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

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
Mar 23 2022
Article
The Ukraine war and the struggle to defend democracy in Europe and beyond
The Ukraine war and the struggle to defend democracy in Europe and beyond
Mar 22 2022
Article
The EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act does little to protect democracy
The EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act does little to protect democracy
Mar 22 2022
Webinar
Russia’s War Against Ukraine
Russia’s War Against Ukraine

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