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Jul
15
2020
Press Release
The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to democracies. A new report identifies initiatives that governments and civil society need to take to rise to this challenge. STOCKHOLM—...
Jul
07
2020
Press Release
The new online platform, developed by International IDEA and supported by the EU, will track the impact of the pandemic on democracy and human rights around the world. View this press release in...
Jun
25
2020
Press Release
More than 500 political, civil leaders, Nobel Laureates and pro-democracy institutions have signed an open letter to defend democracy, warning that the freedoms we cherish are under threat from...
Apr
27
2020
Press Release
Ska länder hålla val under pågående Coronapandemi, eller är det bättre att senarelägga dem?   – Beroende på vilket av dessa alternativ olika länder, delstater och kommuner väljer ställs de inför...
Feb
18
2020
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA - The Global State of Democracy 2019: Addressing the Ills, Reviving the Promise  - the second edition of the flagship report of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral...
Nov
19
2019
Press Release
BRUSSELS—How ill is democracy and is it really dying? What are some of the remedies to the current problems? These are some of the questions that the International Institute for Democracy and...
Sep
17
2019
Press Release
International IDEA, the Community of Democracies, the Organization of American States and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) will hold the 8th High Level Meeting of...
Jun
19
2019
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a memorandum of understanding to work closely...
Jun
18
2019
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance’s (International IDEA) Council of Member States has selected Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora as the Institute’s new Secretary-General.
Oct
19
2018
Press Release
The following press information has been issued by International IDEA's Council of Member States:   The International IDEA Member States met in an extraordinary session on August, 24th and...
Sep
11
2018
Press Release
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) signed a memorandum of understanding to work closely together in...
Aug
27
2018
Press Release
The Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) to the European Union, the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD), and the European Network of...
Dec
18
2017
Press Release
18 December 2017 | BERLIN—In today’s globalized world, cultural diplomacy has become an increasingly important tool to support intercultural relations, global peace and stability. On 19–22 December,...
Oct
20
2017
Press Release
The International Institute for Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has appointed Democracy Ambassadors ahead of the Global State of Democracy publication, to be launched in November 2017. In...
Nov
12
2014
Press Release
What is a constitution? Why do constitutions matter? How are constitutions made? International IDEA’s Constitution Building Programme is pleased to announce the release of new and upgraded, easy-to-...
Oct
16
2014
Press Release
Washington DC – The Fourth High Level Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy will be held at the headquarters of the Organization of American States(OAS) in Washington, DC October 16-17.
Jun
16
2014
Press Release
International IDEA is a strong advocate for the inclusion of democracy both as a goal in its own right and as an enabler in the post-2015 Development Agenda, and is hosting an Inter-Regional Dialogue...
Apr
03
2014
Press Release
Stockholm, 3 April 2014 -- The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is pleased to announce Yves Leterme as the Institute’s new Secretary-General....
Mar
17
2014
Press Release
Sponsors: International IDEA; Electoral Integrity Project (EIP; Harvard University & University of Sydney) Award Committee: Annette Fath-Lihic (International IDEA), Jørgen Elklit (Aarhus...