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Jul
06
2020
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, organized a virtual briefing on "The Impact of COVID...
Jun
25
2020
Press Release
More than 500 political, civil leaders, Nobel Laureates and pro-democracy institutions have signed an open letter to defend democracy, warning that the freedoms we cherish are under threat from...
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
16
2020
News Article
International IDEA stands in solidarity with the Black community, and the many others who have been victims of police brutality and ongoing racial injustice.   View the message from...
Jun
16
2020
News Article
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) play a critical role in furthering sustainable democratic development in any country. The CSOs have for decades been important partners for International IDEA at...
Jun
08
2020
News Article
Essential to political participation and representation, successful or not, are the financial resources and structures supporting it. In order to support evidence-based debates on money in politics,...
Jun
04
2020
Commentary
Online voting has never faced a situation as favorable as today. Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, online voting is increasingly becoming the most logical solution for all types of elections. At...
May
20
2020
Commentary
There is a spark of light in the current darkness. The magnitude and multifaceted effects of the coronavirus pandemic have drawn attention to the need for evidence-based policy responses. Even some...
May
19
2020
Commentary
The global spread of COVID-19 has already profoundly impacted the health and welfare of citizens around the world. Decisions being made about how elections are run during the pandemic will have a...
May
18
2020
Commentary
The COVID-19 outbreak has substantially increased the presence of experts in national politics. As Sam van der Staak writes, however, experts on democracy have so far had relatively little...
May
18
2020
Commentary
  Pedoman Komunikasi bagi Badan Penyelenggara Pemilu (BPP) Selama Krisis COVID-19 المبادىء التوجيهية للاتصالات المتعلقة بهيئات الإدارة الانتخابية أثناء أزمة كوفيد-١٩ (ترجمة من قبل الهيئة المستقلة...
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
13
2020
Commentary
In the early 2000s, a sense of euphoria about online voting could be felt in many countries and election expert communities alike. After all, this seemed the logical next frontier of the internet:...
May
12
2020
News Article
Parliaments and Crisis is the new Parliamentary Primer produced by the INTER PARES project, funded by the European Union and delivered by International IDEA. Written in the context of the coronavirus...
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...
May
06
2020
Commentary
COVID-19 has delayed elections worldwide at an unprecedented rate, which will affect peacebuilding efforts. Germany should support national institutions in developing consultation mechanisms between...
May
06
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...
Apr
29
2020
Feature Story
Electoral management bodies are increasingly institutionalizing risk management to strengthen their capacity to deliver trusted election results
Apr
27
2020
Press Release
Ska länder hålla val under pågående Coronapandemi, eller är det bättre att senarelägga dem?   – Beroende på vilket av dessa alternativ olika länder, delstater och kommuner väljer ställs de inför...
Apr
24
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...