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Sep
26
2022
Press Release
International IDEA deplores the illegal and illegitimate holding of referendums in Ukraine's occupied territories on joining the Russian Federation. Staged to imitate the pursuit of self-...
Sep
12
2022
News Article
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
06
2022
Commentary
Most of us are familiar with the concept of insuring our valuable assets, be it our house, car, or health. Professionals and businesses can also buy insurance to protect themselves against liability...
Sep
01
2022
News Article
The recent postponement of the local polls in Karachi, Pakistan due to the extreme weather (Khan 2022) is an example of how natural hazards can affect an electoral process. To date, the floods have...
Sep
01
2022
News Article
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...
Jul
28
2022
Press Release
International IDEA condemns in the strongest possible terms the extra-legal executions of four democracy defenders in Myanmar, which mark yet another shocking escalation of the violence perpetrated...
Jul
28
2022
News Article
International IDEA and Perludem are excited to announce the launch of the Electoral Redistricting App (ERA). The release of this unique and free Geographic Information System (GIS) software has been...
Jun
15
2022
News Article
While the the United Kingdom is often considered to have one of the most transparent political finance systems, it is still unclear how more than 1 in every GBP 10 was spent at the last UK general...
May
19
2022
News Article
Within the framework of cooperation between International IDEA and the Francophone network for competencies in elections (Réseau des compétences électorales francophone, RECEF), a report was...
May
17
2022
News Article
Against the backdrop of the pandemic and an adversarial campaigning period, counting is almost complete and indicates a likely return for the Marcos political dynasty in the Philippines with the...
Apr
01
2022
Commentary
While Serbian citizens are called to the polls on Sunday, the electoral campaign highlights longstanding challenges with democracy and the conundrum of choosing the EU accession path once and for all...
Mar
21
2022
News Article
Voters in Timor-Leste went to the polls on 19 March 2022 to choose a President for a five-year term commencing on 20 May. This was the fifth presidential election since Indonesian rule had come to an...
Mar
10
2022
News Article
International IDEA is not giving up on its pursue to support the Sudanese people achieve their aspiration for democracy. Sudan’s Programme started the year 2022 with a set of goals adapted to suit...
Mar
09
2022
News Article
International IDEA has made women's participation one of its main axes in improving the inclusiveness of electoral processes in the Arab region. To combat inequitable attitudes towards women in the...
Mar
08
2022
News Article
International IDEA works to reduce the gap between women's rights as affirmed in the legal texts in the different Arab countries and the low rates of women in decision-making positions.
Mar
07
2022
News Article
Electoral management bodies (EMBs) are responsible for ensuring a level playing field for political representation and meaningful participation across the entire electoral cycle. Yet, International...
Mar
02
2022
News Article
After months of anticipation, on 16 January the presidential election in Timor-Leste was called for 19 March 2022. Electors will choose between 16 candidates—four women and twelve men—running for the...
Feb
25
2022
News Article
International IDEA, together with our funding partners and civil society organizations (CSOs), have been convening an annual National Forum on Women in Politics (NFWP) in Fiji since 2018. In advance...
Feb
14
2022
News Article
In cooperation with the State Electoral Office of Estonia, International IDEA convened a group of European electoral management bodies on 15 December 2021, to discuss the cybersecurity aspects of...