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Dec
06
2021
Press Release
Member States of International IDEA commit to strengthen democratic governance in a statement for the Summit for Democracy hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden STOCKHOLM—Democracies must join forces...
Dec
01
2021
News Article
The 2021 Summit for Democracy is a unique opportunity to remind us that democracy is “government of the people, by the people, for the people”. Yet 2020 was the 15th consecutive year of decline in...
Sep
27
2021
News Article
“The data that you (International IDEA) collected is a very systematic and comprehensive set of data.”
Jul
08
2021
News Article
The third webinar of the Democratic Development in Melanesia Webinar Series was held on 24 June 2021 on electoral activism by civil society organisations using the experiences of Indonesia and the...
Jun
07
2021
News Article
“Press the mic there...no no, on your left…”  "Oh, I was speaking all this all alone?” Laughter. "Would you please mute your mic?” “I should first know where the mic is!” Laughter. “Am I...
Apr
28
2021
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) in the presence of our Melanesian Partners held the first webinar of the Democratic Development in Melanesia...
Feb
09
2021
News Article
The Coherence Programme, a co-creation of Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA), Department for International Development (DFID, now Foreign, Commonwealth and Development...
Jun
26
2020
News Article
COVID-19 response has been “a whole of Government effort”. 
Jun
10
2020
News Article
International IDEA together with our implementing Partner, Dialogue Fiji, held a “Talanoa with the Minister” webinar, on Friday 5 June 2020, under the “Upholding Citizens’ Constitutional Rights for...
Aug
28
2019
Feature Story
In partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), International IDEA’s Coherence Programme in Nepal develops an animated video, titled "Same Budget, Two Stories," on...
Mar
22
2019
News Article
This question set the tone for the study visit to the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden by a high-level delegation of federal and local government officials from Nepal.
Dec
17
2018
News Article
“Government and civil society have a role to play to ensure that democratic reforms are well-implemented”, said U. Ganbold, Head of the Public Administration Department, Governor’s Office in...
Sep
21
2018
Commentary
إخلاء مسؤولية:  الآراء المعبر عنها في هذا التعليق خاصة بموظفي المؤسسة. يعد هذا التعليق مستقلاً عن أية مصالح وطنية أو سياسية. الآراء المعبر عنها لا تمثل بالضرورة موقف المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية...
May
30
2018
Feature Story
As with many young people across the world, youth in Bangladesh are mobilizing to create innovative ways to better engage with politics and their political realities. From participating in organized...
May
22
2018
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Apr
30
2018
News Article
Fiji is almost finishing its first electoral cycle since it returned to democracy in 2014. Next parliamentary elections are due to take place before December this year. The return of democracy has...
Feb
12
2018
News Article
Coinciding with the 2nd birthday anniversary of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey Jigme Namgyal Wangchuck, the Parliament of Bhutan launched the Parliament Committee Manual 2017 and Oversight Manual...
Dec
22
2017
News Article
Throughout Myanmar’s democratic transition, much of the government's focus has been on political reform, such as making changes to civil liberties, electoral legislation or managing the ongoing peace...
Nov
27
2017
News Article
Although Myanmar held successful national elections in 2015 and by-elections in 2017, municipal elections lag far behind. The city of Yangon is yet to hold fully democratic elections and the...
Oct
25
2017
News Article
Since the landmark election of Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy in 2015, Myanmar has successfully held by-elections in 2017 and is expecting to hold general elections in 2020....