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Apr
15
2021
Commentary
Democratic reform in Myanmar has suffered a grave setback. The EU’s response to the military coup must be strong enough to reverse the political crisis and restore and renew democracy in Myanmar....
Apr
07
2021
Commentary
This post looks at emergency law responses to the Covid-19 pandemic in conflict-affected states in transition. While some type of emergency response to Covid-19 has been used in most states, we...
Apr
07
2021
Feature Story
           
Mar
11
2021
News Article
Under the project “Working for a new era in protection of fundamental rights in Tunisia”, International IDEA organized a Moot Court Competition that centered around Article 49 of the Tunisian...
Dec
07
2020
News Article
When constitutions are written in response to violent conflict or as part of a peace process, a key aim of constitution-building is to end the fighting and channel disputes through political...
Nov
02
2020
Commentary
With an important voter turnout on the National Plebiscite of 25 October, Chileans decided to draw up a new constitution, by the future election of a citizen constitutional convention. What are the...
Oct
23
2020
Commentary
This Sunday, 25 October, Chile will define if they want (or not) a new Constitution and through what mechanism. This could lead to an unprecedented process in the history of the country, allowing...
Aug
27
2020
Commentary
The AU’s double standard on lifelong leaders who reject term limits undercuts its moral standing to reject military coups. Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the authors,...
Aug
17
2020
News Article
In the Philippines, the House of Representatives and the Department of the Interior and Local Government are keen on beginning charter change discussions while the country is mitigating the effects...
Aug
17
2020
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the authors, one of whom is a staff member of International IDEA. This commentary is independent of specific national or political...
Jul
28
2020
News Article
The launch of the Diploma Course on Parliamentary Governance (DGP)—an initiative undertaken by International IDEA in conjunction with the Higher Education Center of Cochabamba’s San Simón University...
Jul
08
2020
Commentary
The COVID-19 pandemic has overshadowed critical developments in Africa that would otherwise have occupied front pages. This piece covers the recent backslide in Guinea, following President Alpha...
Jul
02
2020
News Article
The Policy Brief "Constitutional and Legal Perspective on the Philippines’ Covid-19 Response" provides a snapshot analysis of the response to COVID-19 in the Philippines through June 2020,...
May
15
2020
Commentary
Rather than focusing solely on a questionable constitutional interpretation process, complementary democratic pathways through the COVID-19 emergency and election delay should also be considered.
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Supporting greater understanding of the new constitution and the constitutional review process
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Supporting an inclusive approach for democratic institutions and processes in a post-conflict region
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Members of Parliament discuss constitutional reform, supported by International IDEA’s trusted knowledge resources and workshops
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Building public and political consensus for constitutional reform