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Nov
10
2022
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On 25 October 2021, following months of political unrest, the military staged a coup on the transitional order and took power—dissolving the civilian government, deposing the Prime Minister, and...
Nov
06
2022
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International IDEA held a technical training on electoral risk management and a knowledge sharing session around International IDEA Election Risk Management (ERM) Tool in preparation for the upcoming...
Nov
04
2022
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The Digital Campaigning and Political Finance in the Asia and the Pacific region report, co-authored by Professor Joo-Cheong Tham, Director, Electoral Regulation Research Network, Professor Andrea...
Oct
27
2022
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International IDEA and the Gambian National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which aims to strengthen cooperation between International IDEA and the...
Oct
27
2022
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Over the last five years, the continent has witnessed a decline in the number of democratic systems, with 45 per cent of the population now living in hybrid regimes. The quality of democracy is also...
Oct
20
2022
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Despite three decades of international support and an intensified, structured EU accession process in the last 20 years, democracy is not faring significantly better in the region. Montenegro, Serbia...
Oct
18
2022
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The Mozambique Office of International IDEA facilitated on 14 and 15 October 2022 in the district of Matutuíne, Province of Maputo a two-day training and reflection session for the Parliamentary...
Oct
14
2022
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More than one year after the Myanmar military staged an attempted coup d'état, democracy defenders both inside and outside of Myanmar remain committed to restoring legitimately elected leaders and...
Oct
12
2022
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When looking at data on democratic performance over time, one might see the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) as the least democratic in the world. Considering the 20 countries it is...
Oct
11
2022
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The state of democracy in the Latin America and the Caribbean region is clouded by the global geopolitical context affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, a hard-hitting recession and the commercial...
Sep
29
2022
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The EU’s Eastern Partnership (EaP) covers six countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The Covid-19 pandemic put a strain on fledgling democracies in the EaP...
Sep
27
2022
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“The alternative to democratic recession is democratic resilience”: Former Prime Minister of Sudan Abdalla Hamdok calls for strengthening democratic resilience as democracy remains a most cherished...
Sep
26
2022
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On the International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2022, the Office of International IDEA in Washington, D.C. was inaugurated by International IDEA’s Secretary-General Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora.
Sep
21
2022
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International IDEA is saddened by the passing of Professor Dr Azyumardi Azra on 18 September 2022, at the age of 67. We wish to convey our deepest sympathies to Dr Azra's family and loved ones....
Sep
13
2022
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Emerging from the most chronic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, countries in Asia and the Pacific region are facing challenges as governing systems in the region grapple with the stressors...
Sep
12
2022
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International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on the state of Sweden’s democracy on 7 September 2022, ahead of the International Day of Democracy and Sweden’s general elections on 11 September 2022....
Sep
12
2022
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On 18 June 2021, the UN General Assembly adopted a Resolution which calls upon the Myanmar armed forces “to respect the will of the people as freely expressed by the results of the general election...
Sep
09
2022
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The European Union and its Member States are the biggest providers of democracy support worldwide. Advancing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms is one of the objectives...
Sep
01
2022
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Two years out from the next Indonesian election, preparations are well underway for political parties in one of the world’s most populous democracies. As a presidential representative democracy for...
Sep
01
2022
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“Authoritarianism is on the rise, but resilience and democratic pushbacks are alive as well”. This headline properly captures the democratic trends in the Asia and Pacific region, characterised by...