Inter-agency Collaboration on Cybersecurity in Elections: Roundtable Discussion


International IDEA organized a two-day roundtable discussion in The Hague, on 27 and 28 November 2018, to convene participants from electoral management bodies (EMBs) and cybersecurity agencies, as well as academics and independent experts from 20 countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, The Netherlands, Norway, Romania, South Africa, Sweden, Ukraine, The United Kingdom and The United States of America.

2018 Electoral marathon: voters vent anger

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STEP Democracy trains officers for Myanmar’s first democratic municipal elections


Yangon is at a critical juncture on its path towards democracy as its administrative body, the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), is preparing for the first ever fully democratic municipal elections in Myanmar early next year. With the introduction of universal suffrage in June this year, Myanmar’s biggest city has the potential to become a pioneer in the country’s democratization and decentralization process, and the other States and Regions follow the developments closely.