News

Displaying 1 - 20 of 335
Mar
13
2019
News Article
A seminar on the Argentine Elections was held on 11 March 2019 at the headquarters of the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI, for its Spanish acronym), in the city of Buenos Aires,...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
Eight years ago, Virginia, a municipal councillor of Chuquisaca - Bolivia, resigned from her position after fourteen hours of being locked up and threatened. At that time, harassment and political...
Mar
08
2019
Commentary
Women around the world make up over half of the total population, but their numbers in decision-making positions are yet to reach equality with men. Paraguay is no exception. In recent years the...
Feb
18
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...
Feb
08
2019
News Article
On Sunday, 3 February 2019, presidential elections were held in El Salvador. The victorious candidate with 53 per cent of the votes—according to the preliminary results—was to Nayib Bukele Ortez and...
Feb
01
2019
News Article
El Salvador will have its presidential elections (for president and vice president) next Sunday, 3 February 2019. Just over 5.2 million citizens are being called to elect the successor of Salvador...
Jan
25
2019
News Article
Young political and civil society activists gathered to analyze digital rights agendas, gender, diversity and youth, with a viewpoint on democratic innovation, an activity jointly organized by...
Jan
25
2019
News Article
International IDEA’s programme in Bolivia advanced the fulfillment of an encounter between Ambassadors of donor countries and the Full Chamber of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), during which...
Jan
24
2019
News Article
International IDEA continues its work to strengthen the institutional capacitiy of electoral jurisdictional bodies in Latin America and beyond. As part of this effort, International IDEA is now a...
Dec
18
2018
News Article
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...
Dec
12
2018
News Article
Much has passed since the start of the third wave of democracy in Latin America 40 years ago. The number of electoral democracies in the region has increased substantially and now, more people than...
Dec
11
2018
News Article
On 3 and 4 December, the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary Branch of Mexico (TEPJF, for its acronym in Spanish) hosted, in Mexico, the Second Plenary Session of the Global Network for...
Nov
30
2018
News Article
International IDEA and ECLAC jointly organized the Regional Conference on the "State of Democracy in Latin America" in Santiago, Chile, on 26-28 November 2018.
Nov
23
2018
News Article
Miguel Angel Lara Otaola, International IDEA’s Head of Programme for the Mexico and Central America Office, and Yuri Beltrán Miranda, Councillor of Mexico City’s Electoral Institute (IECM, for its...
Nov
21
2018
News Article
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...
Oct
17
2018
News Article
Bolivia assumes the presidency of the AMEB and promotes the debate on the Parity and Intercultural Democracy.
Oct
05
2018
News Article
Brazil will go to the polls next Sunday, 7 october, to choose the next President of the country, together with the total renovation of the Chamber of Deputies, two thirds of the Federal Senate, State...
Oct
03
2018
News Article
The first Global Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean was held in the margins of the High-Level Segment of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York from 25-27 September...
Sep
28
2018
News Article
International IDEA held the 7th High Level Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy (IRDD) on 27 September 2018, in the margins of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, in New York...
Sep
21
2018
News Article
Significant progress has been made in democratizing politics and governance in Haiti during the past two decades. Several challenges however, including extreme poverty, wide economic inequalities,...