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Sep
21
2018
News Article
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
Commentary
Summer protests have become a yearly ritual for Iraq, but the past few weeks were particularly intense. In Basra, young people came out in the thousands to protest declining standards of living.
Aug
31
2018
News Article
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...
Aug
29
2018
News Article
To further discuss the establishment of a gender electoral network in the Arab region, the Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies (Arab EMBs), the UNDP and the International Institute for...
Jul
17
2018
News Article
It is often said that the revolution that consequently overthrew Ben Ali’s regime in Tunisia in 2011 was one that belonged to younger generations. In fact, the presence of young people in the events...
May
21
2018
News Article
بالتعاون مع الهيئة العليا المستقلة للانتخابات التونسية (ISIE) وبدعم مشترك من المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات (International IDEA) ومشروع المساعدة الانتخابية الإقليمي التابع لبرنامج الأمم...
May
18
2018
News Article
In light of the successful Exploratory mission conducted to observe the municipal elections in Jordan (2017), in collaboration with the Tunisia Independent High Authority for Election (ISIE) and with...
May
09
2018
Commentary
Political rights of refugees are an endurance test for the fabric of democracy. The recent migration waves resulting from civil wars have brought the debate on this topic back on the public agenda....
May
08
2018
News Article
As part of International IDEA’s engagement to strengthen the capacity of electoral actors and institutions, the Africa and West Asia programme organized the fifth New Commissioners’ Orientation (NCO...
May
03
2018
News Article
On 30 April to 2 May 2018, International IDEA hosted a dialogue session on Yemen’s constitution. The dialogue session’s agenda focused on the type of governance arrangements that could be used to...
May
03
2018
News Article
استضافت المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات للفترة من 30 نيسان/أبريل ولغاية 2 أيار/مايو 2018 جلسة حوار حول الدستور اليمني. ركز الحوار على نمط ترتيبات الحكم الممكنة في اليمن بعد دخول إتفاق السلام...
Apr
08
2018
Feature Story
Morocco’s constitutional reform in 2011 forms the basis of new laws and practices which increased civil participation in the decision-making process, but more remains to be done. How to strengthen...
Mar
26
2018
News Article
On 26-28 February 2018, International IDEA hosted a dialogue session in Tunis between Yemen’s main political entities regarding their country’s future constitutional system of government. The...
Mar
26
2018
News Article
استضافت المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات في الفترة 26-28 شباط/فبراير 2018 جلسة حوار في العاصمة تونس بين المكونات السياسية الرئيسية في اليمن حول النظام الدستوري المستقبلي للحكم في بلادهم. ونظمت...
Feb
06
2018
Press Release
On 6–7 February, International IDEA will convene African parliamentarians and political party leaders in Cape Town to discuss institutional strengthening and natural resource policies. The...
Jan
25
2018
News Article
In its effort to promote media’s better understanding of the electoral cycle and building the relationship between the High National Election Commission of Libya (HNEC) and media outlets as axe of...
Dec
19
2017
News Article
Peru, represented by the Ambassador of Peru to Sweden, José Beraún Aranibar, handed over the Chairship of International IDEA to Namibia, represented by Deputy Minister of International Relations and...
Dec
15
2017
News Article
In order to assist in promoting the transparency and efficiency of electoral processes and support regional cooperation in the Africa and West of Asia region, International IDEA and the Arab...
Nov
23
2017
News Article
On 22 November 2017, the President (speaker) of the National Assembly of the Republic of Cape Verde and acting Head of State, Jorge Santos, officially opened the international workshop on “the use of...
Nov
07
2017
Press Release
07 November 2017 | STOCKHOLM—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) in partnership with L'Association Béninoise de Droit Constitutionnel  and l’...