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Jul
08
2020
Commentary
The COVID-19 pandemic has overshadowed critical developments in Africa that would otherwise have occupied front pages. This piece covers the recent backslide in Guinea, following President Alpha...
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
30
2020
Commentary
Lazarus Chakwera’s victory as the new president of Malawi represents a remarkable reversal of fortunes for Peter Mutharika, who almost a year ago was declared the winner in national polls. But the...
May
19
2020
Commentary
Burundians will go to the polls on 20 May 2020 for presidential, legislative and local elections in spite of the risks posed by the coronavirus. As of 17 May, there were 27 confirmed cases of...
May
15
2020
Commentary
Rather than focusing solely on a questionable constitutional interpretation process, complementary democratic pathways through the COVID-19 emergency and election delay should also be considered.
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Focusing on electoral dispute resolution and political finance systems
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Removing the remaining barriers to women’s political participation through trainings in media relations, electoral management and strategic planning
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Regional cooperation to promote women’s political participation through mainstreaming policies and identifying standards and good practices
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Observation teams contribute to improved data quality on voter turnout by gender
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Supporting greater understanding of the new constitution and the constitutional review process
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
The Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
International IDEA is an active and valued partner in the peace process
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Skills training for political parties in Ethiopia
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Building public and political consensus for constitutional reform
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Reforming the constitution to better resolve political crises through dialogue
Apr
14
2020
Commentary
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...
Mar
18
2020
News Article
With more than 70 national elections scheduled for the rest of year worldwide, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is putting into question whether some of these elections will happen on time or at...
Mar
11
2020
News Article
Africa as a region has the lowest levels of internet penetration in the world. According to the International Telecommunication Union, only 25 per cent of individuals access the internet in sub-...