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Mar
05
2015
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Tunis, Tunisia | The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) was elected in 2011 and included 59 women out of 217 members. During the three-year rule of the NCA, the number of female members grew from 59...
Mar
05
2015
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In a democratic society words are the weapons we use to achieve change and words have therefore significant potential power. Words are not just symbols to communicate with, they also structure our...
Mar
05
2015
News Article
On 27 November 2014, the Mexican Senate passed a bill amending the Federal Constitution in order to guarantee equal participation of indigenous women in electoral processes. The bill was initiated by...
Feb
26
2015
Feature Story
El fin de la “década dorada” (2003-2013) que vive América Latina, en especial Sudamérica, está cambiando el estado de ánimo y no necesariamente para mejor. Ello es consecuencia de las importantes...
Feb
26
2015
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The end of the “golden decade” (2003-2013) in Latin America, especially in South America, is changing the mood and not necessarily for the better. This is the result of major changes in the global...
Feb
20
2015
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International IDEA, the Woodrow Wilson Center, El País from Spain and Channel NTN 24 held the “Latin America's Electoral Cycle 2014-15” Forum, at the Wilson Center (Washington D.C.) on February 10,...
Feb
17
2015
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The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) in collaboration with Sherubtse College under the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) has developed a new tool with assistance from International IDEA, primarily...
Feb
12
2015
News Article
En el marco del III Foro Internacional de Santo Domingo (celebrado en la Republica Dominicana del 28 al 30 de enero de 2015), Daniel Zovatto, Director Regional para América Latina y el Caribe del...
Feb
12
2015
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Within the framework of the III International Forum of Santo Domingo (carried out in the Dominican Republic between January 28 and 30, 2015), Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director for Latin America and...
Jan
29
2015
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“Adiós a la bonanza, bienvenida la nueva realidad: las reformas que América Latina necesita para no repetir su historia” fue el nombre del panel inaugural que reunió la noche del miércoles 28 de...
Jan
26
2015
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Jan
09
2015
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América Latina inicia 2015 en franca desaceleración económica. CEPAL proyecta una recuperación modesta (2,2%) respecto del año pasado (en el 2014 el crecimiento fue de tan solo 1.1.%, el menor desde...
Jan
09
2015
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Latin America is starting off 2015 with a clear economic slowdown. The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) projects a modest recovery (2.2 per cent) with...
Jan
01
2015
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En el año 2011 el II Foro Internacional de Santo Domingo anticipó muchas de las cosas que efectivamente sucedieron en la región. Ahora la tercera versión de este encuentro hemisférico promete hacer...
Dec
22
2014
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The Ministry of the General Secretariat of the Presidency and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 16...
Dec
22
2014
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El Ministerio Secretaría General de la Presidencia y el Instituto Internacional para la Democracia y Asistencia Electoral, Idea Internacional, firmaron un Memorando de Entendimiento el pasado 16 de...
Dec
19
2014
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Tabaré Vázquez’s victory by a wide margin in the second round of voting in Uruguay’s presidential election (30 November 2014), was the last in the marathon of elections held in Latin America in 2014...
Dec
19
2014
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El holgado triunfo de Tabaré Vázquez en el balotaje uruguayo del último domingo de noviembre, puso fin al maratón electoral latinoamericano 2014 compuesto por siete elecciones presidenciales: Costa...
Dec
16
2014
Feature Story
On 27 November 2014, citizens of the Kingdom of Tonga went to the polls. This is the second election since amendments were made to the Constitution of 1875 and paved way for the Tongan people to...
Dec
02
2014
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Government of Botswana is holding the Annual Democracy Forum in Gaborone, Botswana 24-25 Nov. 2014....