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Sep
29
2015
Press Release
STOCKHOLM—International IDEA will host a forum on Dealing with Constitutional Transitions and Territorial Cleavages29-30 September in Brussels. During this global event, participants will discuss...
Sep
28
2015
Feature Story
Recientemente, el Presidente de Bolivia Evo Morales se declaró “esclavo del pueblo” y dijo estar a favor del proyecto de reforma constitucional que le permitiría buscar su reelección en el 2019 si...
Sep
22
2015
Feature Story
On 25 April and 12 May the country was struck by two major earthquakes. These devastating events provided a strong impetus to speed up the process of constitution drafting which had been stalled for...
Sep
22
2015
News Article
International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme will be in New York City for a string of high-level events at United Nations Headquarters. Friday, 25 September, marks the opening of the United...
Sep
21
2015
Feature Story
The Kingdom of Bhutan has been focused on establishing an Electoral Training Resource Center (ETRC) through the project “Enhanced Capacity of the Election Commission of Bhutan” initiated in 2012....
Sep
18
2015
News Article
On 16 September, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly passed the new constitution – after many years of delay due to disagreements between political parties. It was approved by 507-25 votes in the 601 seat...
Sep
18
2015
Feature Story
Nearly 400 people gathered in the Swedish Parliament on Wednesday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of International IDEA on 16 September. As well as representatives from all 28 Member States, the...
Sep
18
2015
News Article
International IDEA’s Electoral Risk Management Tool has been used with great success in countries like Kenya, Nigeria, Nepal and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sep
15
2015
News Article
A radio spot with essential information on the National Voter List Display that started on September 14, is now available for free download.
Sep
15
2015
News Article
Given recent actions by some countries to hamper the efforts of civil society actors, this 15th of September provides a crucial opportunity to highlight the key role that a strong civil society plays...
Sep
11
2015
News Article
International IDEA’s Democracy and Development Programme co-hosted an event at the 25th World Water Week in Stockholm on 26 August. World Water Week is an annual conference organized by the Stockholm...
Sep
11
2015
News Article
In preparation for the historic 8 November elections, the Union Election Commission has launched “Let’s go and check the Voter List” in Myanmar. The animated cartoon encourages massive participation...
Sep
10
2015
Feature Story
Sep
09
2015
Feature Story
La ocasión para tomar el pulso a la situación política, económica y social de la región no pudo ser más oportuna.
Sep
08
2015
Press Release
STOCKHOLM—Mr Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation and former United Nations Secretary-General, will give a keynote address as part of International IDEA’s 20th anniversary celebration in...
Sep
07
2015
News Article
Wrapping up the three-day Global Conference on Money in Politics, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme highlighted the need to look ahead and take the experiences shared and gained in...
Sep
04
2015
News Article
Following a four-year suspension, Haiti held the first round of the parliamentary elections on 9 August. Now in preparing for the run-off elections as well as the first round of the presidential and...
Aug
28
2015
News Article
Stockholm, Sweden – International IDEA Secretary-General, Yves Leterme, was on a working visit to Bogotá on 23-26 August. Accompanied by International IDEA Latin America and the Caribbean Director,...
Aug
27
2015
News Article
As part of our ongoing work in the Kingdom of Bhutan, International IDEA is aiding in the development of a comprehensive civic/voter education programme, including a strategy for the Election...
Aug
21
2015
Feature Story
Preparations for the November 8 elections in Myanmar are hectic, to say the least. At stake are 1 171 seats at the Pyithu, Amyota and State and Regions Hluttaws assemblies. More than 6 000 candidates...