption in the public sector, combined with a local culture that is...
Jul
17
2018
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It is often said that the revolution that consequently overthrew Ben Ali’s regime in Tunisia in 2011 was one that belonged to younger generations. In fact, the presence of young people in the events...
Jul
05
2018
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The Plurinational State of Bolivia recently incorporated the Comprehensive State planning System (SPIE), which establishes instruments to articulate public policy planning within central and regional...
Apr
30
2018
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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...
Mar
05
2018
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2017 was the year of hashtag-protests and few others dominated the debate more than #MeToo. Making waves far beyond Hollywood, Time magazine named The Silence Breakers from #MeToo their Person of the...
Feb
08
2018
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What does the future hold for citizen participation? This is what European leaders came to talk about in Milan, Italy on Monday, 5 February 2018. At the European Open Government Leaders’ Forum, co-...
Jun
21
2017
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The Office of International IDEA to the EU (EUO), with the support of the Tunis office, hosted a stand at the annual European Development Days (EDD), held in Brussels during 7-8 June 2017. The annual...
Sep
15
2015
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Given recent actions by some countries to hamper the efforts of civil society actors, this 15th of September provides a crucial opportunity to highlight the key role that a strong civil society plays...