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Nov
01
2017
News Article
Polarized relations between a country’s political parties make it difficult to pursue reforms that are needed for democracy, peace and development. Trust and cooperation between parties is essential...
Oct
25
2017
Commentary
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Oct
25
2017
Commentary
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Oct
20
2017
News Article
Is corruption always a constraint for development? Is there a universal means to tackle corruption? What impact does corruption have on the quality of democracy? These and other questions were raised...
Oct
20
2017
Press Release
The International Institute for Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has appointed Democracy Ambassadors ahead of the Global State of Democracy publication, to be launched in November 2017. In...
Oct
19
2017
Commentary
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Oct
18
2017
News Article
Yachts. Cars. Cash. Around 3.5 million euro held by former Tunisian President, Ben Ali, was returned to the country in May 2015 after Swiss authorities joined efforts with their Tunisian counterparts...
Oct
18
2017
Feature Story
On 4 October 2017, International IDEA and Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC)* signed a Cooperation Framework Agreement for the Democratic Governance Sector at the BTC headquarters in Brussels.
Oct
11
2017
News Article
On 10 October 2017, the Government of Mexico, represented by the Ambassador of Mexico to Sweden, Agustín Gasca Pliego, joined International IDEA's Secretary-General Yves Leterme, and Regional...
Oct
11
2017
News Article
El 10 de octubre de 2017, el Gobierno de México, representado por el Embajador de México en Suecia, Agustín Gasca Pliego, se reunió junto al Secretario General de IDEA Internacional, Yves Leterme, y...
Oct
10
2017
News Article
International IDEA's Electoral Processes Programme held the first workshop of its 'Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections Workshop' in Dakar, Senegal on 13 and 14 September 2017. Elections...
Sep
27
2017
Commentary
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Sep
27
2017
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...
Sep
27
2017
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...
Sep
27
2017
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...
Sep
27
2017
Commentary
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Sep
15
2017
News Article
On 15 September 2017, International IDEA´s Secretary-General, Mr Yves Leterme, visited the Swedish city of Falun on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, where he participated in a...
Sep
15
2017
Commentary
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Aug
03
2017
Feature Story
Professional and skilled electoral management body (EMB) staff are essential in ensuring successful elections and in maintaining the sustainability of the EMB. Continuous training and professional...
Jul
31
2017
Feature Story
This is a series on the process of democratic accountability as defined by its three main principles: answerability, responsiveness and enforceability. This third article explores the software...