War in Ukraine

Map of Ukraine with its most important cities

International IDEA condemns the invasion of Ukraine and works in collaboration with its Member States and other organizations to achieve peace and protect democracy. 

This page gives links to International IDEA´s research and analysis on democracy in the region, including policy briefs, opinion pieces from our experts, podcasts, webinars, and our flagship Global State of Democracy indices on European nations.

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Statements

Soldier in Ukraine's conflict with Russia

International IDEA condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Today will live in infamy. A few hours ago, the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, launched an unprovoked war against Ukraine, a sovereign nation and a democracy.

Video statement on Ukraine war by International IDEA Secretary-General

Video statement on Ukraine war by International IDEA Secretary-General

As Russian threat to Ukraine grows, it is more important than ever that democracies stand together.

The Global Democracy Coalition’s Statement in Support of Ukraine

The Global Democracy Coalition’s Statement in Support of Ukraine

Nearly 50 democracy organizations from around the world #StandWithUkraine.

Events, articles and publications

Jun 23 2022
Article
Democratic Reforms for Ukraine's EU Integration: Dialogue with Leading Reformers. Key Takeaways.
Democratic Reforms for Ukraine's EU Integration: Dialogue with Leading Reformers. Key Takeaways.
Jun 17 2022
Webinar
Democratic Reforms for Ukraine's EU Integration: Dialogue with Leading Reformers
Jun 03 2022
Publication
Russia’s War against Ukraine: Implications for Democracy and Democracy Assistance in Armenia, Georgia and Moldova
Russia’s War against Ukraine: Implications for Democracy and Democracy Assistance in Armenia, Georgia and Moldova
May 17 2022
Article
Building Global Support for Ukraine: the Question of Development Aid
Building Global Support for Ukraine: the Question of Development Aid
May 17 2022
Article
Building Global Support for Ukraine: Borders and Migration
People walking near the borders in Ukraine
Apr 29 2022
Article
El espejo bielorruso y el futuro de Ucrania
El espejo bielorruso y el futuro de Ucrania

Multimedia

Statement by Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, Secretary-General of International IDEA during the 11th Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly
International IDEA supports the suspension of Russia from the Human Rights Council during the 11th Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly.
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Russia’s War Against Ukraine – Implications for Democracies and Democracy Support in the EaP Region
Russia’s War Against Ukraine – Implications for Democracies and Democracy Support in the EaP Region
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11th Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly about Ukraine
11th Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly
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Advocate for women’s rights, advocate for democracy, advocate for #Ukraine
Advocate for women’s rights, advocate for democracy, advocate for #Ukraine
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Contacts

SAM VAN DER STAAK, Head of Programme, Regional Europe

SAM VAN DER STAAK, Head of Programme, Regional Europe

Expertise: Europe, impact of the coronavirus pandemic within European Union, state of democracy in Europe

Languages: Dutch, English

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ALISTAIR SCRUTTON, Head of Communications

ALISTAIR SCRUTTON, Head of Communications

Contact the Head of Communications for all press inquiries.

Tel: +46 707 211 098 / Email:  a.scrutton@idea.int