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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), is the only inter-governmental organization supporting democracy around the world. It aims to support journalists with up-to-date information and impartial analysis. Our experts are on hand to talk to media and have been cited in the likes of The New York Times to the BBC, Le Monde and the Mail & Guardian. Our reports are also available online, including our flagship Global State of Democracy Report. Be among the first to learn about our announcements and new reports by signing up for our press releases and regular newsletter on this page.
Here are some of our experts who are available for interviews on our new Global Monitor of COVID-19's Impact on Democracy and Human Rights.
Head of Mission, Myanmar
Expertise: Public diplomacy, e-government, democratic transitions, Indigenous affairs, environmental issues and environmental politics
Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian
Special Adviser to the Secretary-General
Expertise: Democracy development, Eastern Europe, political parties, authoritarian regimes, gender equality and diversity mainstreaming, project management, communication and European Union
Country / Region Focus Eastern Europe, Sweden
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Swedish
Senior Programme Manager
Expertise: Gender equality and women’s empowerment, politics, media, constitutions, electoral processes and governance, parliamentary development and legislative formulation, women’s human rights advocacy and community development.
Languages: English, Shona
Expertise: Institutional design, constitutional responses to oligarchic democracy and civil society training on constitutionalism
Languages: Arabic, English, French, German
Senior Programme Officer
Expertise: Law, legal framework review, electoral systems, electoral justice, electoral reform, political party development and citizen’s participation
Country / Region Focus Fiji and Mongolia
Associate Programme Officer
Expertise: Constitution-building, electoral system design, political parties, federalism and decentralization, international and regional human rights systems and public international law
Country / Region Focus Ethiopia and Africa
Languages: Amharic, Dutch, English