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Sep
21
2018
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Democracy is pivotal in the pursuit for peace. The global conflict-prevention agenda that the UN Secretary-General seems committed to revitalizing is largely based on this assumption.
Sep
21
2018
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With the vision of promoting and strengthening democracy and democratic culture, International IDEA, through the MyConstitution programme, is supporting constitution-building process as an integral...
Sep
21
2018
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Looking at the news around the world today, one cannot help but wonder if peace is being taken for granted? While some of us are fortunate to enjoy peaceful lives, others live in conflict zones where...
Aug
31
2018
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A delegation of 15 young Zimbabwean leaders visited International IDEA’s Stockholm headquarters on 20 August to discuss the state of Zimbabwean democracy, the recent elections and the prospects for...
Apr
27
2018
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In today’s world, it is impossible to imagine the further European Integration of Ukraine without at least also considering the harmonization of its legislation to that of Europe. This includes the...
Apr
24
2018
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On the eve of International Women's Day (March 8) and that same day, organizations and institutions that work for women's rights throughout the country added their voices to demand enough public...
Mar
09
2018
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The year 2017 was significant for elections in Nepal. The nation conducted local elections in May, June and September, as well as provincial and parliamentary elections in November and December....
Oct
18
2017
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Yachts. Cars. Cash. Around 3.5 million euro held by former Tunisian President, Ben Ali, was returned to the country in May 2015 after Swiss authorities joined efforts with their Tunisian counterparts...
Oct
10
2017
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International IDEA's Electoral Processes Programme held the first workshop of its 'Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections Workshop' in Dakar, Senegal on 13 and 14 September 2017. Elections...
Oct
05
2017
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On Monday 2 October 2017, International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on “Democracy, Poverty and Peace” at International IDEA´s headquarters in Stockholm. The panel was organized by ATD Fourth...
Aug
07
2017
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As part of the ongoing Legal Review Programme, International IDEA and Nepal Law Society convened a national-level interaction and sharing programme on Bill related to the Rights of Victims of Crime...
Apr
26
2017
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International IDEA’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Daniel Zovatto, participated as keynote speaker at the forum “In the road to peace – Political dialogue for democratic...
Apr
25
2017
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El Director Regional de IDEA Internacional para América Latina y el Caribe, Daniel Zovatto, participó como comentarista principal en el foro “En la Ruta de la Paz – Diálogos políticos para la...
Apr
04
2017
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union (EUO), with the support of the Canadian Mission to the European Union and in collaboration with the European Institute for Peace (EIP),...
Mar
10
2017
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Peru was elected Chair of International IDEA for 2017 by the Council of Member States on 8-9 December 2016. Taking up its new role, Peru has set "Corruption: A threat towards a democracy of quality"...
Jan
05
2017
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On 1 December Africa had its own “shock election”. The incumbent president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, lost to the opposition candidate Adama Barrow. Just as the Trump election in the US took political...
Dec
23
2016
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International IDEA participated in the 2016 Bali Democracy Forum themed “Religion, Democracy and Pluralism” on 8-9 December.  The delegation was headed by International IDEA’s Chair of Board of...
Nov
23
2016
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On 22 and 23 November, International IDEA’s Secretary General, travelled to Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina to attend the IX High Level Meeting on “The European Peace: What is Recipe for a Strong...
Feb
10
2016
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Organized crime increasingly poses a threat to the exercise of democratic politics in most countries in the world. It is therefore imperative for governments to find creative ways to detect and...
Jul
06
2015
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Why does organized crime relate to the work of democracy support in fragile affected contexts? How can organized crime affect post-conflict recovery and reconstruction? In particular, how can it be a...