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Aug
28
2019
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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...
Aug
02
2019
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Over the past decade, technology, such as Biometric Voter Registration (BVR), has risen to meet complex electoral challenges. BVR measures and analyses a voter’s unique physical characteristics to...
Jun
24
2019
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International IDEA published the Agenda of Proposals for Public Politics (APPP) in 2018, a vision for national development in Bolivia guided by the issues that challenge and motivate the younger...
Dec
21
2018
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Since the Maidan revolution of 2014, Ukraine has embarked on an ambitious decentralisation process that will see more governance responsibilities be transferred to the local level in years to come....
Aug
23
2018
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At present, 151 countries out of 216 countries included in the International IDEA Voting from Abroad database have in place a legal framework for Out-of-Country Voting (OCV), while the remaining 65...
May
30
2018
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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...
Apr
08
2018
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Morocco’s constitutional reform in 2011 forms the basis of new laws and practices which increased civil participation in the decision-making process, but more remains to be done. How to strengthen...
Dec
21
2017
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National democratic elections are unquestionably expensive. This fact is beyond dispute.
Dec
15
2017
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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...
Aug
28
2017
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For the first time in 20 years, Nepali voters went to the polls to elect their local leaders. Ahead of the third and last phase to be organized on 18 September, here are some fast facts on the Nepal’...
Aug
07
2017
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Election and cybersecurity  has changed dramatically over recent years, with high profile cases of elections-related hacking. All of these incidents are inherently difficult to trace back...
Aug
03
2017
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Professional and skilled electoral management body (EMB) staff are essential in ensuring successful elections and in maintaining the sustainability of the EMB. Continuous training and professional...
Jul
31
2017
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This is a series on the process of democratic accountability as defined by its three main principles: answerability, responsiveness and enforceability. This third article explores the software...
Jul
25
2017
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This is a series on the process of democratic accountability as defined by its three main principles: answerability, responsiveness and enforceability.
Jul
21
2017
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This is a series on the process of democratic accountability as defined by its three main principles: answerability, responsiveness and enforceability. This first article examines the principle of...
Jul
20
2017
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As Myanmar continues its democratic transition, the pace of dialogue on constitutional issues has accelerated and so has the demand for comparative lessons on questions of federalism and the...
Jun
22
2017
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Many Eastern European countries have a bad reputation when it comes to corruption and to political corruption in particular. The widespread public mistrust of political parties and politicians in the...
Feb
14
2017
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Indonesian voters in seven provinces, 76 regencies and 18 cities will go to polls on15 February 2017, to elect their governors, regents and mayors respectively.
Jul
19
2016
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On the occasion of the 24th World Congress of Political Science, which will take place on 23-27 July 2016 at Poznan, Poland, International IDEA is set to lead discussions on key democracy issues and...
Jul
14
2016
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A total of 67 candidates, including four women, as well as incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Charmaine Scotty, who is also a government Minister, stood for the 19-seat Parliament in the elections...