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Dec
10
2019
News Article
The 12th Bali Democracy Forum (BDF), organized by the Indonesian Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Nusa Dua, Bali on 5-6 December 2019, brought together hundreds of delegates representing government,...
Nov
15
2019
Commentary
The passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) represents great progress towards realization of the autonomy promised to the Bangsamoro in the 1987 Philippines Constitution (Article 10). That said,...
Oct
31
2019
News Article
Democracy building in a post-conflict setting is a complex process requiring strong political and state institutions and processes. Yet, one of the adverse impacts of the prolonged intra-state...
Oct
25
2019
News Article
International IDEA in consultation with one of its C3- Fiji Project partners, Media Watch Group (MWG), organized a National Forum on Women in Politics (NFWP) in Lami, Fiji, on Friday 18 October 2019...
Oct
15
2019
Commentary
International IDEA was invited to present its views on delegated electoral rule-making at the Electoral Regulation Research Network’s workshop in Melbourne, Australia, on 1 October 2019. The topic...
Sep
12
2019
News Article
International IDEA is saddened by the death of B. J. Habibie, president of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999. As President Habibie passed away in Jakarta today, we recall his dedication and strength in...
Aug
28
2019
Feature Story
In partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), International IDEA’s Coherence Programme in Nepal develops an animated video, titled "Same Budget, Two Stories," on...
Aug
27
2019
News Article
Dili, Timor-Leste - The Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (STAE), the National Elections Commission (CNE), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International...
Aug
23
2019
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...
Aug
03
2019
News Article
The first Indigenous Peoples’ Constitutional Assessment Tool (IPCAT) workshop was hosted to enable 30 participants from five IP communities recognized in Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), including...
Jul
30
2019
News Article
In partnership with the Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Philippines, International IDEA supported a number of events centered on challenges and...
Jul
17
2019
News Article
In order to ensure that young people are given the knowledge needed to participate in their democratic surroundings from an early age, International IDEA and its two national partners, Scholar...
Jul
09
2019
News Article
After the success of the first Constitution Academy in 2018, International IDEA Myanmar held its second Constitution Academy last month. The programme took place in Pyin Oo Lwin from 27 May to 4 June...
Jul
02
2019
News Article
The weeks leading up to a major election are a frenzy of campaigning, speeches, and outreach events. Almost immediately after election day, however, the frenzy dissipates, and people forget about the...
Jun
20
2019
News Article
International IDEA Myanmar’s MyConstitution programme is growing fast!
Jun
19
2019
News Article
Dialogue is a process that helps stakeholders voice their interests and opinions in a non-violent way. There is no guarantee that stakeholders engaged in dialogue will reach agreement on divisive...
Jun
19
2019
News Article
The health of a democracy can be measured from the engagement of its citizenship. In Bhutan, this wisdom is well received because it is traditionally accepted that citizens have to contribute towards...
Jun
19
2019
News Article
Nepal held local elections in 2017 for the first time in almost 20 years – a critical step set out in the 2015 Nepalese constitution for the implementation of the federal system. For the first time...
Jun
18
2019
News Article
Myanmar held credible national elections in 2015 and has followed up with well-run by-elections in 2017 and 2018. But despite these achievements at the national and state/region level, Myanmar has...
Apr
16
2019
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...