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Nov
03
2020
News Article
In celebration of the International Day of Democracy, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), the European Partnership for Democracy, the European...
Oct
19
2020
Feature Story
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Oct
13
2020
Commentary
North Macedonia was among the first countries to postpone and then hold elections in Europe since the pandemic started. Organizing elections amid a COVID-19 pandemic posed several challenges for the...
Sep
24
2020
News Article
The European Union is currently preparing a European Democracy Action Plan, to be released by the end of 2020. The plan’s purpose is to ensure that European citizens are able to participate in the...
Jul
09
2020
Commentary
The second round of voting in Poland’s presidential election on 12 July will bring to a conclusion a remarkable electoral process, which saw a nearly all-time high turnout of voters during the first...
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...
Jul
06
2020
News Article
International IDEA organized a series of roundtables, between 15 and 24 June 2020, on online political advertising and microtargeting, together with the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and the...
Jun
23
2020
Feature Story
On the 22 May, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that the final round of municipal elections will take place on 28 June 2020, provided that the election is not deemed a health risk due...
Jun
17
2020
News Article
Over the past months, the spread of COVID-19 has led many electoral management bodies (EMBs) in Europe and across the world to postpone elections to a later date. This period has also seen many...
May
28
2020
Commentary
The country is destined for more political turbulence – whatever line the Constitutional Court takes on the President’s attempt to form a new government. This Commentary was originally published by...
May
15
2020
Feature Story
Nearly two months after Poland’s political leadership began to contemplate how presidential elections could be held during the COVID-19 pandemic, the plan still hangs in uncertainty, partisanship has...
May
08
2020
News Article
International IDEA co-drafted three position papers with recommendations on programming for democracy within the EU Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Protecting the integrity of electoral campaign financing
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Political party innovation hubs in Ukraine help revitalize the appeal of democratic politics and citizen representation among young political activists.
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
17
2020
Commentary
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Mar
17
2020
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...
Mar
09
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
06
2020
News Article
The Council Conclusions on Democracy, adopted by the European Union's Foreign Affairs Ministers on 14 October 2019,  send an important political message about the EU's and EU Member States’ ambition...