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Dec
22
2017
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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...
Dec
21
2017
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On 12 December, International IDEA and the University of the Andes’ Law School convened a panel of experts in Bogota, Colombia, to discuss the report, Political Finance and the Participation of Women...
Dec
19
2017
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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
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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
18
2017
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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
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On 9 December, International IDEA discussed the findings of its flagship publication, The Global State of Democracy: Exploring Democracy's Resilience, with the Indonesian media in a panel at the...
Dec
15
2017
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In order to assist in promoting the transparency and efficiency of electoral processes and support regional cooperation in the Africa and West of Asia region, International IDEA and the Arab...
Dec
12
2017
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El día 5 de diciembre de 2017 se llevó a cabo el Seminario Internacional “Reformas Políticas en Chile 2014-2016”, evento organizado por IDEA Internacional en colaboración con el Ministerio de la...
Dec
12
2017
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The International Seminar "Political Reforms in Chile 2014-2016", an event organized by International IDEA in collaboration with the Ministry of the General Secretariat of the Presidency (SEGPRES)...
Dec
11
2017
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Como parte de las actividades de la presentación de la publicación de IDEA Internacional Estado Global de la Democracia: Explorando la resiliencia de la Democracia, en Lima, Peru, participantes...
Dec
11
2017
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The IDEAthon that took place in Lima, Peru saw a diverse group of people develop ideas and find solutions to topics relevant to the Peruvian political context. 
Dec
06
2017
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On 6 December, Justice José Luis Vargas Valdez of the Mexican Federal Electoral Tribunal visited the headquarters of International IDEA in Stockholm, Sweden. In a bilateral meeting, Justice Vargas...
Dec
01
2017
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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
01
2017
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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
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On 21 November, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme travelled to Lima, Peru, to attend the Annual Democracy Forum 2017 (ADF).
Nov
30
2017
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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
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It is with profound sadness that International IDEA reflects on the unexpected passing of Surin Pitsuwan. We express our sincere condolences to his family. He served as Thailand's Minister of...
Nov
30
2017
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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
29
2017
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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
27
2017
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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...