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Oct
08
2015
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Following the operationalization of the Electoral Risk Management Unit (ERM Unit) of the Union Election Commission (UEC) back in August, International IDEA has continued assisting the development of...
Oct
06
2015
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International IDEA Myanmar has produced a series of infographics on women's participation, cancellation of elections and ethnic participation across the 1990, 2010 and 2015 Myanmar elections. These...
Oct
05
2015
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About 120,000 booklets with essential information for voter-education trainers, candidates, election agents and domestic election observers have now been released by the Union Election Commission (...
Sep
30
2015
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The video of the panel discussion focusing on citizens’ involvement in the upcoming elections, peace and democracy and long-term reform is now available online. The discussion was part of...
Sep
29
2015
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After the relaxing of private media limitations in 2012, Myanmar has witnessed an exponential growth of the number of media outlets, notably privately owned printed media. The political opening is so...
Sep
18
2015
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On 16 September, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly passed the new constitution – after many years of delay due to disagreements between political parties. It was approved by 507-25 votes in the 601 seat...
Sep
15
2015
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A radio spot with essential information on the National Voter List Display that started on September 14, is now available for free download.
Sep
11
2015
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In preparation for the historic 8 November elections, the Union Election Commission has launched “Let’s go and check the Voter List” in Myanmar. The animated cartoon encourages massive participation...
Aug
27
2015
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As part of our ongoing work in the Kingdom of Bhutan, International IDEA is aiding in the development of a comprehensive civic/voter education programme, including a strategy for the Election...
Aug
20
2015
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The Solomon Islands has held regular parliamentary elections since independence in 1978 and the voter turnout has been relatively high according to IDEA’s voter turnout database. From the 1980s up to...
Jul
31
2015
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International IDEA is hosting its first workshop in Melanesia this week on democracy assessments, measurements and data validation. The workshop focuses on using International IDEA’s State of...
Jul
29
2015
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International IDEA is pleased to announce that Mongolia will take up the chairmanship of the organization’s Council of Member States in 2016, taking over from Switzerland. International IDEA’s...
Jul
15
2015
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In the interview series Conversations on Democracy, International IDEA talks with people committed to democracy. Today, Mr Andrew Ellis, Acting Director of International IDEA’s Asia and The...
Jun
29
2015
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Ahead of the national elections this fall the National Institute for Strategic Studies (NISS) and the UNDP in Kyrgyzstan have launched a project whereby International IDEA’s Electoral Risk Management...
May
28
2015
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On 13 May, the National Election Commission of Korea hosted the 1stSeoul International Forum on Elections where Andrew Ellis, Interim International IDEA Director for Asia and the Pacific, made a...
Sep
11
2014
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The University of Chicago’s Professor Tom Ginsburg – an expert in comparative constitutions – recently visited Nepal and spoke about what makes a constitution successful.
Sep
10
2014
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Indonesia can provide a useful model for nascent democracies in the region. Since its first democratic elections in 1999, systematic and professional electoral observation by Indonesia’s civil...
Sep
10
2014
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International IDEA’s experience has shown that its citizen-led assessment frameworks provide a useful means for working within the post-2015 development framework.
Aug
29
2014
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During this half of 2014, the Parliamentary Centre and International IDEA will partner once again in supporting Bhutan’s democratic development. The two organizations will implement a project that...
May
20
2014
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By Shailaja Chandra, a former Secretary to the Government of India and former Chief Secretary, Delhi. The views expressed in this analysis are hers and should in no way be construed to represent...