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Jun
25
2018
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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....
Apr
27
2018
News Article
In today’s world, it is impossible to imagine the further European Integration of Ukraine without at least also considering the harmonization of its legislation to that of Europe. This includes the...
Mar
19
2018
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Feb
08
2018
News Article
What does the future hold for citizen participation? This is what European leaders came to talk about in Milan, Italy on Monday, 5 February 2018. At the European Open Government Leaders’ Forum, co-...
Jan
29
2018
News Article
On 11 January, International IDEA and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) organized a joint event to familiarize participants - from the MFA Diplomatic Training Program and the European...
Nov
29
2017
Press Release
29 November 2017 | GENEVA – Global democracy is at a crossroads and continuous actions must be taken to safeguard and protect it, according to the first edition of The Global State of Democracy...
Nov
17
2017
News Article
On 10 November 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Mr Yves Leterme, travelled to Strasbourg, France, to participate in a high-level plenary panel discussion at the annual World Forum...
Oct
19
2017
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Oct
18
2017
News Article
In the first three months of this year, hundreds of thousands of Romanians took to the streets of Bucharest. They protested against political corruption and attempts by politicians to maintain...
Oct
04
2017
News Article
On Friday 29 September 2017, the Secretary-General of International IDEA, Mr Yves Leterme, travelled to Sopot, Poland, in order to participate in a panel discussion at the yearly European Forum for...
Sep
27
2017
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Sep
14
2017
Press Release
14 September 2017 | STOCKHOLM – Understanding the meaning of active citizenship and participatory democracy they relate to daily life is important for shaping a more educated and more active citizen...
Aug
07
2017
Feature Story
Election and cybersecurity  has changed dramatically over recent years, with high profile cases of elections-related hacking. All of these incidents are inherently difficult to trace back...
Jun
22
2017
Feature Story
Many Eastern European countries have a bad reputation when it comes to corruption and to political corruption in particular. The widespread public mistrust of political parties and politicians in the...
Mar
17
2017
News Article
On 17 March, International IDEA’s Secretary-General, Yves Leterme, took part in the 5th Global Baku Forum on “The Future of International relations: Power and Interest”, discussing the future of...
Feb
21
2017
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Feb
17
2017
Feature Story
Launch of the Assessment of State of Local Democracy in Moldova At a time of multiple challenges facing representative democracies across the globe, closing gaps between governments and citizens has...
Feb
07
2017
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Dec
20
2016
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