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Oct
17
2014
News Article
Hoy tienen representación parlamentaria el Frente Amplio, los blancos, los colorados y, sólo en la cámara baja, el Partido Independiente, heredero de parte del Partido Nuevo Espacio, cuyo sector...
Oct
17
2014
News Article
Three parties, the Frente Amplio (FA), the Blancos, and the Colorados, are currently represented in the Uruguayan parliament.  The Partido Independiente, which inherited part of the Nuevo Espacio...
Oct
16
2014
Press Release
Washington DC – The Fourth High Level Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy will be held at the headquarters of the Organization of American States(OAS) in Washington, DC October 16-17.
Oct
10
2014
News Article
  Aunque los resultados oficiales y finales se conocerán recién dentro de 12 días, se puede advertir, con base en los datos preliminares,  que el MAS habrá alcanzado su objetivo de tener, al menos,...
Oct
10
2014
Feature Story
The elections on 12 October are dominating the political, institutional and social panorama of Bolivia. However, the general feeling is that there will not be any major surprises in the results....
Oct
10
2014
Feature Story
Las elecciones del 12 de octubre copan todo el escenario político institucional y social del país. Sin embargo, hay una sensación generalizada de que no habrá mayores sorpresas en los resultados. La...
Oct
10
2014
News Article
In the aftermath of what is commonly referred to as The Arab Spring – where brutal autocracies were over-thrown, today many of these same countries in the North Africa region are struggling with...
Oct
10
2014
News Article
As predicted, the Movement for Socialism (MAS) has consolidated its hegemony in the 12 October general elections under the leadership of Evo Morales. Although the official and final results are not...
Oct
08
2014
Feature Story
Electoral reform is an integral part of democratic development: it improves the integrity and accuracy of the electoral process and promotes the electoral rights of citizens through entrenching...
Oct
06
2014
News Article
Minister Dias Toffoli, president of the Superior Electoral Court of Brazil, and Daniel Zovatto, International IDEA's regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean, signed a Memorandum of...
Oct
02
2014
Feature Story
Octubre es un mes clave para la región. El rally electoral latinoamericano de 2014 llegará a su fin este mes de octubre, al celebrarse las elecciones presidenciales en Brasil (domingo 5), Bolivia (...
Oct
02
2014
Feature Story
October is a key month for the region. The 2014 Latin American electoral rally will end this October, when elections will be held in Brazil (Sunday the 5th), Bolivia (12 October) and Uruguay (26...
Oct
02
2014
News Article
La VI Conferencia Iberoamericana sobre Justicia Electoral: el papel de la Justicia Electoral como garante de la Integridad Democrática, se llevó a cabo en Cancún, México durante los días 27, 28 y 29...
Sep
24
2014
News Article
Sustainable development is like a four-legged chair: one needs all four legs of development–economic, social, environmental and governance–in order for it to function. Removing any one leg of the...
Sep
22
2014
Feature Story
International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme is in New York 21-26 September for the opening of the 69thSession of the United Nations General Assembly. On 22 September International IDEA co-...
Sep
19
2014
Feature Story
Last year, Latin America celebrated the 35th anniversary of the third wave of democratization in the region. Simultaneously in a climate of significant stability, an unprecedented electoral marathon...
Sep
19
2014
Feature Story
El año pasado, América Latina celebró el 35 aniversario del inicio de la Tercera Ola democratizadora en la región. Asimismo, y en un clima de bastante normalidad, se inició la segunda fase (2013-2016...
Sep
12
2014
Commentary
It is a great privilege to have been selected by the Member States of International IDEA as the organization’s new Secretary-General. I am grateful to my predecessor, Vidar Helgesen, for his...
Sep
11
2014
News Article
How to engage the youth of the world in politics has become a pressing issue. On the one hand, many see politics as irrelevant, yet the rise of social media has given youth a powerful means to...
Sep
11
2014
Feature Story
The progress made in Latin America over the past 35 years in terms of free and fair elections, strength and respect of human rights, and democratization, is significant. However, its democracies...