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Aug
18
2015
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On 18 August 2015, International IDEA and the Electoral Commissions Forum of the SADC countries (ECF SADC) signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing the partnership between the two...
Aug
13
2015
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Burkina Faso will hold its general election on 11 October 2015. This election will be the first in 27 years as the country moves forward in its political transition. It is therefore crucial that all...
Aug
06
2015
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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of Lesotho and International IDEA are conducting a roundtable on the Institutionalization of Gender Equality in Electoral Processes in Maseru on 5-6 August...
Jul
31
2015
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Starting 2 August representatives of the African Union, African Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and civil society organizations will attend the inaugural meeting of African Governance...
Jul
14
2015
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Under the memorandum of understanding that International IDEA signed with the High Elections Committee in Egypt (HEC), the Cairo programme organized a meeting between foreign embassies present in...
Jun
29
2015
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Starting today about 22 commissioners and senior staff from the Malawi Electoral Commission will meet in Lilongwe for a five day BRIDGE workshop focusing on electoral technology and strategic and...
Jun
25
2015
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On June 23, the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) organized a workshop in Abuja to evaluate the impact of the Electoral Risk Management Tool during the recent general...
Jun
15
2015
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Together with the AU Department of Political Affairs and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) we at International IDEA are organizing a five day capacity building...
Dec
02
2014
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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Government of Botswana is holding the Annual Democracy Forum in Gaborone, Botswana 24-25 Nov. 2014....
Nov
01
2014
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In Tunisia, June 2014, International IDEA held a needs assessment workshop for representatives from eight civil society organizations. It focused on the importance of electoral observation and how...
Oct
10
2014
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In the aftermath of what is commonly referred to as The Arab Spring – where brutal autocracies were over-thrown, today many of these same countries in the North Africa region are struggling with...
Jun
26
2014
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In context of IDEA’s support to the Africa Union Commission’s (AUC) Department of Political Affairs (DPA) and the IDEA-AU Joint Activity Plan (JPA), a project is currently being implemented to...
May
01
2014
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Since August 2013, IDEA has supported political parties in Kenya to develop their strategic plans using the Institute’s Strategic Planning Tool for Political Parties. This initial phase has now come...
Mar
03
2014
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Disclaimer: The views expressed in this analysis are the author’s and should in no way be construed to represent those of International IDEA, its Board and/or Council members. The Southern Africa...
Mar
03
2014
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‘Tunisians agree that their new constitution is an advance, despite the imperfections. The people’s new democratic spirit is what will make Tunisia a success, and it will hopefully serve as an...
Feb
28
2014
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In early 2014 the Tanzanian Centre for Democracy (TCD) – an organization bringing together all political parties to promote multi-party democracy– completed an assessment of local democracy from a...
Mar
07
2013
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International IDEA has been cooperating with the IEBC on the ERM Tool pilot project since November 2011. The project is funded by the Swedish Government. The Tool will be launched as a global public...