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Oct
14
2020
News Article
The Center for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) are jointly undertaking...
Oct
13
2020
News Article
Within the framework of a series of international conferences, in commemoration of 25 years of the work carried out by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (...
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...
Oct
09
2020
Press Release
International IDEA has paid close attention to the concerns that many domestic and international actors as well as civil society have expressed on the voter education tool mVoter2020.  International...
Oct
05
2020
News Article
Below is the abstract of the article published in The ELECTION LAW JOURNAL (Volume 19, Number 3, 2020) authored by Sead Alihodzic, Senior Programme Manager in the Electoral Processes Programme,...
Oct
01
2020
Press Release
On 29 September, the Union Election Commission of Myanmar launched a mobile application mVoter2020 in order to provide information on candidates for the November 2020 general elections as well as...
Sep
30
2020
News Article
As the COVID-19 pandemic is unfolding, with a second wave of infections already being experienced by various countries, a wide range of approaches are being taken by authorities to mitigate the...
Sep
30
2020
News Article
The state of democracy in 163 countries around the world, the encouraging and worrying trends and the challenges faced by governments and peoples in guaranteeing the rule of law and human rights are...
Sep
28
2020
News Article
Determined to strengthen its support to democracy practitioners who face ever-increasing risks in the organization of elections, International IDEA provides open access to its Electoral Risk...
Sep
25
2020
Commentary
September 15 marked the International Day of Democracy. To date there is agreement that the pandemic is not only the worst health, socioeconomic, and humanitarian crisis ever seen in Latin America;...
Sep
25
2020
News Article
Should corporate taxes be condoned until the health crisis is over? What do the political parties think about federalism, the free commercialization of marijuana or the legalization of same-sex...
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...
Sep
15
2020
Press Release
More than 160  leaders from Latin America, including 21 former presidents, have signed a joint declaration calling to defend democracy in the region. The document, brought forward by renowned pro-...
Sep
14
2020
News Article
A grouping of 16 of Bolivia’s civil society organizations (CSOs) has set itself the task of recruiting and training 2,500 volunteers to carry out observation activities during the upcoming general...
Sep
11
2020
Commentary
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the authors. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent the...
Sep
10
2020
News Article
To mark the importance of democracy, International IDEA will be celebrating and involved in various activities and dialogues on strengthening a more democratic world. Join us and our partners in ...
Sep
03
2020
News Article
Santa Cruz’s School of Public Governance, Escuela Cruceña de Administración Pública (ECAP) and International IDEA, launched on 17 August 2020, a series of events attended by 50 public servants from...
Sep
02
2020
Commentary
The COVID-19 pandemic has had huge implications for elections around the world in 2020. At least 70 countries and territories across the globe decided to postpone either national or subnational...
Aug
27
2020
Commentary
The AU’s double standard on lifelong leaders who reject term limits undercuts its moral standing to reject military coups. Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the authors,...