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Mar
08
2017
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The Royal Government of Bhutan decided in early February to drop their pledge to introduce a 20 per cent quota for women in all elected offices. Lyonpo Dorji Choden, the Chairperson of the National...
Feb
17
2017
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Launch of the Assessment of State of Local Democracy in Moldova At a time of multiple challenges facing representative democracies across the globe, closing gaps between governments and citizens has...
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.
Jan
31
2017
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From 27-30 November 2016, International IDEA Haiti office organized a conference for the National Federation of Women Mayors of Haiti (FENAFEMH), in partnership with the South Training Institute (...
Sep
26
2016
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Today 43 families are mourning in Mexico. In fact, the whole country is looking back at what happened exactly two years ago to the Ayotzinapa students.
Sep
12
2016
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Mission Impossible - Organized crime erodes the legitimacy of the state from the local population with global consequences. What can we do? 
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...
Jul
14
2016
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United Nations, July 14 2016 – A coalition of international organizations today launched an online initiative to chart progress on one of the most challenging of the UN’s new Sustainable Development...
Jul
05
2016
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As part of Mongolia’s continued efforts to create a more bottom-up approach to further deepen democracy and improve service delivery at the local level, it will focus on using assessments designed to...
Jun
29
2016
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One of the major challenges related to money in politics is the considerable lack of transparency surrounding political party and election finance.
Jun
02
2016
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El pasado 15 de mayo, República Dominicana celebró las elecciones más complejas y amplias desde 1994. En esta oportunidad no sólo se eligieron Presidente y Vicepresidente, sino también la totalidad...
Jun
02
2016
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On 15 May the Dominican Republic held its most complex elections since 1994. On this occasion, not only were the president and vice president elected, but also all the members of the lower house, the...
May
25
2016
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The challenge of democracy and rule of law is to convey the complexity of the current turbulence and positive potential within both concepts, said Thomas Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for...
May
20
2016
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Campaign finance is a key issue for the quality of a democracy. The inescapable fact is that while democracy has no price, it does have an operating cost. The use of economic resources is an...
May
09
2016
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Election campaign filled with propaganda and heated debates is nothing to the Philippines, a country that enjoys relative success of sustained democracy since ending the authoritarian rule 30 years...
May
09
2016
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Election campaign filled with propaganda and heated debates is nothing to the Philippines, a country that enjoys relative success of sustained democracy since ending the authoritarian rule 30 years...
Apr
27
2016
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Dr. Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, International IDEA On 10 April, for the first time in modern history, Peru held its fourth consecutive democratic election...
Apr
26
2016
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The debate over presidential terms and tenures continue to create challenges for democratic development in Africa – but are we seeing a light at the end of the tunnel?
Apr
26
2016
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Por primera vez en su historia moderna, Perú celebró el pasado domingo 10 de abril, su cuarta elección democrática consecutiva, hecho que constituyó todo un record. Este proceso, que en su etapa...