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Apr
23
2018
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After one and a half year of heading a troubled government, Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski stepped down following vote-buying allegations ahead of an impeachment process.
Apr
18
2018
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Mar
15
2018
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The office of International IDEA in Peru started with a project supported by the European Union to provide technical assistance for the political debate on the electoral reform. Este artículo se...
Mar
12
2018
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Political financing (of parties and election campaigns) is crucial for the quality of democracy and the integrity of elections. Democracy has no price, but it does have an operating cost. Accordingly...
Mar
06
2018
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Unequal political representation of women in relation to men remains a problem all over the world. Just 23 per cent of the world’s members of parliament are women. A major contributing factor to this...
Feb
19
2018
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International IDEA has provided technical assistance for the preparation of the new Peruvian electoral schedule to be applied in the elections this year. The aim was to streamline terms and avoid...
Jan
30
2018
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The Fourth International Forum of Santo Domingo under the theme "The state of democracy in Latin America: 40 years since the third wave of democracy", organized by the Global Foundation for Democracy...
Jan
25
2018
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On 21 November, International IDEA Secretary-General Yves Leterme travelled to Lima, Peru, to attend the Annual Democracy Forum 2017 (ADF).
Dec
21
2017
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On 12 December, International IDEA and the University of the Andes’ Law School convened a panel of experts in Bogota, Colombia, to discuss the report, Political Finance and the Participation of Women...
Dec
20
2017
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Last month's Paradise Papers revelations have raised many questions. Where is Prime Minister Justine Trudeau’s long-time collaborator, Stephen Bronfman, getting his money from? Why did Prince Charles...
Dec
12
2017
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The International Seminar "Political Reforms in Chile 2014-2016", an event organized by International IDEA in collaboration with the Ministry of the General Secretariat of the Presidency (SEGPRES)...
Dec
11
2017
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The IDEAthon that took place in Lima, Peru saw a diverse group of people develop ideas and find solutions to topics relevant to the Peruvian political context. 
Nov
22
2017
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On the auspices of the 75th anniversary since the establishment of democracy in Costa Rica, International IDEA was honored with the "Cátedra a la Democracia Award". The award was received by the...
Nov
21
2017
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The forum "Private financing of politics in Guatemala and its effects on democracy" was held in Guatemala City, organized by the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). The...
Nov
09
2017
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Statement by International IDEA Conference of the States Parties United Nations Convention against Corruption Seventh Session Vienna, 6-10 November 2017 (delivered on 8 November 2017)...
Oct
25
2017
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Oct
24
2017
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To mark its 40th anniversary, the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center organized a conference to discuss the domestic and international challenges confronting Latin America, which saw...
Oct
20
2017
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Is corruption always a constraint for development? Is there a universal means to tackle corruption? What impact does corruption have on the quality of democracy? These and other questions were raised...
Oct
18
2017
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In the first three months of this year, hundreds of thousands of Romanians took to the streets of Bucharest. They protested against political corruption and attempts by politicians to maintain...
Oct
18
2017
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Yachts. Cars. Cash. Around 3.5 million euro held by former Tunisian President, Ben Ali, was returned to the country in May 2015 after Swiss authorities joined efforts with their Tunisian counterparts...