2019 in Africa –Time for political finance reform?


Nineteen African countries are scheduled to hold either a presidential, parliamentary or local council elections in 2019. Political finance regulations play a major role on the continent to ensure fair political participation processes and prevent corruption stemming from the misuse of money in politics.

Money in Politics: Countries need a holistic approach to prevent corruption


International IDEA attended the meeting of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Prevention of Corruption in Vienna on 5-7 September 2018. This Working Group is a subsidiary body of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). It is responsible for advising and assisting the countries in regard to preventive measures under chapter II of the UNCAC.


Annual Democracy Forum 2017


The theme of the Annual Democracy Forum 2017 was Corruption: A threat towards a democracy of quality. This is the live stream of the event, held in Lima, Peru on 21 November 2017.