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Jan
18
2018
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This year, the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network celebrates 20 years as the world’s largest online source of electoral knowledge, promoting credible and transparent electoral processes around the world...
Dec
21
2017
Feature Story
National democratic elections are unquestionably expensive. This fact is beyond dispute.
Dec
20
2017
Commentary
Last month's Paradise Papers revelations have raised many questions. Where is Prime Minister Justine Trudeau’s long-time collaborator, Stephen Bronfman, getting his money from? Why did Prince Charles...
Dec
20
2017
Commentary
Up until 2017, analysis and commentary on democracy’s decline pervaded the news. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index report pointed out that in 2016, 70 democracies were in decline. In...
Dec
19
2017
News Article
The Building Resources in Democracy Governance and Election (BRIDGE) project recently launched its version 3 Voter and Civic Education module. This highly interactive professional development module...
Dec
19
2017
News Article
Peru, represented by the Ambassador of Peru to Sweden, José Beraún Aranibar, handed over the Chairship of International IDEA to Namibia, represented by Deputy Minister of International Relations and...
Dec
19
2017
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...
Dec
18
2017
News Article
In countries transitioning from war to peace, elections are important instruments in facilitating broader democratic consolidation and state-building efforts. However, experts caution that...
Dec
18
2017
Press Release
18 December 2017 | BERLIN—In today’s globalized world, cultural diplomacy has become an increasingly important tool to support intercultural relations, global peace and stability. On 19–22 December,...
Dec
15
2017
Feature Story
On 2–3 November 2017, the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Indian International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Management (IIIDEM) organized a Building Resources in Democracy...
Dec
15
2017
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...
Dec
13
2017
Press Release
13 December 2017 | COLOMBO—The world has experienced continued and steep democratic progress, however this progress has slowed down over the past decade.  Challenges and threats have emerged in...
Dec
01
2017
News Article
On 20–21 November, senior practitioners and experts attended a workshop in Stockholm aimed at developing a new Building Resources for Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) module on the...
Nov
30
2017
News Article
On 21 November, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme travelled to Lima, Peru, to attend the Annual Democracy Forum 2017 (ADF).
Nov
30
2017
News Article
On 20 November, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme attended the launch of International IDEA’s flagship publication, The Global State of Democracy: Exploring Democracy's Resilience in...
Nov
30
2017
News Article
On 30 November 2017, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme moderated a panel discussion at the Riksdag, the national parliament of Sweden, in Stockholm. Celebrating the 125th anniversary...
Nov
30
2017
Press Release
30 November 2017 | BRUSSELS – Global democracy is at a crossroads and continuous actions must be taken to safeguard and protect it, according to the first edition of The Global State of Democracy...
Nov
29
2017
News Article
On 28 November, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme launched International IDEA’s flagship publication, The Global State of Democracy: Exploring Democracy's Resilience, in Oslo, Norway...
Nov
23
2017
News Article
On Thursday 16 November 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Yves Leterme, visited The Hague, the Netherlands, to launch International IDEA´s new flagship publication, the Global State...
Nov
23
2017
News Article
On 22 November 2017, the President (speaker) of the National Assembly of the Republic of Cape Verde and acting Head of State, Jorge Santos, officially opened the international workshop on “the use of...