The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, the governments of Sweden and Romania, and International IDEA invite you to an event ahead of the second Summit for Democracy on Promoting Equitable Gender Norms to Foster Democratic Resilience, on Friday, March 24, 2
The Global Democracy Coalition is holding the Pre-Summit for Democracy Dialogue (S4D) around citizens engagement in democracy in Lusaka, Zambia, on 27 and 28 March 2023.
As a side event to the Costa Rican Summit for Democracy focused on “Promoting the role of youth in political and democratic spaces”, International IDEA and the Latin American Network and Caribbean for Democracy (Redlad), under the umbrella of the Global Democracy Coalition, propose to organize an event that aims at providing a space for young people in the L
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) invites you to an online panel: “Perceptions of corruption in Fiji and Melanesian anti-corruption mechanisms” on Tuesday 4 April 2023, from 11:00-12:30 (GMT +12).
Transparency of politics, particularly political finance, is a cornerstone of every democratic system. International IDEA supports global efforts to improve political finance transparency, including in the Western Balkans, where the revised EU enlargement methodology has placed the issue amongst the Fundamentals of Democracy.
25 April 2023 marks the 49th anniversary of the Portuguese Democratic Revolution, also known as the Carnation Revolution, which put an end to 48 years of autocratic regime in Portugal. In celebration of this, International IDEA, in collaboration with the Embassy of Portugal in Stockholm, invites you to a discussion on the transition to democracy in Portugal and the lessons that can be drawn from it. Some of the questions that will be discussed are:
International IDEA’s Democracy Tracker is an interactive, policy-oriented tool that monitors and assesses the state of democracy and human rights around the world.
The East Africa High-Level Ministerial Conference on Youth, Peace and Security, a four-day hybrid event, will take place in Burundi, 9-10 May 2023.
This is the third edition of the high-level ministerial conference of East African states. This year's theme focuses on the role of regional economic communities REC's and regional mechanisms RM's in promoting youth, peace, and security agenda in the East African region.
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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) invites you to an online panel event, “Webinar 2: Municipal Elections in Fiji: Legal and Practical Considerations”, on Tuesday, 11 May 2023, from 9:00-10:30 GMT +12.
Thailand’s May 14 election has been one of the most closely tracked polls the country has ever held. The outcome will not be finalised for 60 days, but the campaign period as well as voting patterns and conduct of the poll are being carefully tracked.
Gender equality is an integral part of thriving democracies, but few think of it as a prerequisite for democracy. At the same time, democracy is being undermined by the same forces that are pushing back on women’s rights, participation, and representation in public life. This event contributes and sustains the efforts to sustain gender equality on the global agenda for democracy.
Securing Ukraine’s capacity to conduct future post-war elections in a free, orderly, and transparent manner will be vital for the continued integrity of its democratic governance and for the success of its recovery and reconstruction. One key challenge lying ahead of Ukraine will be to ensure the voting rights and opportunities for its displaced citizens, many of whom will be casting their vote from outside of Ukraine.
In 2022, the Collins Dictionary selected “Permacrisis” as the word of the year for 2022. Permacrisis describes “an extended period of instability and insecurity”, highlighting that the world faces – and will continue to face- multiple crises: from pandemics to conflict.
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) invites you to the launch of “Climate Change and Democracy: Insights from Asia and the Pacific”, on Tuesday, 6 June 2023, from 10:00 - 15:30 GMT +12.
Do you want to learn more about International IDEA’s support to constitution building processes around the world, the new dataset of the Global State of Democracy Indices and IDEA’s most recently launched tool to track democratic developments around the world?
El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele has become a prominent and controversial political figure in Latin America. His government’s harsh but largely successful efforts to eradicate the criminal gangs that had terrorized the country for decades have attracted considerable attention in the region and beyond.
International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization with 34 member states, dedicated to strengthening and advancing democracy around the world. Since 2003, International IDEA has had Permanent Observer Representation at the UN General Assembly.
Botswana is scheduled to hold its general elections in 2024, and the Botswana Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is undertaking efforts to strengthen institutional capacity to manage electoral risks to ensure that the forthcoming elections are credible and peaceful.
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) and the Asian Democracy Research Network (ADRN) invites you to the Seoul launch of “Climate Change and Democracy: Insights from Asia and the Pacific”, on Monday, 19 June 2023, from 14:00 – 16:00 KST.
On April 15th, 2023, tensions between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) turned into fighting, escalating into a severe armed conflict that has engulfed the country in what risks turning into a large-scale civil war. The warring factions took power together through a military coup on October 25th, 2021, which upended a fragile democratic transition that started after the removal of long-time ruler Omar Al-Bashir.