democratic transitions

International IDEA Statement: International IDEA stands in solidarity with pro-democracy organizations

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On 10 August 2020, the government of the People’s Republic of China announced it would sanction several leaders of pro-democracy organizations, including Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED); Ambassador Derek Mitchell, President of the National Democratic Institute (NDI); Daniel Twinning, President of the International Republican Institute (IRI); and Michael Abramowitz, President of Freedom House.

Escaping the slide towards authoritarianism in new democracies alerts from the Western Balkans

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Of blessings and curses: what happens when soldiers seek to build post-war democracies?

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