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Dec
02
2020
Commentary
The EU's European Democracy Action Plan and its upcoming Digital Services Act aim to regulate online political advertisements.
Nov
19
2020
News Article
Members of international organizations with expertise in areas concerning global violence, corruption, access to information and the collection and interpretation of data, gathered on 12 November for...
Nov
18
2020
Commentary
Over the past 25 years, I have lived in countries struggling to realize democracy. From Cambodia, Thailand, and Sri Lanka to the southern Caucasus, I have worked with committed democrats to design...
Sep
28
2020
News Article
Determined to strengthen its support to democracy practitioners who face ever-increasing risks in the organization of elections, International IDEA provides open access to its Electoral Risk...
Sep
24
2020
News Article
The European Union is currently preparing a European Democracy Action Plan, to be released by the end of 2020. The plan’s purpose is to ensure that European citizens are able to participate in the...
Jul
07
2020
News Article
The citizen’s initiative “Observa Bolivia” is a partnership of 14 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), two nationwide networks and an academic body, which with the support of the European Union (EU...
Jul
06
2020
News Article
International IDEA organized a series of roundtables, between 15 and 24 June 2020, on online political advertising and microtargeting, together with the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and the...
Jun
16
2020
News Article
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) play a critical role in furthering sustainable democratic development in any country. The CSOs have for decades been important partners for International IDEA at...
Jun
12
2020
Commentary
Mongolia’s parliamentary elections look set to take place on 24 June 2020. Known for its long and harsh winters, there’s no better season to hold an election in the Land of the Blue Sky—COVID-19 or...
Jun
04
2020
Commentary
Online voting has never faced a situation as favorable as today. Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, online voting is increasingly becoming the most logical solution for all types of elections. At...
May
13
2020
Commentary
In the early 2000s, a sense of euphoria about online voting could be felt in many countries and election expert communities alike. After all, this seemed the logical next frontier of the internet:...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Recognizing complexity and risks in electoral processes to inform new initiatives and solutions In November 2019, the Commonwealth Secretariat shared its first draft of the Good Electoral Practice...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
International IDEA provided input on digital microtargeting as long-term electoral support to reduce invalid votes In December 2018, the Dutch State Commission on the Parliamentary System published...
Apr
03
2020
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...
Mar
11
2020
News Article
Africa as a region has the lowest levels of internet penetration in the world. According to the International Telecommunication Union, only 25 per cent of individuals access the internet in sub-...
Mar
09
2020
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...
Feb
13
2020
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...
Dec
05
2019
News Article
Jurists, judges and academics from 12 countries discussed the challenges of social media for electoral justice in the XI Ibero-American Conference on Electoral Justice, held in Santo Domingo,...
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...