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Jul
05
2016
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Financing of political parties and electoral campaigns as part of larger political reform was the main topic of a seminar held on 28 July at the Sindicatura General de la Nación in Buenos Aires,...
Jun
29
2016
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Transitional elections are complex environments for the enforcement of campaign finance regulations. Myanmar 2015 General Elections was no exception. Unanimously greeted as the first free and fair...
May
16
2016
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From 17–21 May, commissioners and senior staff of the National Independent Electoral Commission of Madagascar (CENI) will meet up in Antananarivo for a five-day BRIDGE workshop on strategic planning...
May
16
2016
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International IDEA and the Electoral Integrity Project are delighted to announce the 2016 EIP/International IDEA graduate student essay prize winner – Kirill Kalinin (University of Michigan).
Apr
01
2016
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MEPA is an online Master Programme providing advanced learning on electoral processes for current and aspiring election professionals. It targets mid/upper level professionals who want to acquire the...
Mar
29
2016
Feature Story
The idea that electoral management bodies (EMBs) should conduct regular risk assessments has become increasingly popular and the demand for International IDEA’s Electoral Risk Management Tool has...
Mar
14
2016
Feature Story
Voter turnout statistics provide us with a rough indicator of citizen participation in electoral processes. Looking back at 2015, to what extent did African voters participate on election day, and...
Jan
15
2016
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Despite a contested electoral process, the 92 deputies and 14 senators elected in October last year were sworn in on 10 January. While taking office was initially scheduled on 11 January, as...
Dec
29
2015
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As part of our ongoing commitment in Bhutan International IDEA together with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) recently organized a four-day BRIDGE workshop on voter education in the capital of...
Dec
23
2015
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Almost two months after the first round of the presidential election held on 25 October 2015, the CEP eventually announced that the runoff election, initially scheduled to take place on 27 December...
Dec
14
2015
Feature Story
This year brought about a long-awaited general election in Myanmar, and a new constitution in Nepal, which was contested from the outset.
Dec
14
2015
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International IDEA’s Africa Programme has gone through major changes during 2015 to better respond to increased demand in the region. In January, the office moved from South Africa to Addis Ababa,...
Dec
02
2015
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While risk management has been an integral part in the business sector for decades the practice remains rare when it comes to electoral management bodies (EMBs). In a recent survey commissioned by...
Nov
30
2015
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Free, fair and credible elections are the centrepiece of any democracy and electoral management bodies (EMBs) are often the organizations tasked with putting theory into practice when organizing...
Nov
24
2015
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During the past 12 months, International IDEA has been showcasing the electoral processes exhibition during particular events and conferences in the Americas, Europe and Africa. The educational...
Nov
24
2015
Feature Story
Speaking at a UN event on how to engage young people in democracy the UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson pinpointed one of the major problems in democracy today. While young people between the...
Nov
17
2015
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Ahead of the April 2016 general elections in Macedonia, the Macedonian State Election Commission (SEC) received training and technical assistance in how to use International IDEA’s Electoral Risk...
Nov
17
2015
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The second International IDEA Member States EMB Dialogue will take place on 30 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The event will provide space for exchange between International IDEA’s Member States...
Nov
11
2015
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Citizen protest movements too often distance themselves from politics. Just like political parties, they have a role to play to improve their country’s political system, and not just reject it. This...