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Jul
15
2015
News Article
In the interview series Conversations on Democracy, International IDEA talks with people committed to democracy. Today, Mr Andrew Ellis, Acting Director of International IDEA’s Asia and The...
Jul
14
2015
News Article
Under the memorandum of understanding that International IDEA signed with the High Elections Committee in Egypt (HEC), the Cairo programme organized a meeting between foreign embassies present in...
Jul
08
2015
News Article
On 30 June, an expert meeting was held in The Hague on the topic ‘Yemeni Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?’. The meeting brought together key national stakeholders from various...
Jul
08
2015
News Article
On 30 June, an expert meeting was held in The Hague on the topic ‘Yemeni Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?’. The meeting brought together key national stakeholders from various...
Jul
06
2015
Feature Story
In line with its continuing support of knowledge creation and its widespread dissemination among the Bhutanese people through capacity development of key democratic organisations, International IDEA...
Jul
06
2015
Feature Story
Why does organized crime relate to the work of democracy support in fragile affected contexts? How can organized crime affect post-conflict recovery and reconstruction? In particular, how can it be a...
Jun
30
2015
News Article
On October 25, Argentina will hold presidential and legislative elections that will determine the successor to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and a reconfiguration of the Congress. Four...
Jun
29
2015
News Article
Ahead of the national elections this fall the National Institute for Strategic Studies (NISS) and the UNDP in Kyrgyzstan have launched a project whereby International IDEA’s Electoral Risk Management...
Jun
29
2015
News Article
Starting today about 22 commissioners and senior staff from the Malawi Electoral Commission will meet in Lilongwe for a five day BRIDGE workshop focusing on electoral technology and strategic and...
Jun
29
2015
News Article
A significant amount of attention, media articles and opinions in the recent years have been dedicated to two interrelated phenomena in politics. First, there is an increasing tide of citizen-led...
Jun
26
2015
Feature Story
Wrapping up a two-day ASEAN workshop on election observation held in Manila, the Philippines Commission on Elections released a statement highlighting the importance for countries in the region to...
Jun
25
2015
News Article
On June 23, the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) organized a workshop in Abuja to evaluate the impact of the Electoral Risk Management Tool during the recent general...
Jun
24
2015
Feature Story
“Myanmar is the only country where International IDEA operates in two offices, in two different cities. They are located 400km from each other: one is in Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar, and the...
Jun
23
2015
News Article
“Brazil’s actions to tackle political campaign financing reform, including the proposal to ban donations by private companies, are important in that they bring to the light the importance of a robust...
Jun
16
2015
News Article
“From Turkey to Thailand, from Brazil to Bulgaria and from South Africa to Indonesia: countries around the world have in the past years experienced large scale citizen protests. These demonstrations...
Jun
15
2015
News Article
Together with the AU Department of Political Affairs and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) we at International IDEA are organizing a five day capacity building...
Jun
12
2015
Press Release
STOCKHOLM – The President of the Superior Electoral Court, Minister Dias Toffoli, confirmed Brazil´s interest in joining International IDEA at the opening of theInternational Seminar on Electoral...
Jun
12
2015
Feature Story
As often in Mexico critical elections are more common than normal elections. Surprisingly, Sunday’s elections took on an extraordinary importance and meaning for a midterm election in which the...
Jun
11
2015
News Article
On Wednesday, 10 June, representatives of International IDEA's 28 Member States met in Stockholm for the 8th Extraordinary Session of the Council. The Council of Member States is the governing body...