Global State of Democracy

Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament


International IDEA’s Secretary-General Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora took part in a panel discussion on 7 September 2021, on mitigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on democracy, as part of the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (5WCSP).

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High-Level Panel on Governance in Times of Democratic Backsliding


International IDEA’s Secretary-General, Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, took part in a high-level panel on 9 June 2021 on the challenges and opportunities for governance in times of democratic backsliding. The event was organized by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) as part of its Governance Week and the broader Governance Network Journey.

Webinar with the Indonesian Centre of Education and Training


The Centre for Education and Training (CET) of the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International IDEA organized a training webinar on 27 April 2021, for 90+ Indonesian diplomats on the challenges and opportunities to democracy in the world's key regions. The webinar was part of an initiative that International IDEA offers to its Member States with training modules on a variety of democracy topics for their Diplomatic Training Programmes.