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May
25
2015
News Article
In September 2014 International IDEA and the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP; Harvard University & University of Sydney), the two sponsors, invited submissions for the second electoral integrity...
May
22
2015
Feature Story
The Tenth World Economic Forum on Latin America, held this year in the Mayan Riviera from 7 – 8 May, was an excellent opportunity to take the pulse of the situation in Latin America and to identify...
May
20
2015
News Article
An article was published in Dagens Nyheter (DN) on the 17th of May. International IDEA’s response on the matters raised in the article is as follows: 1. Consultants and contractors The principal...
May
17
2015
Feature Story
On 17 May 1990, the World Health Organization decided to remove homosexuality from its official list of mental disorders. The commemoration of this day represents an annual landmark to raise...
May
11
2015
News Article
On 10 March, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet established the Presidential Advisory Council against conflicts of interest, influence peddling and corruption, in response to her commitment to take...
May
11
2015
News Article
International IDEA´s Secretary-General, Mr Yves Leterme, went on a working mission to Chile from April 13 to April 15. The Secretary-General was accompanied by International IDEA´s Regional Director...
May
08
2015
News Article
Between 6 and 9 April the results of the Second Survey on Constitutional Culture in Argentina were presented in the cities of Buenos Aires and Cordoba. The survey was performed by International IDEA...
May
04
2015
Press Release
STOCKHOLM – NEW YORK - The inclusion of proposed Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 – Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and...
Apr
27
2015
Press Release
As the date of the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda draws near, one of the heated debates in the United Nations (UN) is on how its implementation will be monitored and be made accountable...
Apr
25
2015
Feature Story
Our thoughts at this time are with the people of Nepal, India and Bangladesh affected by the earthquake that struck northwest of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. The full extent of the damage and...
Apr
17
2015
Press Release
The Office of the Permanent Observer for International IDEA to the UN and IDEA’s Democracy and Diversity Team will host a side event on “Enhancing Political Participation of Indigenous Peoples and...
Apr
13
2015
Press Release
April 13, 2015 | STOCKHOLM - As an important member state of International IDEA since its establishment in 1995, Chile has been actively engaged in initiatives to support democracy in Latin America...
Apr
07
2015
Feature Story
Introduction: Risk does encompass more than Violence "The biggest risk is not taking any risk…. In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking...
Mar
27
2015
News Article
When it comes to gender equality and women’s empowerment throughout the globe, one thing is certain: inaction is not an option.
Mar
27
2015
Feature Story
The news has not been good for Latin America of late: after a “golden decade” (2002-2013) the tailwinds have dwindled. The marked economic slowdown in the region, especially in South America, and the...
Mar
23
2015
News Article
The Ministries of Justice and of the Interior of Colombia, the Inter-American Development Bank and International IDEA organized the “Balance of powers: Experts’ Opinions”, forum as well as the “...
Mar
23
2015
News Article
On 10 March 2015, Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet created the Presidential Advisory Council against conflict of interests, influence peddling, and corruption. This recent development is very much...
Mar
16
2015
News Article
Latin America’s frame of mind is changing. In only three years the region has passed from a state of euphoria about its economic future to a much more moderate optimism and even caution. This new...
Mar
12
2015
News Article
International IDEA took the floor at a recent high-level UN debate convened by President of the General Assembly to highlight that quotas alone are n
Mar
08
2015
News Article
The elections of 12 October 2014, have reconfigured the conformation of the Bolivian parliament, in which women reached 51 per cent representation in the Legislative Assembly, placing the country in...