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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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International IDEA, partnering with Transparency International and the Government and Public Policies School of Pontificia (Universidad Catolica del Peru), organized an international seminar on the...
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...
Aug
18
2015
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On 18 August 2015, International IDEA and the Electoral Commissions Forum of the SADC countries (ECF SADC) signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing the partnership between the two...
Aug
13
2015
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Burkina Faso will hold its general election on 11 October 2015. This election will be the first in 27 years as the country moves forward in its political transition. It is therefore crucial that all...
Aug
06
2015
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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of Lesotho and International IDEA are conducting a roundtable on the Institutionalization of Gender Equality in Electoral Processes in Maseru on 5-6 August...
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
31
2015
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Starting 2 August representatives of the African Union, African Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and civil society organizations will attend the inaugural meeting of African Governance...
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
17
2015
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“The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) offers an opportunity to make indigenous issues visible at the international level and denounce violations of our rights. Although...
Jul
17
2015
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union and the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union co-organized on 23 June in a Round-table on ‘Accountability, Follow-up and Review Framework...
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...
Jul
14
2015
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Under the memorandum of understanding that International IDEA signed with the High Elections Committee in Egypt (HEC), the Cairo programme organized a meeting between foreign embassies present in...
Jul
08
2015
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On 30 June, an expert meeting was held in The Hague on the topic ‘Yemeni Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?’. The meeting brought together key national stakeholders from various...
Jul
08
2015
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On 30 June, an expert meeting was held in The Hague on the topic ‘Yemeni Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?’. The meeting brought together key national stakeholders from various...
Jun
30
2015
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On October 25, Argentina will hold presidential and legislative elections that will determine the successor to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and a reconfiguration of the Congress. Four...
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...
Jun
29
2015
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Starting today about 22 commissioners and senior staff from the Malawi Electoral Commission will meet in Lilongwe for a five day BRIDGE workshop focusing on electoral technology and strategic and...
Jun
29
2015
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A significant amount of attention, media articles and opinions in the recent years have been dedicated to two interrelated phenomena in politics. First, there is an increasing tide of citizen-led...