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Sep
24
2021
News Article
On 15 August, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for a snap election. This September election, a full two years before the next elections were due, was an opportunistic move. As leader of...
Sep
22
2021
News Article
From 7 September to 9 September, International IDEA facilitated and organized a horizontal cooperation mission between the Electoral Tribunal of Panama (TE) and the Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE)...
Sep
22
2021
Commentary
Africa’s regional organizations won’t be taken seriously if they regularly denounce military juntas while tolerating constitutional coups. Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of...
Sep
15
2021
News Article
International IDEA’s Secretary-General Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora took part in a panel discussion on 7 September 2021, on mitigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on democracy, as part of the Fifth...
Sep
14
2021
News Article
To mark the International Democracy Day commemorated annually on 15 September, International IDEA, together with Perludem—a leading civil society organisation based in Indonesia—organized the...
Sep
06
2021
News Article
“We have to first recognize ourselves before being recognized by others.” A statement made by one of the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Champions from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (...
Sep
06
2021
News Article
In Moldova’s recent parliamentary elections, social media formed a prominent environment for election campaigning. To promote transparency and ultimately the integrity of the electoral process,...
Aug
31
2021
News Article
"As we are still learning about Covid and its changing nature, we need to ensure that policies and practices are flexible and responsive to support resilient elections and include a variety of...
Aug
25
2021
Press Release
International IDEA recognises that Tunisia has made great progress towards establishing itself as a legitimate member of the international community of democratic nations since 2011. The respect for...
Aug
18
2021
Press Release
International IDEA grieves for the recent violence in Afghanistan and the threats to democratic progress that the Taliban takeover represents. We urge for the protection and safeguarding of the most...
Aug
12
2021
News Article
The fourth webinar , held on 29 July 2021, answers the question: “What’s happening to democracy in Melanesia?
Aug
10
2021
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) hosted a side event on 15 July 2021; ‘Assessing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Constitutions’, at the 14th ...
Aug
09
2021
Press Release
An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released on Monday shows, with clear and overwhelming scientific evidence, that climate change is a looming, existential threat for our...
Aug
04
2021
News Article
In view of ongoing and recent contestations between the president and prime minister, and president and legislature in Tunisia and in Sri Lanka, International IDEA’s Constitution-Building Programme...
Aug
02
2021
News Article
Sudan is known for its harsh weather—especially during the summer in the period between May and July. This year the people of Sudan received a reminder about global warming when temperatures reached...
Jul
30
2021
News Article
On Wednesday 28 July, International IDEA’s Programme Officer in Chile and Southern Cone Countries, María Jaraquemada, participated in a public hearing at the Ethics Committee of the Chilean...
Jul
28
2021
News Article
International IDEA, in collaboration with Athens Democracy Forum, International Youth Think Tank and Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium, hosted the Almedalen Democracy Summit on 7 July 2021.
Jul
22
2021
News Article
On Monday, 12 July, members of the SDG16 Data Initiative— a collective project by a consortium of 17 organizations seeking to support tracking the global commitments made by more than 194 countries...
Jul
22
2021
News Article
Public participation has become a core element of modern constitution-building. The question for leaders charged with designing a constitution
Jul
21
2021
News Article
On July 4, the 155 representatives of the Chilean Constitutional Convention accepted the mandate that voters gave them in May. In that first session, the representatives also voted to select their...