Podcasts

Democracy IDEAs offers insight on the state of democracy today and guidance to further strengthen it.

Democracy IDEAs podcast

Climate change is the existential issue of our time. How will it affect how democracies function? Are democracies well placed to deal with the long term challenges presented by rising world...

Published: 15/03/2021

Democracy IDEAs podcast

Across the world, women face challenges to participate in politics, from confronting hate speech to internal party obstacles and lack of subsidized maternity leave. What are the best ways to...

Published: 03/03/2021

Guest podcast

GUEST PODCAST: The Votes and Ballots podcast interviewed Erik Asplund, International IDEA's  Electoral Processes programmer officer about Elections and COVID-19. This external podcast is...

Published: 16/12/2020

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Similar to elections and other democratic processes, the global COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impact on international election observation. In this podcast we discuss the changing nature...

Published: 09/10/2020

Democracy IDEAs podcast

International IDEA's Country Director in Myanmar Mark McDowell asks Parvinder Singh, Senior Programme Manager - Elections at International IDEA Myanmar about his experience...

Published: 28/07/2020

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International IDEA’s Director for Asia and the Pacific Leena Rikkila Tamang spoke with lawyer Janet Pang about Hong Kong’s innovative protest methods in times of COVID-19 and about preparations...

Published: 23/07/2020

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International IDEA’s Director of Global Programs Laura Thornton talks to Justin Wein, chief of staff of U.S. Congressman David Price about ways in which their office has adapted in the COVID-...

Published: 10/07/2020

Democracy IDEAs podcast

Has the coronavirus, aside from having severe consequences for public health and the economy, also been detrimental for democracy? And if so, should we expect passing side effects or permanent...

Published: 10/07/2020