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Nov
11
2015
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Citizen protest movements too often distance themselves from politics. Just like political parties, they have a role to play to improve their country’s political system, and not just reject it. This...
Nov
11
2015
News Article
Citizen protest movements too often distance themselves from politics. Just like political parties, they have a role to play to improve their country’s political system, and not just reject it. This...
Nov
11
2015
News Article
The Africa Programme and the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) are hosting the Conference on Political Parties in a Fast Changing, Technology Driven Environment, in Addis Ababa...
Nov
11
2015
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Communications training has become firmly established as a necessity in many democracies. As a young democracy and with relatively inexperienced law makers who have little knowledge of communication...
Nov
11
2015
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After almost a decade-long process of political bickering and multi-stakeholder dialogues, Nepal adopted a new constitution on 20 September. The constitution provides for a federal system of...
Nov
10
2015
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The 2016 Zambia elections will take place in a unique context following an economic recession and coming at a time when Zambia is trying to work out a new constitution. Leading up to the elections...
Nov
10
2015
Feature Story
Electoral stakeholders in Seychelles are gearing up for the snap presidential election scheduled for 3-5 December. With candidate registration taking place in mid-November, this small island state of...
Nov
08
2015
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Last Thursday morning, IDEA’s Myanmar country Head of Office Jorge Valladares walked into the IDEA office at the Union Election Commission in Naypyitaw to find makeshift beds and half-drunk cups of...
Nov
06
2015
Feature Story
El pasado domingo 25 de octubre la región experimentó una intensa jornada electoral: se celebraron dos elecciones presidenciales —primera vuelta en Argentina y balotaje en Guatemala—, además de...
Nov
06
2015
Feature Story
Last Sunday, 25 October, elections were held in several Latin American countries. Two presidential elections – first round in Argentina and the runoff election in Guatemala – as well as important...
Nov
04
2015
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Jimmy Morales, the new President of Guatemala, has his work cut out for him as he faces several challenges in need of instant attention. The results were announced shortly after the second round of...
Nov
04
2015
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Jimmy Morales, el nuevo presidente de Guatemala, estará muy ocupado en la medida que enfrenta diversos desafíos que requieren atención inmediata. Los resultados, anunciados poco después de que se...
Nov
03
2015
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From October 22-30, International IDEA’s Electoral Processes and Africa programmes facilitated a series of activities in collaboration with the Election Management Bodies (EMB) of two of its Southern...
Nov
03
2015
Feature Story
As part of the STEP democracy programme, International IDEA in Myanmar has been supporting the Union Election Commission (UEC) with trainings on the design and communication of key messages to the...
Nov
02
2015
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Election observation is considered a key element to organisation of credible, inclusive and participatory electoral processes. Over the past years, citizens' election observation, previously known as...
Oct
29
2015
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On 25 October 2015, Ukraine held its first local elections since the 2014 Euromaidan protests. The stakes were high for local and international stakeholders, both because of the promise of increased...
Oct
28
2015
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Nepal’s legislature/parliament today elected Bidya Devi Bhandari as President receiving 327 out of 549 votes. Her closest contestant Kul Bahadur Gurung of the Nepali Congress received 214 votes and...
Oct
27
2015
Feature Story
Millions of Haitians hit the polling stations again on Sunday for the first round of the presidential election as well as the second round of the legislative and municipal elections. The election...
Oct
26
2015
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For the upcoming General Elections, the Union Election Commission has invited international as well as domestic organisations to observe the electoral process. The UEC has now released a cartoon...