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

Apr 12 2022
Article
Defending Ukraine means defending democracy
Defending Ukraine means defending democracy
Apr 04 2022
Article
Complicidad autoritaria: el apoyo a Rusia en América Latina
Complicidad autoritaria: el apoyo a Rusia en América Latina
Mar 24 2022
Publication
Democracies and war: the Ukrainian and European responses
Democracies and war: the Ukrainian and European responses
Mar 24 2022
Publication
International IDEA’s State of Democracy report on Eastern and Western Europe
International IDEA’s State of Democracy report on Eastern and Western Europe
Mar 24 2022
Tool
Explore International IDEA’s democracy indices on European nations
Explore International IDEA’s democracy indices on European nations
Mar 23 2022
Article
The metamorphosis of Visegrad’s populists
The metamorphosis of Visegrad’s populists

Multimedia

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